Apprenticeships available at Hickory’s Smokehouse

8th October 2020

Hickory’s Smokehouse in Kew are searching for new apprentices.

What will the apprentice be doing?

1. To prepare, cook & present all Hickory’s Smokehouse menus to company standard.

2. Once trained to work in all different production sections of the kitchen

3. To work in a clean & hygienic manner, keeping both person & working environment clean, in accordance with the company & hygiene regulations.

4. To comply with the departmental opening up procedure.

5. To complete the daily service and prep list for their particular section with the expected quality and within the time allocated.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

All of your training will be completed within the workplace, You will be working towards the Production Chef Apprenticeship.

You will have the opportunity to work towards your Functional Skills in Maths and English if you do not have the GCSEs or equivalent

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Natural Progression route would be the Level 3 Senior Production Chef Apprenticeship.

    • Annual wage

      £8,281.00 – £15,870.40

      From 1 April 2020, the National Minimum Wage is between £4.55 and £8.72 an hour, depending on the candidate’s age. You will also receive some tips weekly

    • Working week

      You will be working a minimum of 30 hours a week (closer to 35/40) Shifts will be between the hours of 10:00 and 23:00 7 days a week

      Total hours per week: 35

    • Expected duration

      12 Months

    • Possible start date

      02 Nov 2020

    • Apprenticeship level

      Level 2 (GCSE)

    • Reference number



3 available

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

To perform your daily duties you will be required to stand for eight hours or more, some aspects of your job will require you to bend, kneel & reach. You must be prepared to lift items of moderate weight & assist the lifting of heavy items. You will be required to perform your duties with speed & mental dexterity at all times.

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