Ask Italian

Senior Production Chef Apprenticeship, Basingstoke - Advanced (Level 3)

Ask Italian (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £267.30
30.0 hours per week 30 hours, days and times to be confirmed
12 months (duration)
4 January 2022(start date)
Senior production chef (apprenticeship standard)
31 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

At ASK Italian our mission is simple, we want people to do more than eat Italian food, we want them to eat like an Italian to enjoy the entire experience, escaping from the day to day, connecting with friends and family and enjoying great Italian food.


The starting rate of pay is up to £8.91 depending on your age (we don’t use apprentice rates of pay!) plus tips and benefits. We offer a bespoke Level 3 Apprenticeship programme to launch your career with ASK Italian. We will teach you all about our business with the opportunity to gain
a Sous Chef role within the year! Our CEO started out as a Team Member – where
will your career take you?

Your duties will include:

  • Creating amazing, authentic Italian dishes
  • Supporting other chefs in food preparation and service
  • Following Food Safety regulations
  • Following Allergy Advices
  • Following H&S regulations
  • Keeping high cleaning standards

If you’re interested in creating amazing, authentic Italian dishes, from beautiful ingredients and serving our customers with style, this could be the start of something special. We’re always on the look out for people with drive, personality, ambition, potential and plenty of spirit – so does this sound like you?

If it does, we could give you an amazing Italian Education and support you through an award-winning career development programme.

As a Team Member we’ll give you:

  • Full traininginto role and great opportunities for career development, including a fully accredited and industry recognised Level 3 Apprenticeship Certificate as a Senior Production Chef.
  • Fantastic hourly rate, in line with our restaurant roles every step of the way, with a share of the tips on top.
  • 50% discount at ASK Italian and Zizzi restaurants (including drinks!)
  • Free meals on shift with a heavily discounted menu range too.
  • New uniform provided, including shoes.
  • 28 days paid holiday, pro rata.
  • ASK Italian are closed on Christmas day, meaning you’ll be able to spend Christmas exactly as you choose.
  • Access to wages earned through Wagestream,
  • Well-being and GP support for yourself and your family,
  • Discounts on loads of lifestyle brands including Cinema and Travel,
  • You’ll be part of a great team, creating and enjoying fantastic experiences andmaking friends for life!

Future Prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship course, you’ll continue at ASK Italian full time in your Management role. Going forward, you can follow our career path to become a Head Chef and beyond! With our amazing training, including our Italian Education and our award-winning development programme, we’re a fantastic place to keep growing.

Skills Required

Work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment with an eye for detail and a drive
for excellent standards.

Qualities Required

Have a huge passion for our Italian food, with the desire to learn and deliver our
fabulous menu.

The key to our success is the ASK Factor – meaning we are confident, engaging and we love to be a bit cheeky. Sound familiar…? So come join us, and be a part of our family!

Qualifications Required

Level 2/GCSE grade C/4 or above or equivalent qualifications in English & Maths preferred, but we can help you achieve this too.

Training Provided

  • Level 3 Senior Production Chef
  • Level 2 Functional skills (if applicable)
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