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Apprentice Production Chef Level 2 Draycote Hotel

This is an opportunity to join an exciting, varied kitchen operation, producing the very best standard of food, from take away, on the go food for the Top Tracer; informal bar and outside area all day food; vibrant, enticing food offering in Papaveri, the a la carte restaurant and events and functions for up to 160 people.

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Closing date: 02 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shifts are week and weekends, hours to be advised in accordance with departmental rota.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be working towards your Production Chef Apprenticeship standard by working alongside a highly skilled team of chefs and assisting in a range of duties. 

Duties include:

  • Food preparation
  • Input in menu choices - being creative and getting involved in the business aspects -  costings etc.
  • Working alongside trained chefs to gain cooking and baking skills and knowledge
  • Making sure the kitchen is clean, tidy and free of hazards
  • Presenting food in a creative manner in line with menu specifications and company ethos
  • Getting food out to customers in a timely manner
  • Using fresh locally sourced ingredients

This is a great opportunity to work with an established company with excellent training and support with good progression routes for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Customer service skills
  • Interpersonal cmmunication
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to work under pressure

Personal qualities

  • A genuine interest in the job role is important together with a committed, responsible behaviour
  • Positive attitude

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

A potential full-time position on successful 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

Draycote Hotel is a unique hotel in the heart of the idyllic Warwickshire countryside. With Draycote Water situated next to our golf course, we offer picturesque views across the reservoir and a peaceful environment to simply relax and unwind.


Draycote Hotel


London Road


CV23 9LF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Warwickshire College


Emma Rogers, Jo Barrand

  • 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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