Apprentice Production Chef Lynnies Lunch Stop

Looking for a passionate chef to join our already fantastic team. Working with fresh local produce and local suppliers in a small friendly local business, working with our experienced team will develop your skills in the kitchen, and help you provide great standards of work ethic & learn to work well within the team.

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Closing date: 02 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    Overtime hours may be available during the businesses busy times or covering staff holidays.

    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

    Monday Friday 8.30 am - 2.30pm, Wednesday - college day

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000253568

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This is a role for a production chef in an exciting, busy, small local café/takeaway with fresh food cooked from scratch. You will be preparing everything from bacon sandwiches to home-cooked roast dinners. A great way into cheffing, this job will give you the experience you need to work in the catering industry, and your skills will be in high demand for the foreseeable future.

General duties include:

  • You will be working in a busy hospitality setting
  • Preparing fresh food from scratch
  • Prepping food for breakfast and lunch service
  • Some baking
  • Learning to produce food under a deadline to order
  • You will gain proper experience in your trade
  • Cleaning down during/after service and following food safety/health and safety guidelines
  • Learning new creative techniques and developing your skills 
  • Working in a fast-paced kitchen 
  • Learning organisational skills and good time management 
  • Learning how to create new dishes

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, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

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

Working with fresh local produce and local suppliers in a small friendly local business, working with our experienced team will develop your skills in the kitchen, and help you provide great standards of work ethic & learn to work well within the team.

Employer

Lynnies Lunch Stop

Address

39 MARKET PLACE

DONCASTER

DN1 1NE

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Training

Training provider

DN COLLEGES GROUP

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

Contact

Anna Phoenix

anna.phoenix@don.ac.uk

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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