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Apprentice Chef Prego

Prego has a great opportunity for an apprentice chef. You will work alongside one or more of our experienced kitchen team to produce food and learn all the jobs a chef has to perform at Prego.

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

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Rota over 7 days per week - Shift patterns to be agreed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Starting with the basics - you will learn the importance of a clean and organised kitchen, after this you will learn the importance of speed, organisation and accuracy in your work.

Duties will be varied, but will include:

  • Knife skills
  • Dough preparation and management
  • Kitchen prep and management
  • Menu knowledge and preparing all of the dishes
  • Shadowing a Chef to keep the kitchen operating efficiently
  • Managing various parts of the customer journey

In addition to our comprehensive training, we offer the following staff benefits:

  • Staff discount when dining in with family or friends
  • Staff profit share bonus (after 1 years employment)
  • Daily share of the kitchen tips
  • Staff meal daily or two if working a longer shift
  • Free tea/ coffee during shifts


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Passion for cooking
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Hard working
  • Great timekeeping skills
  • Team player
  • Willing to learn and udertake training as required

Personal qualities

  • Committed
  • Positive attitude and outlook


Desired qualifications

None - we offer all the training you will need.  Your enthusiasm and positive attitude are the most important entry requirements.

Future prospects

Looking for someone ambitious - someone who might want to take on running the Prego kitchen one day or someone looking to own their own place. We believe in showing everyone the inner workings of the business so that they can develop as a person, and also help the business by having a better understanding of it.

About the employer

Prego is a fun and vibrant Italian themed family friendly restaurant that has been trading for over 18 years. We trade 7 days a week serving food all day.

Our kitchen team is very well established and we are now looking to add further to our team as the business continues to grow.

We have a fun and friendly team that understand the importance of hardwork and team work. We believe in everyone doing well when the business does well so all employees are included in our profit share bonus scheme after a year of service. We also believe in everyone having a good work life balance so rotas are set 6 weeks in advance and every full time member of the team gets two days off a week.  




Prego, 4 High Street


MK18 1NT

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Milton Keynes College


Sonia Harris 01908 684444

Commis Chef Apprenticeship qualification

Study at Milton Keynes College - Bletchley campus

Prego Chef training, health and safety courses and food safety courses

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Nov 2021