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Production Chef Apprentice - Hickory's Smokehouse Gresty Green HICKORY'S (ROS) LTD

We are fanatical about flames; silly about smokers and utterly obsessed with the tastes and traditions of the Deep South. If that sounds appealing to you and you would like to be a part of the number 1 ‘Best Large Companies To Work For 2022’ and receive great training to start your career within the kitchen, then APPLY TODAY!!

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60 to £14,820.00

    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

    You will be working a minimum of 30 hours a week generally across 5 shifts per week. The restaurant opening hours are 10:00 and 23:00 7 days a week.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

1. To prepare, cook & present all Hickory’s Smokehouse menus to company standard.

2. Once trained to work in all different production sections of the kitchen

3. To work in a clean & hygienic manner, keeping both person & working environment clean, in accordance with the company & hygiene regulations.

4. To comply with the departmental opening up procedure.

5. To complete the daily service and prep list for their particular section with the expected quality and within the time allocated.

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

All of your training will be completed within the workplace, You will be working towards the Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship.

You will have the opportunity to work towards your Functional Skills in Maths and English if you do not have the GCSEs or equivalent 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Natural Progression route would be the Level 3 Senior Production Chef Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or equivalent (C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or equivalent (C)) Desired

About the employer

We are fanatical about flames; silly about smokers and utterly obsessed with the tastes and traditions of the Deep South. We are a group of authentic barbecue style restaurants who live and breathe the values of southern USA hospitality!




332 Crewe Rd, Shavington, Crewe


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Training provider



Vicky Lynch

07949 505939

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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