Production Chef Apprentice Dish Bar and Restaurant

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a passion for food who is keen to learn about food preparation and creation of high-quality dishes from scratch using fresh, local produce in a busy, professional kitchen.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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

    5 days – Wed to Sun – between the hours of 9am and 10pm. Shifts vary – break entitlement. No Split Shifts. One weekend off every month.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Apprentice Chef:

  • To maintain excellent standards of personal and kitchen hygiene
  • Preparing food to a high standard meeting portion control and budgetary constraints
  • Assisting with restocking and deliveries
  • Ensure compliance to procedures
  • Follow, complete and maintain production schedules, legislation and quality standards
  • Use specialist equipment
  • Communicate politely and clearly with customers and colleagues
  • Be fully committed to completion of the course
  • Comply with all Health and Safety / Covid related regulations

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

  • Production Chef Level 2 Standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Promotion to commis chef / chef de partie

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Personal hygiene, Sense of humour, Accurate timekeeping


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

Things to consider

Break times to fit around service.

About the employer

Dish is a small, Mediterranean style restaurant producing food to a very high standard. Fresh, local products are used to create delicious, home-made dishes. We are a busy establishment offering an excellent opportunity to gain catering skills whilst working in a professional environment under a very experienced head chef.


Dish Bar and Restaurant


232 Almond Brook Road



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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