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Production Chef Apprentice Sharon Foster and Ross Rankine

The Daffodil Tea Room are looking to recruit a hardworking and passionate apprentice chef to join their kitchen team. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 10 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Sunday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • 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
  • dapting 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
  • Able to work alongside the head chef, and share in our recipes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Personal qualities

  • Passionate
  • Willing to learn
  • Driven

Desired qualifications

  • A*-D (9-3) 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

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About the employer

We are a family run business that opened September 2020, and we are going from strength to strength.

Although we are tearoom, with our chef that joined with thirty years' experience, we are now classed as a bistro serving fine dining. We hold monthly evening events, where we have themes and life music, so far, we have showcased, fish night, Tapas, sharing menu’s etc all which have been sold out before the event.

We hold an alcohol license, serve regular afternoon teas, and a wide variety of food to cater for all needs.

We do cater for GF, Vegan etc

We sit as a team regular to discuss improvements and look for new ideas from all staff members. We work closely as a team, and everyone is important to us, staff and customers.


Sharon Foster and Ross Rankine


The Daffodil Tea Room

Savile Court


NG22 0BL

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard: Functional Skills English and Maths (Level 2 is required ) 18 month duration

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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