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Apprentice Production Chef DRIVE BY COFFEE LIMITED

Catch22 and Drive By Coffee are partnering up to offer two exciting apprenticeships (Production chef and Hospitality team member). If you're looking for a passionate start-up business, where you can dive right in, learn new skills and develop as an individual, this is the role for you!

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Base rate of £6 at 30 hours guaranteed a week. Will be opportunities for more hours, up to a maximum of 40 a week.

  • Working week

    Working week consists of Monday to Saturday, with one day off during the week, as well as Sunday off. Shifts will be between 8am and 6pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a production chef, you will pick up all the essential skills required to work in a professional kitchen. Your daily responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

Working with a range of food types and cooking methods, including fish, meat, vegetables and dairy.
Develop the ability to use a range of cooking appliances, including things such an electric grills, hobs, ovens, microwaves, traditional woodfire BBQs and Pizza Ovens.
Ensure each dish is cooked to the highest of standards, with reasonable and efficient speed. 
Work in a busy environment, under high pressure. 
Taking the initiative and carrying out tasks and taking control when needed.
Plan and organise tasks in and around the kitchen.
Maintaining a high level of health and safety conduct, ensuring all procedures are followed, and hygiene levels maintained. 
Exhibit a high level of service and attention to detail in all tasks, setting an excellent role model example.
While the majority of tasks will be carried out within the kitchen and focused around food prep and such, you will also often times have to help out with tasks such as unloading deliveries or stock rotation, to ensure all aspects of the workplace run smoothly. 

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

You will work towards a 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
Interactive Online Workshops
Self-guided research
On-job instruction
Peer to peer mentoring
Personal development planning
Manager progress reviews

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential for permanent contracts and progression to higher level chefs once candidates complete their course.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 / C or above) Desired

Things to consider

MUST BE WILLING TO WORK WITH ALL TYPES OF FOOD: Fish, Meat, Vegetables and Dairy products are all served regularly, you must be comfortable learning to handle and prepare all these types of food. There will be discounted food on site, company outings quarterly, as well as more employee incentives as the company grows and expands.

About the employer

Drive By Coffee is a new start up based in Doncaster. With a focus on sustainability without compromise, we offer a fantastic range of foods and drinks, all ethically sourced, while never loosing the quality and passion put into preparing them. As a newly established company, the team is what you make it, where everyone is pushed to drive each other to be better and work harder! Hard work doesn't go un-noticed and everyone is passionate about providing the best service they can.




27 Market Place



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Training provider



Dmytrij Lymar

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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