Production chefs work as part of a team in time-bound and often challenging kitchen environments, for example; schools, hospitals, the Armed Forces, care homes and high street casual dining or pub kitchens. They report to the Senior Production chef or appropriate line manager. Production chefs are likely to work with centrally developed standardised recipes and menus, producing food often in high volumes. They apply highly methodical organisational skills, energy, accuracy, attention to detail and are mindful of the importance of sustainability and protecting the environment.
- 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
|Entry||Entry requirements to be set by employers|
|Duration||The duration of this apprenticeship is a minimum of 12 months|
|English and maths||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. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualifications are an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language.|
|Level||This apprenticeship standard is set at level 2|
|Review date||After three years|
|Knowledge and Understanding (Know it)||Skills (Show it)|
|Legal and governance|
|Business / Commercial|
Personal Development and performance
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Behaviours (live it)
- Lead by example working conscientiously and accurately at all times.
- Be diligent in safe and hygienic working practises.
- Take ownership of the impact of personal behaviours and communication by a consistent, professional approach.
- Advocate equality and respect working positively with colleagues, managers and customers.
- Actively promote self and the industry in a positive, professional manner.
- Challenge personal methods of working and actively implement improvements.
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