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.
- 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 Production Chef Apprenticeship.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Prezzo is a national employer with over 180 restaurants in the UK, operating in the Italian casual dining sector. Prezzo is investing in its entire estate as well as our people, with a strong 5 year business plan. It is offering the opportunity of career progression to all staff as well as perks such as discounted or free food, Employee Discount, Flexible Schedule,
Store Discounts and Wellness Programmes.
They will pay for skills learnt. When you can demonstrate certain skills in the kitchen you will get a pay rise to reflect that in line with all other Prezzo employees.
Reality CheckA great start to a Professional Career
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Creative
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired