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Apprentice Production Chef Pistachio Bar & Kitchen

Pistachio Bar & Kitchen are looking for an apprentice to join their kitchen team as an apprentice chef. This is a unique opportunity working as part of a passionate team in a successful restaurant located in Sherwood

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Holiday Entitlement (Min 20 days + 8 bank holidays or 28 days)

    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

    40 hours per week Between Mon-Sun 11:00-23:00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Within this role you will gain a range of skills and experience in various departments pivotal to working in the food industry.

You will gain day to day experience in the day-to-day duties involved in carrying hospitality role, alongside this the

provision of excellent customer service.

Duties within the role

Day to day duties will include:

- maintain excellent standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene

- ensure compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes.

- produce food meeting portion controls, and budgetary constraints

- adapting and produce dishes to meet special dietary, religious and allergenic requirements

- follow, complete and maintain production schedules, legislative and quality standard documentation

- use specialist kitchen equipment

- communicate internally and externally with customers and colleagues

- commit to personal development activities

- Produce dishes to suit individuals’ specific dietary, religious and allergenic needs as required. Other duties as required

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Production Chef Level 2-

Functional Skills English and Maths (Level 1 is required )

Day release – One day per week to Nottingham College

15 month duration

Please note that as this is an apprenticeship standard you will be required to sit an end point assessment.

Please refer to above link for more information

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential opportunity for a role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Reliable, Enthusiastic, Personable, Willing to learn


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 9-3/ A*-D) Desired

Things to consider

Skills required: · Good communication skills · Punctual · Works well as part of a team · Customer service focused with good listening skills. · Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). · Ability to work on own initiative. · Smart, personable, confident with a professional manner.

About the employer

Located in Sherwood, Pistachio Bar & Kitchen is our new Persian inspired tapas bar where locals can come to dine, drink, and socialise. Our menu features dishes assembled from the freshest ingredients, sure to bring bold and inspiring flavours to your table.


Pistachio Bar & Kitchen





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Training provider



Kaira McGregor

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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