This occupation is found in the hospitality, aviation, care and hospital sectors, across a range of different types of organisations and employers such as those providing food direct to the public/consumer and those developing dishes for centralised distribution, care provision or retail.
Available at: Byfords
Duration: 22 months
Experience: You must have completed a level 3 course or have the specific skills needed to apply to level 4 courses.
Starting Salary: £25,000
Potential Salary: £30,000
Progression from this apprenticeship is expected to be into a senior culinary chef role.
The broad purpose of the occupation is to develop new recipes, products and product lines. They will research, responsibly source, develop and launch products to meet specification briefs in line with the organisation’s vision, values and objectives. They will maintain high culinary standards, oversee all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and standards, order and maintain the inventory of food and supplies for developed dishes/menus, maintain compliance and due diligence documentation within the food safety management system to ensure a safe and hygienic kitchen, monitor food and equipment suppliers, develop recipes from scratch or brief, determine the best presentation/packaging of food, maintain or raise the profit margins on food and identify and coordinate training opportunities for staff.