REF CA25 - Commis Chef Apprentice at La Corte Ltd (Franco's)

With over 30 years experience, Andrea will teach you everything you need to know about being a Head Chef in a busy restaurant. Once you feel confident in your abilities, Andrea will assist you create your own Chef’s Specials for our busy Trattoria.

Apprenticeship Information

Start Date 04/12/2021
Location Leyland
Occupational Areas Catering
Closing Date 03/12/2021
Wage £7 Hour
Working Week Tuesday-Sunday 3:00pm-9:30/10:00pm
Apprenticeship
Duration
19 months
Apprenticeship Level 2

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  • Job Description

    Our apprentice would be keen to learn everything from our Head Chef, Andrea. With over 30 years experience, Andrea will teach you everything you need to know about being a Head Chef in a busy restaurant. Once you feel confident in your abilities, Andrea will assist you to create your own Chef’s Specials for our busy Trattoria. As a small business we will be able to teach you everything from Health and Safety, sourcing quality ingredients and planning a menu on time and budget within the kitchen constraints. This really is an exciting opportunity for a bussing Chef who wants to go far in their career.
    You will work 30 hours per week between the days Tuesday to Sunday. You will be expected to work every weekend and 4 weeks paid holidays will be given per annum.
    At Franco’s you are treated as one of the family. We care about our employees by being flexible, compassionate, rewarding, motivational and have fun when the work is done. We are passionate about our business being the best it can be but most importantly our customers are King!

    Main duties will include:
    • Preparation of the main menu for each service. Ensuring Food Safety procedures are met and completing daily records to prove our 5 Star Food Safety Award.
    • Assisting our pizza chef and counter staff when necessary.
    • Developing a range of your own Chef’s Specials for our customers.
    • Assisting the recreation of our main menu twice a year.
    • Ensuring each meal is prepared consistently with passion and enthusiasm.
    • Working as a team to ensure the commercial kitchen area and storerooms are always clean and tidy.

  • Personal Qualities

    Good time keeping
    Willing to learn
    Smart with impeccable personal hygiene
    Enthusiastic with common sense

  • Qualifications Required

    No GCSEs required, but must demonstrate the ability to achieve Maths/English L1 functional skills as indicated in BKSB assessment.
    Food Safety Level 2.

  • Future Prospects

    There is a full-time vacancy at the end of your apprenticeship.

  • What will the End Point Assessment (EPA) include

    Towards the final few months of the apprenticeship you will complete your End Point Assessment. This includes 4 assessment methods. These include an ‘On demand test’, a 3-hour practical observation, a culinary challenge observation and a professional discussion. All assessment methods will be conducted and graded by an independent EPAO.

  • Things to Consider

    In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open.
    Until we receive the above, we are unable to progress your application so please monitor your emails.
    For more information on the NMW, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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