West Lodge Park Hotel

Production Chef Apprentice


West Lodge Park Hotel

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £260.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday Shifts TBC
duration: 12 months
start: 2 December 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Production Chef (apprenticeship standard)
29 November 2019 (application closing date)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Production Chef at West Lodge Park Hotel Learn the trade and gain a Level 2 Production Chef Qualification. The main duty of this role is to assist and support the Commis Chef, Chef de Partie and any other Kitchen staff in all relevant aspects of running the kitchen, as required.


Specific duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Learning how all relevant areas of the kitchen operate.
  • Assisting in setting up and preparing kitchen for daily food service.
  • Assisting with cold preparation, e.g. washing, peeling, preparing fruit and vegetables (and in the longer term assist in the preparation of meat & fish).
  • Cleaning the kitchen, including washing up (filling/emptying sinks and dishwashers), general cleaning etc
  • Putting away stores dry, fresh and refrigerated products.
  • Be aware of stock rotation of kitchen storesfood supplies, and be aware of food wastage
  • Working towards assisting the Commis Chef and Chef de Partie in running a kitchen section, as required
  • Positively promoting kitchen standards

Future Prospects

Opportunity to become a Commis Chef, and possibly rise to Chef de Partie by learning how to run a section in the Kitchen (in the medium/long term).

Skills Required

Have the drive and determination to learn how to run a section (in the medium/long term)

Qualities Required

  • Possess a genuine interest in and commitment to working in a Professional Kitchen
  • Candidates must be willing to complete a Culinary Apprenticeship Qualification, whilst working
  • Be passionate about using and cooking with fresh produce and delivering a quality service

Qualifications Required

None required, however, maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Training Provided

Training to be provided:

  • Level 2 Food Production Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • This job opportunity includes the chance to complete a Vocational Qualification over 12-14 months, with free training provided onsite at work (no need to attend College)
  • You will work as a paid employee and have training alongside this, every 4-6 weeks
  • Apprentices without Level 1 English and maths will need to achieve level 1 and take the test for Level 2 English and maths prior to taking the end-point assessment
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