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Level 2 Production chef Apprenticeship, Spalding Vine House Farm Ltd

Independently owned, long established family run Farm business. Passionate about farming, wildlife, birds and growing organic food. Keen to promote heathy eating and home grown produce. Very motivated and enthusiastic team.

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

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Closing date: 20 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Within this role, you will support and assist both the Chef and Assistant Chef with all tasks necessary to ensure that the kitchen operations run smoothly.  Training in aspects of a busy kitchen environment, including learning to prepare and cook meals for the café. Baking for both the café and the farm shop.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring production and delivery of the menu is of a consistently high standard
  • Guaranteeing customers receive a high quality of food
  • Working with the Head Chef and Assistant Chef in producing an exciting menu
  • Assisting with the preparation of meal ingredients, which includes washing, cleaning, peeling, cutting, and chopping fruit, vegetables, poultry, and meat
  • Assisting with the unloading of delivered food supplies
  • Ensuring correct food stock rotation, and minimising wastage
  • Organising and correctly storing food supplies
  • Promptly transferring meal ingredients from storage areas to the kitchen as per the Chef’s instructions.
  • Assisting with the kitchen team duties
  • Experience of working to guidelines
  • Assisting in maintaining a pleasurable working environment for the team
  • Supporting the kitchen to achieve all set targets
  • Properly cleaning and sanitising all food preparation areas according to established standards of hygiene

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Proven people, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Good team working skills
  • Excellent organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Punctuality
  • Reliability
  • Showing initiative
  • Team player
  • The ability to prioritise tasks
  • Capability of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Driven to maintaining excellent quality standards

Desired qualifications

None required.

Future prospects

Upon the successful completion of the Apprenticeship, a permanent position may be available, with the potential to progress within the kitchen.

Things to consider

  • Full time position, 5/7 days including weekends
  • Staff discount in both farm shop and café
  • ‘On Shift’ additional discount
  • Bonus schemes being introduced from next year
  • Free onsite parking

About the employer

At Vine House Farm we only ever supply our customers with high quality bird food. However, to give ‘high quality’ some context it’s important to understand some facts about the bird food market and some of the foods sold within it.


Vine House Farm Ltd


Vine House

Main Road


PE11 3DG

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd


Jade Gilbert 02392984163

Level 2 Production Chef apprenticeship standard.

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: 20 Jun 2022