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Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship in Bolton Firejacks

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: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,136.00

    The wage is £9.20 per hour.

  • Working week

    The working week is Monday through Friday, including weekends. The working week is shift-based and your days and hours will be notified as the rotas are drawn up.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000122757

  • 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

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

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, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

A great way to start your career as a professional chef.

About the employer

Being the UK's biggest and most loved Tex-Mex restaurant, we know a thing or two about good food and drink. Our range of Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes have been making mouths water for over 25 years – from mild to wild, we’ve got every flavour! If you’re in the mood for sizzling fajitas, bursting burritos, or tender fall-off-the-bone ribs, you’ve come to the right place. For those who fancy a lighter bite we have a brunch menu and a selection of desserts for your sweet tooth.

Employer

Firejacks

Address

Middlebrook Retail & Leisure Park

Bolton

BL6 6JA

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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: 28 Feb 2023