Apprentice Production Chef LAVO LTD

As an Apprentice production chef at LAVO, you will play a crucial role in supporting our kitchen operations. You will work closely with our chefs and kitchen staff to ensure the smooth and efficient preparation of Italian dishes that meet our high standards of quality.

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Closing date: 17 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Service Charges may be given.

    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

    Thursday – Sunday. Full time 1 pm till close (usually around 9:30/10 pm)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are currently seeking a dedicated Apprentice Production Chef to join our talented culinary team and contribute to our mission of delivering exceptional dining experiences.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with food preparation, such as chopping vegetables, slicing meats, and preparing sauces
  • Maintaining a clean and organized kitchen environment, including washing dishes and utensils
  • Supporting the chefs with various tasks as required during busy service hours
  • Adhering to food safety and hygiene standards at all times

The training you will be getting

Training will be at Doncaster College where you will access a wide range of facilities on offer. 
Day release.  

You will undertake the Production Chef Level 2 standard. 
You will undertake Functional Skills for English and/or maths if needed.  

You will undertake both on and off-the-job training by a team of industry-qualified professionals to give you the best skills, knowledge, and experience. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Math (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

You must be able to travel to and from work and college. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

LAVO is an Italian Open Kitchen & Bar in Scunthorpe, offering quality Authentic Italian Cuisine, an excellent range of drinks in a warm & atmospheric environment.






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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


Katie Westfield

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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