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Level 2 Chef Apprenticeship - Whiteley Frankie and Benny's

Our Chef Apprenticeship positions are available to those with limited or no experience but who are keen to learn a new trade and build an exciting career.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,664.00

    £9.20 - £11.50 per hour Shift patterns can be negotiated

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000066423

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

All we ask from you is that you have love and enthusiasm for hospitality and in return, we will provide you with all the skills needed to excel in the industry. Within just a few years you could be fully equipped to manage your own kitchen or move front of house and run the restaurant in its entirety - the opportunities are endless.  
Our Chefs are the artists behind the dishes we serve our guests. Our Chefs are passionate about all things food and take great pride in only serving the tastiest plates. 

What makes a great Chef? 

  • MAKE IT MAGIC: You deliver great-looking food at pace, serving dishes that delight our guests and keep them coming back for more. 
  • KEEP IT FRESH: You are always looking for ways to make service and operations better, coming up with new ideas that help the business grow. 
  • BE SHARP: You are an expert on all things: policies, processes and specs, maintaining the kitchen that meets the highest levels of safety and hygiene standards. 
  • OWN IT: You understand the key performance indicators your restaurant is measured against and work hard to positively influence these whilst on shift. 
  • DO IT TOGETHER: You are fun to be around and easy to work with, always helping a colleague in need. 

I WILL LEARN TO. . . 

MAKE IT MAGIC BY: 

  • Understanding how my role affects the guest experience 
  • Knowing how to prepare, cook and assemble food to spec 
  • Being able to produce dishes to suit guests individual needs 

KEEP IT FRESH: 

  • Being aware of portion and waste control 
  • Knowing why and how technology is used 
  • Understanding the importance of protecting the environment   

DO IT TOGETHER BY: 

  • Communicating with others effectively 
  • Showing how to work as a team and offering support 
  • Knowing how to use feedback to make improvements  

OWN IT BY: 

  • Setting goals and pushing yourself to achieve them 
  • Leading by example at all times 
  • Understanding different learning styles and identifying your own 

BE SHARP BY: 

  • Using kitchen tools and equipment safety 
  • Understanding food safety laws and processes 
  • Knowing how to complete documentation correctly 

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

Production Chef Apprenticeship - Level 2, You will have a dedicated industry expert to guide and coach you through components of your programme and you’ll experience a range of different learning opportunities: 

  • Meetings with your dedicated trainer 
  • E-learning Interactive Online Workshops 
  • Self-guided research 
  • On-job instruction 
  • Peer to peer mentoring 
  • Personal development planning 
  • Manager progress reviews 

At the end of your 12 months with Frankie & Benny's you will achieve a L2 Production Chef Qualification. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Our programmes are designed to help our chefs evolve from chef to Kitchen manager and beyond. 

You can complete as many of the apprenticeship programmes in order as you like. It is also up to you to decide on how quickly or slowly you would like this to happen. 

If you start with us as a chef and then want to gain some Front of house experience this is also an option - the pathway can be as flexible as you want. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Candidates must be able to work early mornings for deliveries and stock. Also able to work late evenings for close and cleaning.

About the employer

At Frankie and Benny’s every day’s a celebration – of food, friends, family and fun. And everyone’s invited. So head on in and feel the buzz. Say hello to old favourites, trusty classics and fresh twists on loved recipes – all served with their famous Italian passion and friendly American welcome.

Employer

Frankie and Benny's

Address

Whiteley Shopping Centre, Unit D10/11

Whiteley

PO15 7PD

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Training

Training provider

HIT TRAINING LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Sep 2022