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Production Chef Apprentice

Job description

The Old Wharf Tea Rooms strategically located at the midway point of the Grantham Canal, approximately 17 miles from both Grantham & Nottingham, has recently gone under a dramatic, yet sympathetic restoration. This employer will be paying national minimum wage for your age.

Day to day duties will include:

  • Maintain excellent standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene
  • Ensure compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes.
  • Produce food meeting portion controls, and budgetary constraints
  • Adapting and produce dishes to meet special dietary, religious and allergenic requirements
  • Follow, complete and maintain production schedules, legislative and quality standard documentation
  • Use specialist kitchen equipment
  • Communicate internally and externally with customers and colleagues
  • Check, prepare, assemble, cook, regenerate, hold and present food meeting the needs of the customers and maintaining organisational standards and procedures
  • Use kitchen tools and equipment correctly to produce consistently high quality dishes according to specifications

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 19/11/2021

Possible start date: 29/11/2021

Skills required

  • Good communication skills
  • Works well as part of a team

Qualifications required

GCSEs at grades D/3 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are desirable but not essential.

Training provided

15-month Level 2 Production Chef apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Functional Skills English and maths (Level 2 is required)

Link to Production Chef Standard- https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/production-chef-v1-0

Please note that as this is an apprenticeship standard you will be required to sit an end point assessment. Please refer to above link for more information.

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Why do you want to become a production chef?

Second question
Do you have a full UK driving license and access to your own car?

Employer information

The Old Wharf tearooms beside the tranquil Hickling Basin. The tearoom boasts several different areas inside and out. There are many tables on the first floor with idyllic scenes looking out across the water, on the ground floor we have more seating for weary walkers and our four legged friends to relax. Our venue is used daily but can be booked for special events & parties. Outside we have two large seating areas, by the waters edge, watch the world go by over lunch.

Address details:

Christopher Grice
The Basin
Main Street
Hickling
Melton Mowbray
LE14 3AH

Map data is calculated from the available geolocation information.

Reference number VAC001776633
Working week 5/7 days, Monday - Sunday, 08:30 - 16:00.

(32 hours per week)

Expected duration 15 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Production Chef - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £139.20 - £262.72 (Weekly)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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