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Production Chef Apprentice at Mortimer House Mortimer House

A neighbourhood restaurant, bar and terrace, serving a seasonal menu that celebrates bold flavours and locally sourced ingredients. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, Mortimer House Kitchen is an all-day affair, with small and large sharing plates. Mediterranean with an Italian influence. If this is of interest to you, then APPLY TODAY! This role will support the essential day-to-day prep required in a Mediterranean kitchen.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,942.27 to £19,636.50

    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

    Flexible schedule, with the rough shift patterns of: Early 10:00am - 6:00pm Double 11:00am - 11:00pm Late 3.00pm - 11:00pm. Rota's to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 39.75

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A normal week will look very similar to:

  • Working with our Head of Production in our prep kitchen
  • Working with our Head Chef on the sections
  • Cleaning and closing the kitchen
  • Day to day kitchen operations

This role will support the essential day-to-day prep required in a Mediterranean kitchen.

You will need to be friendly, adaptable, eager to learn and open to feedback.

Minimal experience is accepted, but some chef skills including knife skills, labelling, hygiene and HACCP is preferred.

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?

To develop through the positions in the kitchen, starting from the ground up, and working through these positions in a thorough manner.

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Open to feedback, Friendly disposition, Respectful, Eager to learn, Knife Skills, Labelling, Food Hygiene L2 - Will train


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

About the employer

WORK WELL, LIVE WELL, BE WELL Set in a six-storey Art Deco building in the heart of Fitzrovia, Mortimer House brings beautifully designed work and social and well-being spaces together under one roof. With hospitality at its core, Mortimer House is a stimulating place for our members to collaborate, create and unwind — as well as feel at home.


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Training provider



Will Kingston

07941 512078

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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