Chef Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Foodwise (Tlc) Ltd (Employer)

HIT Training (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £360.00
40.0 hours per week 40 Hours Per Week Shifts TBA
12 months (duration)
1 February 2021(start date)
Production Chef (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
28 January 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are seeking an Apprentice Chef to join the newly formed Neat2Eat CIC, a community interest company, that is opening a number of food-related businesses in and around the Woking and Guildford areas. The role will be varied and will teach a variety of front of house and kitchen activities


We are seeking an individual who is enthusiastic, keen to learn and to develop cooking and catering skills under an approved apprenticeship program. Working towards a Level 2 Chef award, training will be provided on the job and online, from an approved training provider. Successful applicants will also be matched with a mentor and complete a personal development programme.

The role is for 5 days a week, with 20% dedicated to training and education.

This role in integral to the success of N2E and will involve working closely with the Café Manager/Head chef, interacting with customers and helping to drive the revenue of the N2E activities.

Key Responsibilities and Training

  • Wash, shred or chop foods such as produce and cheese, slice meat and arrange prepared food items
  • Prepare and cook food – working to food hygiene and safety standard
  • Preparation of kitchen documentation, including completion of paperwork – e.g. wastage sheets, cleaning records
  • Ensure food is prepared to the required standards, checking for taste, presentation and quality
  • Serve food promptly, and ensure food is garnished correctly
  • Manage portion control, preparation and storage methods
  • Take out waste, clean the cooking area and organise the storing of unused food.
  • Front of house roles include; brewing and serving coffee and tea, waiting on guests, setting and clearing tables, general cleaning
  • Communicating with customers

Future Prospects

Apprentices will be supported to find further employment (although no guarantees are made)

Skills Required

None required

Qualities Required

  • Be willing to learn new skills and how to manage a varied workload
  • Be willing to help customers enjoy their time within our businesses
  • Be willing to learn and gain experience of good IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PPT)
  • Be prepared to follow and stick to our code of conduct
  • Be polite and working in a respectful manner
  • Be willing to learn to work well in a pressured environment, whilst paying attention to detail
  • Show willingness to communicate and listen effectively and politely to both customers and team
  • Be a team player
  • Be reliable and trustworthy
  • Show self-motivation and be flexible and adaptable to the needs of the organisation
  • Show ambition to work hard for the benefit of the company
  • Show determination to succeed and, ideally, a passion for food production and quality

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent in maths & English A-C 9/4. 

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Chef
  • Food Hygiene
  • Accredited Barista training
  • A needs analysis will be conducted, and other training will be provided based on an individual’s needs (this can include functional skills in English and maths)
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