Assistant Chef Apprentice (Production Chef Level 2) CROMPTONS LTD

Drive your career as a chef with this friendly & supportive kitchen team at this stunning waterside location - Waterside Kitchen & Bar. Using locally sourced produce, cooking 'unpretentious' classic dishes, from the Grill and the Sea, in these relaxing & popular surroundings. Get all the skills you need to master and perfect your culinary skill set.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2024

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

    To Be Confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    21 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Preparing menu items - (chopping, washing and organising)
  • Using a range of cooking methods ( ie grill, fry, bake, saute)
  • Maintain a hygienic working environment
  • Be involved in all aspects of the kitchen from open to close
  • Food Safety
  • Work as a team to deliver good food on time

The training you will be getting

Full Training with Hospitality Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship - with mentor, employer guidance, expert chef training with Skern Training and Skills.

English and maths Functional skills (if required) to work towards a Level 2 in both subjects (Eng/Maths A*-C or Level 2 F/S).

Blended on/off the job training and face to face observations and reviews.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once your apprenticeship is completed, there is a full time role available and you could become a senior member of the team progressing onto a Production Chef Level 3 or Sous Chef. To start as soon as possible.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths/English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Tue - Sun (5 days out of 6 to work) Shifts to be confirmed Must be passionate about the opportunity to work in a live kitchen, long periods on feet, need to bring energy and zest to the role, and be productive and patient to learn all aspects of the kitchen. This is a friendly and Kind environment. Must have some relevant experience

About the employer

The Waterside is both contemporary and comfortable whilst making the most of the original features of its period home. (Once we believe a Polish off licence and convenience store called W.m Browse amongst other uses As our motto states, we believe it is ‘ perfect for parties, cosy for couples and ideal for individuals’ and which bill you fit, we sincerely want you to ‘Eat, Drink, Relax & Enjoy’, an easy instruction we feel when faced with an unpretentious menu of tempting delights that beg to be tried. Whether you choose to dine inside including our newly revamped ‘Lighthouse Lounge’ or in the main area of the restaurant, your preference may be to dine ‘al fresco’ where our well kept garden seats a further 140 people. With our kitchen being led by the hugely experienced and very talented Head Chef Mr. Gary Hewart, closely followed by his very skilled and attention to detail seeking Sous chefs Jordon Thacker & Andrew Bailey, our varied and extensive menu incorporates a wide selection of starters, a number of ‘easy eatery’ main courses, featuring lunchtime sandwiches and wraps, home-made burgers, fish dishes and pasta dishes, as well as our ever popular steaks served to your liking A dedicated dessert menu which includes our now famous cheesecake offerings to conclude your experience, all in all this showcases of our teams personal talents Gary and his team’s ethos is simple, “take fantastic ingredients sourced from some of the best local suppliers, combine them carefully and produce a menu that we are proud to put our name to” taking the hassle out of dining. Whether you are popping in for a quick bite at lunchtime or a more leisurely dining experience in the evening, we feel sure you will not be disappointed with what we deliver to your table. You can just stop by for a drink where you will always be welcome and of course we love to see the children as families are high on our priority guest list and you can even bring your pooches too !!! So, finally, relax with hard earned drink in hand, relish our tranquil setting and first class food where we know you will be coming back for more.




The Waterside Restaurant, 1 Parrin Lane, Eccles


M30 8AN

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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Jul 2024