Production Chef Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

The Feathers (Employer)

Exeter College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £240.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 40 Hours Per Week; Shifts TBC.
12 months (duration)
12 October 2020(start date)
Production Chef (apprenticeship standard)
2 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for a trainee chef to join our busy kitchen. Our food has an excellent local reputation and are looking to expand our team. No experience is required as our Head Chef wants to train someone who has the passion and enthusiasm to become a qualified chef.


Our Production Chef role will involve tasks such as, food prep, producing dishes as per our spec sheets and adapting these dishes as required; either dietary or religious reasons. You will cook, present and serve foods within safety guidelines whilst cleaning and maintaining all ares of kitchen.

Please be aware that this is a busy working pub kitchen. Hours are often difficult for some and weekend work is inevitable. We also run split shifts.

List of duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Cleaning
  • Food prep
  • Cooking
  • Preparing your own recipes for specials board

As this is an Apprenticeship position, you will also attend Exeter College one day a week. Production Chefs are required to learn and work towards:

  • Maintain excellent standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene
  • Ensure compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes
  • Produce food meeting portion controls, and budgetary constraints
  • Adapting and produce dishes to meet special dietary, religious and allergenic requirements
  • Follow, complete and maintain production schedules, legislative and quality standard documentation
  • Use specialist kitchen equipment
  • Communicate internally and externally with customers and colleagues
  • Commit to personal development activities

Future Prospects

Progression onto the Level 3 Senior Production Chef may be considered for the right individual.

Skills Required

  • Confident when interacting with staff
  • Comfortable using a computer and relevant software

Qualities Required

  • Personable
  • Presentable
  • Polite
  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic
  • Enjoys cooking

Qualifications Required

Maths and English GCSE, grade C/4 (or equivalent).

If you do not meet the entry criteria, our team will support you to gain these skills alongside your apprenticeship.

Training Provided

Apprentices will be working towards achievement of the following:

  • IFA Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship
  • End Point Assessment
  • If required: Functional Skills (English, Maths)

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