Production Chef Apprenticeship AB World Foods

This is a hands-on position, learning to be competent in all areas of cooking and cleaning, maintaining a high level of Food Hygiene Standards & HACCP controls. Take direct responsibility for the preparation and presentation of food, consistent with food safety standards. This role reports to the Head Chef.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Between Monday to Friday (depending on college release) 7am to 4pm 1 hour break for lunch

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Implement Spice Cafe food service guidelines
  • Competently organize food preparation as instructed
  • Maintain fridges – keep clean, organized and products dated
  • Maintain dry store area – keep clean, organized and clearly labelled
  • Communicate with Chef regarding stock
  • Complete Apprentice Chef Course work as required
  • Provide regular input on menu items
  • Be able to take direction when required from other Managers
  • Ensure all communications between customers run smoothly and with respect
  • Demonstrate a creative flair with food
  • Develop and implement Spice Cafe food safety program
  • Ensure proper stock rotation in all food storage areas
  • Maintain all work areas in accordance with Food Hygiene Standards
  • Maintain a regular cleaning schedule for kitchens and storage areas
  • Manage delivery and storage of goods (heavy lifting involved)
  • Dealing with customer questions and complaints where appropriate and in line with company policy
  • Reporting all accidents and hazards in your work area and complete all paperwork as required

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

Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Food hygiene
  • Knife Skills/Food preparation
  • Use of specialist kitchen equipment
  • Maintenance of required documentation
  • In-house, full-time, work-based training
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Further progression to become Assistant Chef.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Passion for food, Able to take direction, Speed and efficiency, Honesty


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 3/D or above) Essential

Things to consider

This position involves: • Flexibility with your position (i.e., help in other departments when required) • Flexibility with your roster • Punctuality with a well-groomed appearance at all times

About the employer

AB World Foods is an international branded business, famous for flavour. With approximately 700 employees and c£160m turnover and we work across eight geographical locations. Making AB World Foods a great place to work, grow and develop has been the combination of our character-defining formula of "This is us" and "Our Winning Ways". Our company culture is built upon these foundations: We succeed as teams, we build trust and respect, we are open and honest, we are always learning, we are resilient and we do the right thing.


AB World Foods


Kiribati Way



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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