Apprentice Chef The Daffodil Tea Room

The Daffodil Tea Room are looking to recruit a hardworking and passionate apprentice chef to join their kitchen team. The role involves checking, preparing, assembling, cooking, regenerating, holding and presenting food meeting the needs of the customers and maintaining organisational standards and procedures.

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Range of shifts, Monday- Sunday. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Day-to-day duties will include:

  • Maintain excellent standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene
  • Ensure compliance with procedures, menu specifications and recipes
  • Produce food meeting portion controls, and budgetary constraints
  • Adapting and producing dishes to meet special dietary, religious and allergenic requirements
  • Follow, complete and maintain production schedules, legislative and quality standard documentation
  • Use specialist kitchen equipment
  • Communicate internally and externally with customers and colleagues
  • Commit to personal development activities
  • Check, prepare, assemble, cook, regenerate, hold and present food meeting the needs of the customers and maintaining organisational standards and procedures
  • Use kitchen tools and equipment correctly to produce consistently high quality dishes according to specifications
  • Produce dishes to suit individuals’ specific dietary, religious and allergenic needs as required
  • Able to work alongside the head chef, and share in our recipes

Trust mandatory training

  • Awareness of special diets
  • Awareness of hospital food standards
  • COSHH awareness
  • Food safety training
  • Allergen awareness
  • Completion of the full Apprenticeship Programme and end point assessment

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

  • Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Please refer to the above link for more information.

  • Functional Skills English and Maths (Level 1 is required )
  • Day release – One day per week to Nottingham College
  • 15 month duration
  • Please note that, as this is an apprenticeship standard, you will be required to sit an end point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential opportunity for a role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Passionate, Willing to learn, Driven, Reliable, Flexible and adaptable


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Essential

About the employer

Tearoom in the quaint village of Eakring NG22 0BL Offering casual dining and a relaxed atmosphere


The Daffodil Tea Room





NG22 0BL

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Training provider



Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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