Apprentice Kitchen Team Member - Intermediate (Level 2)

Pizzaexpress (Employer)

Lifetime Training Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £250.80 to £276.00
30.0 hours per week Shift work including Weekends
15 months (duration)
7 February 2022(start date)
Production chef (apprenticeship standard)
31 January 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will learn how to make great pizzas, talk to our guests, put smiles on faces and sauce on T-shirts. Whatever you’d like to get from your job with us, from progression and development, to financing your studies or learning a new skill. What you get here, is made by you


We are about delivering great service and creating memorable experiences for our customers. You’ll use your passions and interests to fuel moments of connection and make every customer’s visit special.

Some daily roles will include:

• Prepare, cook and present our menu with passion and care, in line with our How To cards
• Set up and clean down the kitchen at the start and end of service 
• Demonstrate excellent menu and dietary and nutritional knowledge 
• Wow customers, when you’re able, through flaring dough, talking to our customers or finding 
  other ways to build connections with them 
• Making sure food is prepared and efficiently and accurately 
• Communicating and managing par levels and shortages with management before and advising 
  the manager if any problems 
• Making sure the correct stock rotation and food dating rules are adhered to
• Recording all food waste accurately
• Contribute to the success of the business by carrying out any reasonable request from your 
• Carrying out temperature checks and recording information according to company standards

Future Prospects

Ongoing learning and development 

Reality Check

•    £9.20 per hour for all Pizza Chefs when you've completed your training
•    Under 21 & 23 £8.36 per hour during your training
•    23 and over £8.91 per hour during your training 

Skills Required

•    Great communicators and capable of working under pressure
•    Hands on
•    Adaptable

Qualities Required

•    Passionate about cooking quality fresh food
•    Always learning
•    Energetic, personable individuals with great attention to detail
•    Genuine and always themselves
•    Love team working

Qualifications Required

No qualifications required 

Training Provided

We partner with Lifetime Training to deliver our Apprenticeship –Level 2 Production Chef.  Equivalent to GCSE, you’ll be supported through your programme with a Lifetime Regional Trainer, as well as your Restaurant Manager and gain a nationally recognised qualification to take with you wherever you go.  

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