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Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship in Meadowhall, Sheffield THE RESTAURANT GROUP (UK) LIMITED

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. You will work as part of a team, learning how to prepare and cook food, how to store food and how to maintain your kitchen. We will give you all the skills you need to advance as a Chef!

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £9.20 per hour

  • Working week

    Work is in shifts which are TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • 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.



What you will receive...



Great training through our apprenticeship programme will set you up for success
28 days paid annual leave
Team incentives
3% pension contribution
Participation in our annual Share Save Scheme
30% discount across all of The Restaurant Group brands
Membership to our Employee Assistance Programme
Free meal on shift
Plenty of career progression opportunities







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



Being aware of portion and waste control

Knowing why and how technology is used

Understanding the importance of protecting the environment



Communicating with others effectively

Showing how to work as a team and offering support

Knowing how to use feedback to make improvements





Setting goals and pushing yourself to achieve them

Leading by example at all times

Understanding different learning styles and identifying your own




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


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?

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


Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

About the employer

We’re The Restaurant Group (TRG for short) and we’re one of the UK’s biggest hospitality businesses. We have a diverse portfolio of well-known and much-loved brands, operating approximately 400 restaurants and pub restaurants up and down the country. Our principal trading brands are Wagamama and Frankie & Benny’s. The Group also operates Pub restaurants and a Concessions business which trades principally at UK airports. Our diverse portfolio of brands provides something for everyone.




Unit 60 The Oasis


S9 1EP

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Training provider


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: 28 Feb 2023