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Apprentice Chef FAT SAM'S GRILL LIMITED

We are looking for a production chef to work alongside chefs and help with food prep and cooking.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    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 are between Monday - Sunday 10.00am - 11.00pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    19 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001834006

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Learn different procedures for food preparation
  • Prepare ingredients for dishes upon the instructions of chefs
  • Assist in operating commercial cooking equipment such as stoves, cookers, ovens and fryers
  • Make sure that food supplies are stored properly and used resourcefully 
  • Ensure that food items are properly rotated in refrigerators and any near expiry ones are dealt with according to the restaurant's policies
  • Help chefs in cooking activities by providing input and managing work
  • Set up food stations by following chef’s orders
  • Make sure that recipes are followed properly during food preparation and cooking time
  • Handle portion control requirements and presentation standards
  • Arrange food items aesthetically on serving plates
  • Make sure that the kitchen is clean and organised at all times
  • Ensure that best food practices and kitchen hygiene protocols are adhered to
  • Guide kitchen staff in upholding high culinary standards
  • Assist chef in developing menus and provide suggestions for alternates such as sauces and levels of spice for each entrée
  • Make sure that all leftover food is stored properly 
  • Assist in checking food deliveries for both quantity and quality standards
  • Provide input into stock rotation activities and make sure that food inventory is in check
  • Learn and employ the basics of food aesthetics in sync with the restaurant's set instructions
  • Maintain a ‘clean as you go’ work ethic

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication
  • Punctuation
  • Willingness to learn
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Happy
  • Good level of personal hygiene
  • Honest
  • Loyal

Desired qualifications

No GCSEs required, but must demonstrate the ability to achieve Maths/English L1 functional skills as indicated in BKSB assessment.

Future prospects

Progression into employment.

Things to consider

In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open.

Until we receive the above, we are unable to progress your application so please monitor your emails. 


About the employer

Restaurant and bar, grilled food and cocktails.

20+ employees.

Employer

FAT SAM'S GRILL LIMITED

Address

165-167

Towngate

Leyland

PR25 2TE

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Training

Training provider

RUNSHAW COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Runshaw College

Contact

Kirsty Gregory Gregory.k@runshaw.ac.uk

You will be working towards the following qualification / standard:

Production Chef - Level 2.

This includes:

  • Main learning objectives: The preparation, assembly, cooking, regeneration and presentation of food, procedures for the safe handling and use of tools and equipment, standards and operating procedures, personal development and performance, key nutrient groups, legal requirements
  • Functional Skills - if required
  • EPA (End Point Assessment) - Towards the final few months of the apprenticeship you will complete your End Point Assessment. This includes 3 assessment methods. These include an ‘On demand test’, a 120-minute practical observation and a professional discussion. All assessment methods will be conducted and graded by an independent EPAO

This Apprenticeship is completed within the workplace. You will be assessed through written work, verbal discussion and observation throughout your training. You will be given time by your employer to complete portfolio work, attend training, workplace shadowing and any other opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge.

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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