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Apprentice Production Chef The New Penny Grill

Working as part of an experienced team, you will be expected to prepare meals from basic ingredients and will be trained in all aspects of the job. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £177.97 to £351.50

    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 - Friday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The chef will be working under our head chef & will become proficient in all areas of the kitchen: 

  • Preparation for lunch time service, short order cooking, salad/sandwich/panini station
  • Allergy awareness
  • The logging of temperature information, stock taking / ordering
  • Comprehensive training in how to use the Rational over for both cooking & cleaning 
  • Presentation of the food before it leaves the kitchen 
  • All aspects of cleaning in a kitchen from stainless steel work surfaces
  • Hoods, filters, griddle, fryer, microwaves etc, dishwasher, walls, floors in fact any job that is required to maintain a Level 5 Kitchen
  • Thorough training in the production of the homemade specials both savoury & sweet

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • The ability to perform several tasks at once
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills
  • Must be able to work as part of a team
  • Good time keeping and attendance is essential 

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in food and cooking
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene 
  • A creative and imaginative mind set towards food presentation
  • Must have a passion about a high level of customer service in the hospitality sector
  • Have the passion, drive and enthusiasm to want to develop a career as a hospitality professional
  • Must be prepared for hard work and develop their skills and understanding in the business

Desired qualifications

As part of your apprenticeships, you will be required to work towards Functional Skills in English and maths if you do not hold a GCSE or equivalent in English/maths grade 4/C

Future prospects

  • Permanent position on completion of Apprenticeship

About the employer

The New Penny is a 3rd generation family business, we are an Award-winning diary ice cream manufacturer & in 2014 won the best vanilla in the UK at the National Ice Cream Competition. The business manufactures a wide variety of meals, desserts & cakes from scratch for the customers. 


The New Penny Grill


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Catch 22 Charity Limited



Production Chef Apprenticeship Level 2 

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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