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To assist the Head Chef in the kitchen operation and ensure the company’s reputation for food quality is maintained at all times.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Your working week will consist of 30 hours with a working pattern of 4 days on and 4 days off. Dependent on business needs you may be offered more hours from time to time.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To plan, prepare and cook menu items as directed by the Sous / Head Chef.
  • To assist in the development and planning of menus, including future food trends, and to be passionate about developing new styles of service and concepts in the location.
  • To assist with stock taking when required.
  • To carry out the smooth and efficient running of your section as appropriate.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • To take responsibility for contributing towards your own development with the guidance of the Sous / Head Chef and attend training courses as identified.
  • To show commitment to company values in all aspects of your role.
  • To act as a positive ambassador for the business.
  • To attend to any reasonable request made by the client or Baxter Storey Management.
  • To attend training sessions when required.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Listening Skills
  • Good Organisational Skills
  • Good Timekeeping
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Attention to Detail
  • Accuracy
  • Time-planning and ability to meet deadlines

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Honesty
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Ability to use own initiative but know when to seek guidance
  • Motivated & willing to accept responsibility
  • Keen to progress
  • Willing to learn
  • Flexible
  • Excellent Personal Hygiene and Presentation

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent in English Language and Mathematics at grade 9 to 4 (A*- C)
  • Evidence of previous Kitchen experience would be an advantage

Future prospects

Could lead to a permanent position for the right person upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

Things to consider

  • Due to the nature of the working environment you must be a minimum 18 years of age.
  • 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:

  • Interviews will be on-going and the vacancy will be withdrawn early if a suitable candidate is appointed. Please therefore complete your application as soon as possible.

About the employer

We started BaxterStorey with a very simple idea – to provide fresh, locally sourced good food made by talented well-trained teams, who love giving our customers a great experience.

Since 2004 we have been providing hospitality services in workspaces. Whether you are enjoying your breakfast in one of our delis, sipping a handcrafted barista coffee or experiencing excellent hospitality, you can be assured our teams have access to the best produce. Fresh, seasonal, locally sourced delicious food is what we do.

We are experts in creating restaurants in client spaces and although our business has grown, our ethos hasn’t changed. We are proud to remain independent and understand the importance of continuing to invest in our people. Our teams operate across the UK, Ireland and Europe creating workplace dining that our clients love and our teams are proud to work in.




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Power Station Road


WS15 1LX

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Training provider

Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College


The Apprenticeship Hub 01782 254287

  • Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in English & maths (where applicable)

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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