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Chef Apprentice Prezzo

Opportunity to learn whilst you earn as an apprentice chef within the Italian casual dining sector. Be part of a business that has over 180 restaurants. Your role will help us to ensure that every customer leaves wanting to return, through living our values of genuine service, one team, be the best you can be and community.

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

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £178.20

  • Working week

    20 hours Shifts TBA

    Total hours per week: 20.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001751518

  • Positions

    1 available

Due to the limited requirements of the business this vacancy is less than 30 hours per week the overall duration of the apprenticeship is extended accordingly.

It takes skill, a love of food and ladles and ladles of team spirit to be successful in our back of house.

Whatever role you have, whether it’s Head Chef, Sous Chef or Kitchen porter, everyone has a part to play in making sure that every dish that leaves the kitchen, looks and tastes amazing.
It can get hot, it can get hectic, but with the rest of the team there to support you, the kitchen can be one of the most exciting and exhilarating places to work.

As a Chef you will produce exceptional food to ‘wow’ our customers, you’ll work closely with the Head Chef and Sous Chef to ensure the highest level of standards are reached. You’ll help to ensure that everything runs smoothly, that we never run out of essential ingredients and that both the team and customers are happy at all times.

You will have similar experience as a Chef in a fast-paced environment, a ‘hands on’ approach and the drive to maintain the quality our customers deserve. From our Chef we expect exceptional quality and hygiene standards, strong organisational and customer service skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure.

You will be an integral part everything we do and a is why our customers love our food. If you would like to be part of our exciting journey, please get in touch and we look forward to speaking with you. Apply today!

At Prezzo we want to create a genuinely inclusive workplace, where we embrace the differences of all our colleagues and celebrate diversity. We love to see applications from underrepresented groups and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

Job Duties:

  • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently
  • Maintain a clean working station whilst adhering to health & safety standards
  • Assist with the cleaning and organisation of kitchen and equipment
  • Restock items as needed throughout the shift
  • Adhere to all food hygiene & safety standards

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

Personal qualities

  • Passion for food
  • Ability to think quickly
  • Work well under pressure
  • Resilience

Desired qualifications

None

Future prospects

Clear career development programme to Sous chef and head chef and using the transferable skills into hospitality management if so desired. We can facilitate nationwide relocation for the right candidate


About the employer

Prezzo is investing in its entire estate as well as our people, with a strong 5 year business plan.

 National Employer Career progression Perks Discounted or Free Food. Employee Discount Flexible Schedule Store Discounts, Wellness Programmes. Will pay for skills learnt. When you can demonstrate certain skills in the kitchen you will get a pay rise to reflect that in line with all other Prezzo employees.

Employer

Prezzo

Address

12a

Buttermarket

OX9 3EW

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Training

Training provider

HIT TRAINING LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd

Contact

Jess Fisher 02392981729 jess.fisher@hittraining.co.uk

  • Usual company induction including H&S, Food safety including allergen training etc.
  • Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 1 maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Oct 2021