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Production Chef Apprentice Turmeric Gold

This is a great opportunity to work for an award winning restaurant in Coventry as a kitchen assistant/production chef. You will be maintaining cleanliness, washing/cutting and preparing vegetables, cooking various food items and learning new skills. You will need a willingness to work in this busy environment.

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £184.80 to £356.40

    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

    6 days per week tbc, with shift starting at 4pm until 10:30pm. There will also be weekend work.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be working in a busy kitchen, with a head chef who will provide support and help you develop. You will need a positive attitude to work in this fast-paced environment. You will need to work well as part of a team and also be able to use your own initiative.


  • Preparation of salads, rice, breads and various other menu items, which you will be supported with
  • Be able to plan ahead and time management
  • Maintain a clean working area including operating the dishwasher, sweeping and mopping when required
  • Maintaining food storage areas and stock rotation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communicator
  • Good at problem solving

Personal qualities

  • A people person
  • Hardworking
  • Enthusiastic
  • Composed

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grade C/4 or equivalent qualifications in English and maths

Future prospects

To be trained up to a chef position, with potential employment on completion of apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This role will require hardwork, willingness to learn and the ability to adapt to multiple situations.

Please consider working hours and location and please only apply if these are manageable.

Please consider logistics and transport when applying.

About the employer

Situated in prime location adjacent to the Skydome and Skydome Arena plus a stone’s throw away from the rejuvenated Belgrade Theatre, Turmeric Gold is ideally placed for that special occasion. Our restaurant is set in a four hundred year old building in the heart of Medieval Coventry.

Turmeric Gold offers top quality fusion, Indian and Thai dishes served with an unrivalled professionalism and dedication to customer satisfaction, in a glorious olde worlde setting. The building has retained much of its medieval character and charm. 


Turmeric Gold



Spon Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Warwickshire College


  • Production Chef level 2
  • Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours covered via workplace assessment visits 
  • Online/blended masterclass attendance every other week
  • Online hospitality masterclass attendance, monthly
  • Functional Skills English & maths level 2 (if required)

Full on-the-job training and support will be provided to enable the successful applicant to undertake the full range of duties required of the role. All apprentices are required to complete and evidence 20% off the job learning whilst on their apprenticeship – this will include online attendance for masterclasses.

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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