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Production Chef Apprentice OWEN BROTHERS CATERING

Production chefs work as part of a team in time-bound and often challenging kitchen environments, for example; contract caterers, schools, hospitals, the Armed Forces, care homes and high street casual dining or pub kitchens.

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Closing date: 29 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday – Hours to Suit the Candidate – 6 hours per day approx

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

They report to the Senior Production chef or appropriate line manager. Production chefs are likely to work with centrally developed standardised recipes and menus, producing food often in high volumes. They apply highly methodical organisational skills, energy, accuracy, attention to detail and are mindful of the importance of sustainability and protecting the environment.

Key responsibilities are likely to include working with other team members, knowledge of food safety, assisting in the preparation, cooking and finishing of a range of menu items. Attention to detail, understanding the importance of sustainability and protecting the environment. Assisting in the opening and close down of the kitchen under the direction of a more senior member of the team.

  • Assisting in the food preparation process
  • Cooking and preparing elements of high quality dishes
  • Preparing vegetables, meats and fish
  • Assisting other Chefs
  • Helping with deliveries and restocking
  • Assisting with stock rotationCleaning stations
  • Contributing to maintaining kitchen and food safety standards

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Attention to detail, willingness to learn

Personal qualities

Positive mental attitude at all times

Desired qualifications

Gcse  grade C/4 or equivalent maths and English.

Future prospects

Apprentices may want to progress to higher apprenticeships.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: 

About the employer

Having been established since 1974, Owen Brothers remain one of the leading office catering companies in London. We specialise in all types of corporate catering and continue to provide, temperature controlled, delivered breakfasts & lunches to all types of offices across London. We have relationships with some of the leading FTSE 100 companies in London in both The City & West End. Our corporate catering service includes a variety of delicious hot and cold food at competitive prices that are always beautifully decorated and presented. As a company, Owen Brothers is based on heritage, tradition and flair and we constantly strive to perfect our culinary craftsmanship in order to fulfil all of your office catering requirements whether it is an office lunch delivery or one of our new, specially prepared, 'socially distanced food packages', we continue to be known for our high level of professionalism and customer satisfaction.

 Please feel free to explore our website for more information and look closely at the pictures of our delicious food varieties & menus




Jaggard Way


SW12 8SG

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Training provider

Lambeth College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lambeth College


Casey 02075015144

Level 2 Production Chef 

Training towards successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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