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Production Chef Apprentice Sam Balsini

La Mensa Italian Restaurant and Take-Away are looking to recruit a hardworking individual to support in creating Italian dishes in their restaurant based just outside of Nottingham City Centre. You will become a pivotal part of the team and will be trained and mentored to achieve the level 2 Production Chef apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 21 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Range of shifts between Monday - Sunday (exact days and hours TBC)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001743982

  • Positions

    1 available

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
  • Commit to personal development activities
  • 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
  • Produce dishes to suit individuals' specific dietary, religious and allergenic needs as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Personal qualities

  • Passionate
  • Willing to learn

Desired qualifications

A*-D/9-3 in maths and English or equivalent at GCSE desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

La Mensa is a family run business serving Italian food using the best products. The restaurant has earned a good reputation for its pasta and pizza. We pride ourselves on great service and excellent food! We welcome any candidate that is hard working and willing to learn!

Employer

Sam Balsini

Address

827 Mansfield Rd

Nottingham

NG5 3GF

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Production Chef Level 2.

  • Functional Skills English and maths (Level 2 is required)
  • Day release - One day per week to Nottingham College 18 month duration
  • Please note that as this is an apprenticeship standard you will be required to sit an end point assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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