Chef Apprenticeship

Harkers - York

1 St. Helens Square, YO1 8QN

Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July)

Posted on 8 July 2024


Summary

Join us at Nicholson's pubs, we're a friendly bunch. We've been running pubs for nearly 150 years, so know a thing or two about great food, drink, and classic British hospitality. If you love making people "hoppy", we want to hear from you.

Annual wage
£13,416 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)
Hours
Shift work including bank holidays, evenings and weekends. Exact shifts to be confirmed

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Wednesday 7 August

Duration

1 Year 3 Months

Positions available

1

Work

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

  • Production Chef Apprenticeship L2  

What your apprenticeship includes:  

  • A mixture of face-to-face and Skype/phone catch-ups every 4 - 6 weeks
  • A mixture of on and off-the-job training, including workshops and webinars
  • Reviews every 12 weeks with the apprentice, line manager and Lifetime trainer
  • Feedback sessions to discuss progress
  • Obtain Functional Skills in English and maths (if you don't already have GCSE)
  • 30 hours paid work every week

At Mitchells and Butlers you will be working towards a Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months. 

Where you’ll work

1 St. Helens Square

YO1 8QN

Training

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

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

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.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    Other in:

    • None required (grade None required)

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

    Skills

    • Team Working
    • Organisation Skills

    About this company

    You already know Mitchells & Butlers, even if you don't realise it! That's because we run many of the UK's most famous restaurant and pub brands, including: All Bar One, Sizzling Pubs, Vintage Inns, Harvester, Ember Inns, Toby Carvery, Crown Carveries, Castle, Nicholson's, Premium Country Dining Group, O'Neill's, Alex, Village Pub & Kitchen, Miller & Carter, Browns, Innkeeper's Lodge, Orchid Pubs and The Oak Tree.

    After this apprenticeship

    Ongoing support and development.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263360.

    Apply now

    Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July)

    When you apply, you’ll be asked to sign in with a GOV.UK One Login. You can create one at the same time as applying for this apprenticeship.

    After signing in, you’ll apply for this apprenticeship on the company's website.