Salt House Tapas - Apprentice Chef

Salary: £4:00 Per Hour
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 15-Jul-2018

Employer: Salt House Tapas

Vacancy Location: Church House, 1 Hanover Street, Liverpool, L1 3DW

Vacancy Title: Apprentice Chef

Number of Vacancies: 1

Working Week: 35 Hours

Wage: £140 Per Week


Vacancy Description   

We are looking to recruit an apprentice chef for our popular restaurant on Hannover Street. We need an apprentice commis chefs to help prepare and cook our varied menu that uses local fresh ingredients. You will gain great experience here learning how to prepare a wide variety of dishes.

We have a vacancy for an apprentice chef at our restaurant on Hannover Street in the heart of the City Centre. The main duties and responsibilities for our apprentice commis chef are:

Assisting the preparation of:

  • Vegetable dishes
  • Meat and poultry dishes
  • Pasta dishes
  • Soups
  • Fish dishes
  • Setting up the kitchen for service
  • Taking directions and guidance from supervisors and managers.
  • Maintain health, hygiene and safety when storing and preparing food


Employer Description

This stunning restaurant packs a real punch where tapas are concerned. Hot dishes are all cooked to order, and arrive sizzling hot, simply presented, and look and taste superb. There is an intelligent short wine list, with unusual wines are reasonable prices, and the busy wait staff are always friendly, and ready to describe in detail any dish you fancy.

Salt House Tapas is one of the many good reasons for visiting Liverpool.


Skills Required

  • Previous skills in food preparation
  • Able to work in a food preparation environment


Personal Qualities   

  • Confidence
  • Flexible
  • Commitment to the role
  • Willing to learn (in work and College)
  • Able to keep calm and positive in a pressured environment


Qualifications Required   

Ideally a Level 1 catering/hospitality qualification and a minimum of Entry Level 3 in Maths and English but a real passion and interest in cooking is the key to this role.


Training to be Provided

NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Hospitality Services (Food Preparation) – one day per week at Duke Street site in Liverpool city centre plus Functional Skills in English and Maths if required.


Expected Duration

12-18 months.


Future Prospects   

The prospect of a full-time role is here on successful completion of your apprenticeship programme.


Important Information to be Considered:

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by the Government for non-levy paying employers. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.


Other Important Information/Reality Check

Working in the catering industry requires dedication, commitment, and hard work, many of the hours are anti-social and involve late finishes, so suitable travel arrangements need to be considered.


If you wish you apply for this vacancy please send you CV via email, stating the role you would like to be considered for, to  and answer the following questions:

1. What's your favourite dish and why?

2. Why do you want to train to become a chef?


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