Prezzo Restaurants - Ware

Level 2 Chef Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Prezzo Restaurants - Ware (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,620.00
20.0 hours per week The working week is Monday through Friday, including weekends. The working week is shift-based, with for example AM (10 am - 5pm) and PM (2pm – 10 pm) shifts available
18 months (duration)
2 September 2022(start date)
Production chef (apprenticeship standard)
29 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Opportunity to ‘learn whilst you earn’ as an apprentice chef within the Italian casual dining sector. Be part of a business that has over 180 restaurants. Your role will help us to ensure that every customer leaves wanting to return, through living our values of genuine service, one team, be the best you can be and community.


What will the apprentice be doing?


Kitchen Assistant £9.25ph under 23 years old; £9.60ph 23 years old and over

Chef £9.75ph under 23 years old; £10ph 23 years old and over

It takes skill, a love of food and ladles and ladles of team spirit to be successful in our back of house.

Whatever role you have, whether it’s Head Chef, Sous Chef or Kitchen porter, everyone has a part to play in making sure that every dish that leaves the kitchen, looks and tastes amazing.

It can get hot, it can get hectic, but with the rest of the team there to support you, the kitchen can be one of the most exciting and exhilarating places to work.

As a Chef you will produce exceptional food to ‘wow’ our customers, you’ll work closely with the Head Chef and Sous Chef to ensure the highest level of standards are reached. You’ll help to ensure that everything runs smoothly, that we never run out of essential ingredients and that both the team and customers are happy at all times.

You will have similar experience as a Chef in a fast-paced environment, a ‘hands on’ approach and the drive to maintain the quality our customers deserve. From our Chef we expect exceptional quality and hygiene standards, strong organisational and customer service skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure.

You will be an integral part everything we do and a is why our customers love our food. If you would like to be part of our exciting journey, please get in touch and we look forward to speaking with you. Apply today!

At Prezzo we want to create a genuinely inclusive workplace, where we embrace the differences of all our colleagues and celebrate diversity. We love to see applications from underrepresented groups and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

Job Duties:

  • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently
  • Maintain a clean working station whilst adhering to health & safety standards
  • Assist with the cleaning and organisation of kitchen and equipment
  • Restock items as needed throughout the shift
  • Adhere to all food hygiene & safety standards

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Full training will be given on the Level 2 Production Chef standard.
  • Maths and English Functional Skills are available if required.
  • You will undergo the usual company induction programme which includes training on Health and Safety including allergen training etc. in a kitchen.
  • You will be supported by a HIT Training Professional Trainer.
  • You will gain the Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Catering and Hospitality.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Prezzo offer a clear career path, progressing on to Sous Chef, and then Head Chef. Prezzo will also consider your transferable skills as you work to promote you into Hospitality Management if you so wish. For the right candidate they will also consider helping you relocate to other branches throughout their network.

Reality Check

A great start to a career as a Professional Chef.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired
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