Apprentice Chef Massoud Mir-Hosseini

Apprentice Chef leading to a Sous Chef once qualified. Assistant Cook leading to Sous Chef The candidate will be working as part of a kitchen team. Their daily duties will consist of: Daily refrigeration and freezer checks, ordering and acceptance of deliveries.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £240.00 - £320.00

  • Working week

    Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 3pm and then 6pm - 9.45pm Sunday shifts are 10am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    22 Sep 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The candidate will be working as part of a kitchen team. Their daily duties will consist of:

Daily refrigeration and freezer checks.

  • Ordering.
  • Acceptance of deliveries.
  • Rotation of goods.
  • Food safety.
  • Health and safety at work.
  • Preparation of all food products.
  • Setting up prep area.
  • Closing down the kitchen.
  • Daily cleaning tasks and working as a team.

Initially the candidate will be trained to work on the Antipasti side of the operation and gradually move on to full cooking and preparation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic knowledge of Food Safety.
  • Basic knowledge of Health and Safety at Work.

Personal qualities

  • Commitment.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Adaptable.
  • Hard working.
  • Honest.
  • Enjoy working as part of a team.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A-D grades or equivalent required in English and Maths.

Future prospects

There is a great opportunity for the candidate to learn all aspect of preparation and producing dishes from basic. They will be taught on how to make fresh pasta’s and various other dishes that are on the menu. Alongside this wide menu, the chef’s create special dishes every week which will allow the candidate to place their own input. In addition they will be trained on all aspect of preparation of various desserts that are prepared on site. Once they have learnt and improved to the acceptable standard there is the opportunity to take over as the senior chef.

Things to consider

Successful applicants eligibility will be subject to; evidence of prior qualifications and meeting the initial English & Maths assessments requirements for the Apprenticeship. Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to18 year olds is a priority and fully funded by government. Training for apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded by employers and they are expected to make part or full contribution. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Amico Di Amici is and authentic Italian Restaurant with a 44 seater restaurant and a large pub attached to it. The restaurant is located in a small village in Stanstead Abbotts and currently we are the top Italian restaurant in Ware.


Massoud Mir-Hosseini


High Street

Stanstead Abbotts


SG12 8AA

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Training provider

  • NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery Level 2
  • Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles Level 2 (Professional Cookery)

Functional Skills

  • English Level 1
  • Maths Level 1

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hertford Regional College


Jodie Cherry

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2017