La Storia is offering a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to begin their within the hospitality industry as an apprentice chef. If you are and passionate about pursuing a career in this industry, this role could be perfect for you.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Range of shift hours and days 40 hrs p/w 9am-11pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    09 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Within this unique and exciting role at the recently opened Italian restaurant in West Bridgford, you will gain skills and qualifications pivotal to becoming a chef. Working in a fast paced environment and as part of a small team, you will experience the duties involved in the day to day working of a professional and brand new kitchen.

Duties and topics covered across the role will include:

  • Al a carte and fine dining
  • Modern cooking techniques
  • Roasting and braising techniques
  • Knife skills
  • Plating and presentation skills
  • Preparing fresh pasta, stocks, and sauces
  • Dealing with deliveries, stock control & ordering
  • Assisting on prep days and preparing ingredients for senior staff
  • Baking and homemade desserts
  • Preparing meat, fish and poultry

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The post holder will be able to demonstrate strong organisational and team working skills. They will have a good general knowledge of ICT packages and demonstrate a good level of spoken and written literacy.

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Can work to their own initiative
  • Organised
  • Team Player
  • Can prioritise
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends

Qualifications required

A*-D Maths and English or equivalent at GCSE desirable but not essential

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours and be willing to work public holidays in accordance with the role.

About the employer

LA STORIA LIMITED is based in Nottingham.




12 Musters Road

West Bridgford



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Training provider

Professional Cookery diploma Level 2 - 12 months

  •  Level 2 Diploma in Professional cookery
  •  Functional Skills English, Maths and ICT Level 1 if required

This apprenticeship is 1 day per month at the college term time only 9am - 5pm with the other days based at the work place. Training will be day release one day a month to Trent Bridge Cricket Ground training kitchen.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central College Nottingham


Mark Johnson 0115 884 2283

Other information

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Employer's Application Instructions

Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Nov 2017