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Production Chef Apprentice QUINN HOSPITALITY LIMITED

The Pudding Pantry are looking for an apprentice chef to learn the ropes and create delicious homemade dishes from scratch at their Sherwood site.

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Closing date: 11 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Various shifts mid week and weekends (TBC), 8am - 6pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Within this role you will gain skills and qualifications pivotal to becoming a professional chef.

Working in a fast paced and busy kitchen you will gain practical experience in the day to day duties involved in working in a professional kitchen.

Duties and topics covered across the role will include but are not limited to:

  • Modern cooking techniques
  • Knife skills
  • Plating and presentation skills
  • Preparing sauces, brunch items for service, soups and garnish
  • Dealing with deliveries, stock control & ordering
  • Assisting on prep days and preparing ingredients for senior staff
  • Allergies and intolerances
  • Importance of cleaning
  • Learn stock control, ordering and how to design delicious menus
  • Other reasonable tasks may be assigned in order to gain more in-depth knowledge of a fast paced working kitchen environment

Opportunity to increase wages based on how well you progress in your course, up to £8.91 per hour. Progress reviewed and chance of potential pay increases every 3 months if required skills are met.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The post holder will be able to demonstrate strong organisational and team working skills
  • They will be able to demonstrate a good level of spoken and written literacy
  • Organised

Personal qualities

  • You wish to become a skilled cook/chef in a high quality food establishment
  • You have a strong interest in food and cooking skills
  • You are enthusiastic to learn while improving your creativity
  • Hardworking
  • Can work to their own initiative
  • Team player
  • Can prioritise
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends

Desired qualifications

A*-D/9-4 in maths and English or equivalent at GCSE desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship. Progress reviewed and chance of potential pay increases every 3 months if required skills are met.

About the employer

The Pudding Pantry brings together a small passionate team with an insatiable desire to provide the kind of food and coffee that will keep you coming back. Bringing you the taste of home baking and reminiscing over those days of licking the cake bowl clean, our aim is to create a haven for those who enjoy good food and great coffee (and let’s not forget the tea!). Serving up good honest food, The Pudding Pantry is open to all those who get as excited by food as we do.




579 Mansfield Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

  • Production Chef Level 2 Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 1/2
  • End Point Assessment

Link to Production Chef Standard-

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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