Apprentice Kitchen Team Member - Teesside Park


Stockton-On-Tees, TS17 7BU

Closes in 5 days (Friday 26 July)

Posted on 1 July 2024


As a member of the team, you will learn and develop your kitchen skills. You will be responsible for preparing great food time and time again. You will naturally be a friendly, creative team player with a passion for food. You’ll be at ease liaising with your colleagues and your management team.

Annual wage
£9,984 to £17,846.40 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Production chef (level 2)
Over 5 days between Monday and Sunday - shifts to be confirmed. The restaurant operates from 10.00am - 11.00pm and you will be required to work shifts between and exceeding those hours.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Friday 2 August


1 Year 2 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if applicable)

At Pizza Hut we use a blended learning style, which means delivering our Apprenticeship Standard, face to face and via the ‘Teams’ video link.You will have a monthly session with your Apprenticeship Trainer, in addition to completing learning throughout the year.

Where you’ll work

Teesside Leisure Park


TS17 7BU


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Production chef (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • 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.
  • Take responsibility for the cleanliness, organisation and smooth running of the work area.
  • Produce dishes to suit individuals’ specific dietary, religious and allergenic  needs as required.
  • Operate within all regulations, legislation and procedural requirements.
  • Complete and maintain documentation to meet current legislative guidelines.
  • Use effective methods of communication with all colleagues, managers and customers to promote a positive image of yourself and the organisation.
  • Work in a fair and empathetic manner to support team members while offering a quality provision.
  • Work to ensure customer expectations are met.
  • Work collaboratively to uphold the vision, values and objectives of the organisation.
  • Use technology appropriately.
  • Maintain quality and consistency in food production by using resources in line with organisations’ financial constraints, style, specifications and ethos.
  • Identify own learning style, personal development needs and opportunities and take action to meet those needs.
  • Use feedback positively to improve performance. 
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 3-2 or D-E)
    • Maths (grade 3-2 or D-E)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    Other requirements

    This can be a very busy environment which can, at times, be physically demanding. You will receive your shift patterns on a weekly basis, please note they will change. The restaurant operates from 10am to 11pm and you will be required to work shifts between & exceeding those hours.

    About this company

    Pizza Hut (UK) has been established in the UK since 1973 and has 147 restaurants employing approximately 8,000 people. At Pizza Hut, our success is down to the great people we employ, people who aren't just passionate about food, but about providing the very best guest service too. In a nutshell, we're a people business that serves food, rather than a food business that serves people. Which we think is the perfect kind of business for apprentices to excel in!

    After this apprenticeship

    • Pizza Hut offers the possibility of a full-time position with further opportunities to develop your career through our management training programme.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Joanne Newsome

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261533.

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    Closes in 5 days (Friday 26 July)

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