Zinnia Trading Ltd

Production Chef Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Zinnia Trading Ltd (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £240.00
30.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed
12 months (duration)
28 February 2022(start date)
Production chef (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
18 February 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are currently looking for people who are passionate and creative for food to fill in our Apprentice Chef roles at our restaurants across the UK, you will thrive off the hustle and bustle of our very fast-paced kitchen, the suitable candidates will be required to support the running of our busy kitchen,


Working in a world buffet restaurant, you will have ample opportunities to learn different cuisines from Chinese, Indian, Japanese to Continental, live cooking etc. Previous chef experience is not necessary, as training of Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship will be provided.


  • Organising and preparing for food in a sanitary and timely manner
  • Operate kitchen equipment safely and efficiently, keep it clean and tidy
  • Work with recipes
  • Restock items as required
  • Adhere to food hygiene and safety standard
  • A mixture of on and off the job training, including workshops and webinars

What’s in it for you

  • Outstanding Training and Development through the COSMO Academy and Apprentice Training
  • Gain hands on experience in a high-volume branded restaurant
  • Progressive and collaborative working environment

Future Prospects

  • As our restaurant is quite big and busy, they will have more opportunities to experience different cuisine and deal with lots of customers, and work with people from all walks of life and different culture background, these skills are transferrable to any other industry and will help them adapt better to any other working environment in future
  • We will provide permanent chef job opportunities for the right people at the end of the programme, even if they will not be able to continue to work with us after the scheme, we believe the working experience / knowledge they had with us will stand them out from the competition

Reality Check

Benefits will include:

  • Staff Meal on Shift
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Team building
  • Generous company discounts
  • Referral scheme
  • 28 days holidays

Skills Required

  • No previous chef experience is required, although preferable

Qualities Required

  • Good English
  • Reliable, and flexible attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Enthusiastic about food and hospitality industry
  • Team player
  • You will be in a hot and busy kitchen, and you will work a rota which may require you to work weekends and evenings

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE English and maths grades C/4 plus (or equivalent functional skill)

Training Provided

  • Production Chef Apprentice Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Food safety, Health & Safety, HACCP etc through COSMO Academy
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