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Production Chef Apprenticeship Harperley Coffee Shop Limited

Harperley Tea Rooms are delighted to be expanding their team and are happy to announce they have a vacancy for a Production Chef Apprentice to work in their gorgeous coffee shop. We are looking for a Team player willing to support the kitchen.

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Closing date: 03 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

    Hours will be between 08.30 – 16.30 (hours to be discussed at interview) based on 30 hours per week Half hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

If you feel you have the skills and enjoy working in a happy kitchen in the lovely setting in within the Harperley please come along and join the team.

Daily Duties:

  • Assisting in the preparation and cooking of meals
  • Ensuring all food is stored correctly and temperature/delivery checks are completed  
  • Adhering to all company procedures in line with Health and Safety
  • Adhering to Knife Drill and equipment procedures
  • Maintaining the personal equipment to fulfil your job role
  • Assisting in the smooth running of the kitchen
  • Contributing to effective teamwork and supporting colleagues

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to work effectively as part of a very busy team and also on your initiative
  • Passionate
  • Creative
  • Flair and ambition
  • Out-going personality
  • Experience of Home-baking

Personal qualities

  • Previous experience desirable in a similar role
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a small team and as well on your own initiative
  • The ability to follow instructions quickly
  • Ability to work unsocial hours including weekends
  • Punctual
  • Flexible
  • General understanding of the workings of the Catering Industry
  • Basic knowledge of food hygiene, storage and preparation
  • High standards of cleanliness 

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grades 3-9 ( A-D) in Maths and English

Future prospects

To become fully qualified to Level 2 with a prospect to becoming a fully qualified and the possibility of a full time job

Things to consider

Please consider travel arrangements prior to applying for this role.

About the employer

Harperley Hall Farm Nurseries are located in the quaint village of Tanfield, Lakeside Tea Rooms is a brand new establishment which will offer a variety of Menu Choices to include Dish of the Day and a Menu for Breakfast, Lunches, High Teas and an assortment of Quiche, Sandwiches to your tastes. Try the Delicious Dessert Menu from Victoria Sandwich Cake, Cheesecake to the Beautiful Cream scones served with amazing clotted cream Lakeside Tea Room will offer an irresistible menu choice to suit everyone’s tastes. The food is carefully prepared especially for you. Come to Lakeside Team Rooms for a friendly day out or simply relax and enjoy.


Harperley Coffee Shop Limited


Harperley Hall Farm



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derwentside College


Apprenticeship Recruitment Team 01207 585 914

Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship Standard

Level 2 Functional Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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