Level 2 Production Chef Apprentice

  • Pitcher and Piano Richmond
  • Richmond, Greater London
  • £10.00 per hour

At Pitcher & Piano we are all about finding engaged, high performing and talented people to represent the brand we have built over the past 30 years and we would love to hear from you if you think you have what it takes to be our next Apprentice Chef

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £10.00 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Catering & Hospitality
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Pitcher and Piano Richmond


As an Apprentice Chef in Pitcher & Piano, you’ll learn all there is to know about working in a fast paced kitchen and have a natural flair for presentation. From preparation to food handling and hygiene, as well as excellent time management skills - your contribution will certainly count. Whilst working in our kitchens no 2 days will be the same and you’ll be able to develop your skills with a variety of dishes and menus.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has a passion for creating amazing fresh food dishes and hoping to climb the ladder from Line Chef to Head Chef.

What are we looking for?

  • A genuine passion for delivering top quality dishes
  • An excellent team player with exceptional communication skills
  • Be fun-loving, have a great character and enjoy the culture that our industry offers

Duties include:

  • Prepare and cook all menu items focussing on food delivery, speed of service and quality, in line with brand requirements to ensure a consistent and excellent dining experience for the guest.
  • Carry out all food preparation necessary in line with the Head Chef’s expectations.

  • Assist in maintaining great EHO & NSF scores, Audits and Health & Safety within the kitchen.
  • Ability to monitor stock levels and wastage, reporting issues to the Head Chef.
  • To ensure that all equipment is maintained in a safe, clean and efficient working condition in accordance with Company instructions and report all defects, accidents damage.
  • Builds strong relationships with the rest of the team, including the kitchen team and management
  • Supports peers, using initiative to assist when they have the capacity to do so
  • Maintains clear communication with the front of house to ensure guests’ orders are completed promptly and accurately
  • Ensures that they work in accordance to legal requirements at all times
  • Completes all e-learning within the given time frame, and in line with the General Managers’ expectations

Why should you work for Pitcher & Piano?

  • Competitive annual salary
  • Discounted meals whilst on shift
  • Reasonable weekly working hours
  • Opportunity to join a long standing, high street brand
  • Great training and development schemes including funding qualifications
  • Progression opportunities - we actively encourage our employees to progress, offering you opportunities in some of the best towns and cities in the UK
  • Online rewards scheme – Offering you discounts and cashback with major high street or online retailers
  • Company benefits - this includes food and accommodation discounts, pension scheme, company & employee engagement and a chance to win various incentive trips and prizes throughout the year.
  • Great working environment - we are proud that our pubs are beautifully designed with fantastic equipment providing a fun yet professional environment

For more information about this vacancy please contact HIT Training on 02382 149390 (Ref ID: 156177)

Company website : https://www.pitcherandpiano.com/bars/london-richmond

To be able to build relationships with team mates. Be people focused (team and guest). Clear communication, takes time to listen and understand

Level 2 Production Chef

Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

Level 2 Food Hygiene

All aspects of a fast paced, high volume kitchen, learning use of all kitchen equipment

E-Learning consisting of Health & Safety, COSHH, Equipment knowledge, Allergens and more.

Hands on and functional training provided by Head Chef.

Has a can do approach, is eager to learn (is passionate)

Progression and promotion within our kitchen team

Opportunities to work within our other London branches

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At HIT Training we have a positive vision of what apprenticeships can do: improve individual's skills and therefore their life chances; make businesses more efficient; and boost the economy. People are at the centre of everything we do; that goes for our own staff as well as those we serve. We take pride in helping people become the best they can be.

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