ASK Italian Haslemere Level 3 Apprenticeship – Senior Production Chef

ASK Italian

Haslemere, GU27 2AF

Closes in 11 days (Wednesday 31 July)

Posted on 3 July 2024


As an ASK Italian Apprentice, we’ll give you: A bespoke level 3 apprenticeship programme to launch your career with ASK Italian. We will teach you all about our business with the opportunity to gain a full time Sous Chef Role. Our CEO started out as a Team Member - where will your career take you?

Annual wage
£17,846 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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

Training course
Senior production chef (level 3)
Shift working, including evenings and weekends. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August


1 Year

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

As an ASK Italian Chef, we’ll give you:

  • Full training into role and great opportunities for career development, including a fully accredited and industry recognised Level 3 Apprenticeship Certificate as a Senior Production Chef
  • Our partner Hit Training will deliver online workshops and 1:1 coaching to enhance the skills you are developing in the restaurant
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

Where you’ll work

The Post Office

3 West St


GU27 2AF


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

Senior production chef (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Supervise the production of centrally developed menu items and dishes according to organisational specifications.
  • Ensure deliveries are checked and stored correctly.
  • Monitor the correct use and maintenance of food production equipment.
  • Acquire and share with the team up-to-date information regarding product range, brand development, promotions and current trends.
  • Monitor the production of food to ensure clients’ needs are met.
  • Monitor and ensure the effective implementation of food safety management systems.
  • Monitor and ensure legislative compliance and the completion of due diligence documentation.
  • Support team members to ensure the timely delivery of high quality food to the specification required.
  • Maintain harmony across the team and with colleagues in other parts of the organisation, identifying and dealing with problems constructively to drive a positive outcome.
  • Use effective methods of communication and operate in a fair and empathetic manner that achieves the desired result and demonstrates a customer centric culture.
  • Identify development needs for self and team and actively encourage and support individuals to enhance their skills and knowledge.
  • Effectively use techniques that support cost reduction, improve performance, revenue, profit margins and customers’ experience.
  • Monitor costs, using forecasting to set realistic targets with the team.
  • Effectively control resource allocation, minimise wastage and use sustainable working practices.
  • Use technology to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Risk assess situations, identifying and isolating matters of concern, by establishing the cause and intervening accordingly to minimise risk to people and organisation.
  • Carry out activities in line with business/brand values that actively market the business, support competitiveness and help meet business objectives.
  • 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 4)
    • Maths (grade 4)

    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
    • Attention to detail
    • Customer care skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    Other requirements

    You’ll be part of a great team, creating and enjoying fantastic experiences and making friends for life!

    About this company

    At ASK Italian our people are at the heart of everything we do. ASK Factor is who we are and how we showcase our Full-Hearted personality. We’re dynamic individuals who work together to achieve the same goals. Join us and you’ll be 100% supported in your career journey, whichever route you take and however far you’d like to go. We care deeply, look out for each other and work together to be the best we can be. Our values and beliefs are packed full of Italian attitude and underpin everything we do. Heartfelt – We genuinely love what we do and believe in what we say. Respectful – We care about how we make people feel and our impact on the world around us. Generous – We’ll go that extra mile to make a difference. Spirited – We’re determined, always moving forward to be the best we can be. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Upon completion of the apprenticeship programme, you’ll continue at ASK Italian full time in your role. Going forward, you can follow our career path and become a Sous Chef and beyond! With our amazing training, including our Italian Education and our fantastic development programme, we’re the perfect place to keep growing, so come join us, and be a part of our team!

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    ASK Italian

    Ian Webberley

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262485.

    Apply now

    Closes in 11 days (Wednesday 31 July)

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