Apprentice Chef Chimichanga

Do you have a passion for cooking, and love experimenting with recipes at home? Then this is the career for you! CHiMiCHANGA are looking for passionate, enthusiastic and committed individuals looking to develop their careers in the industry as an Apprentice Chef!

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 hours shift work

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

CHiMiCHANGA - part of Prezzo Group Holdings, are all about Mouth-watering Tex-Mex cuisine and tequila loving cocktails within a colourful, vibrant atmosphere!

We are looking for people with bags of enthusiasm and desire to create the buzzing atmosphere for our guests. We are looking for charming and sunny people that will make every guest feel good no matter what the situation. Even if you have limited experience but have a can-do attitude and the ability to smile through the busiest shift, we will spend all our time and energy training and developing you to reach your potential.

We are looking for chefs who have a genuine passion for producing good quality food. Someone who delivers day in and day out and is prepared to get stuck in and work within a team.

You will be responsible for assisting in:

  • The preparation, cooking and presentation of food with the aim to delivering an excellent customer experience. 
  • You will also be required to undertake all reasonable duties as assigned by the head chef. 
  • You must have a passion for cooking and possess a desire to learn and develop new culinary skills. 
  • You will have a good working attitude and enjoy the buzz of working in a busy kitchen environment. 

We offer:

  • 50% staff discount in all sites, across the 5 brands, from day 1
  • Free meals on shift from generous staff food menu
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Discounts at local retailers and leisure activities with ‘Salary Extras’
  • Prezzo Chef whites provided and laundered
  • A professional environment with great opportunities for career development at all levels
  • Both internal and external training courses and qualifications through our Training Academy

We are looking for:

  • Experienced chefs & aspiring chefs
  • Passion for food
  • Previous branded restaurant experience a definite plus but full training will be given
  • Fully eligible to work in the UK

Join us and enjoy a rich and rewarding career with CHiMiCHANGA

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • The ability to multitask 
  • Creativity and imagination for food presentation
  • Strong communication and leadership skills

Personal qualities

We are looking for enthusiastic, committed individuals with a desire to develop and succeed. You will be required to deliver a high standard of customer service. Able to work under pressure, you must also be able to resolve any customer complaints to achieve a satisfactory outcome. You’ll also ensure high standards of cleanliness whilst ensuring at all times that legal requirements are strictly adhered to. You must be able to work a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Qualifications required

No Qualifications Required

Future prospects

On going training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

Our Tex-Mex restaurants across London and the UK offer Mexican, Burgers, Steak, Ribs to enjoy in a buzzing atmosphere. Whether it’s a weekday or a weekend, high noon or dusk, fire up the fiesta at Chimi’s. We’ve got lunch menus, sharing dishes, happy hours, awesome mains, epic desserts and the famous Tombstone Challenge.




Southside Shopping Centre


SW18 4TF

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Training provider

Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Food Production 
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Hospitality Team Member

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017