Pastry Production Chef Apprentice PASTRY PEDALEUR

Pastry Pedaleur produces laminated pastries, brownies, caneles, macarons, Financiers, Madeleines etc  Tasks will involve prepping, garnishing, managing till, packaging ore-orders, washing up, HACCP monitoring, etc.

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Closing date: 22 Dec 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

    Tuesday to Sunday (5 out of 6 days) Market us shut in Monday 8 hour shifts earliest start time 8am. Closing will depend on age of candidate. But if over 18, close will be 9pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Maintain excellent standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene 
  • Eensure compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes
  • Produce food meeting portion controls, and budgetary constraints 
  • Adapting and produce 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 
  • Baking to a schedule 
  • Preparation of tea, coffee using espresso machine 
  • Packing orders, stocking shelves 
  • Washing up 
  • Cleaning 
  • Maintaining HACCP 
  • Calling in orders 

The training you will be getting

  • The candidate will follow a Level 2 Apprenticeship programme and study towards a full Level 2 Production Chef Pathway 
  • This training will be structured and delivered by Cheshire College - South & West
  • If the candidate does not hold GCSE grades A-D (9-3) or equivalent, they will be required to complete a Level 1 Functional Skill in the relevant subject 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible full-time post on completion of Apprenticeship 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Creative, Initiative, Good listener, Strong organisations, Honest and hard working, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade D/3 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade D/3 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Transport to Chester City Centre/Parking/Public Transport

About the employer

Pastry Pedaleur creates French inspired classical baking We have a 5 star EHO rating for my business and have a professional set up. We have won industry awards and covered in the local media for being award winning.




Unit 12 Market Hall Hunter Street Chester


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Miss Sophie Foreman


Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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