Apprentice Chef

IL Lupo

To complete a wide range of work, based in the kitchen alongside an experience Chef, developing broad ranging skills and knowledge, covering a full Italian style menu.

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Closing date: 03 May 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Wages explained
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).

Working week

40 hours Two shift system (closed Sunday & Monday) Earliest start 10:30am – (shift 1 -10:30 -2:30pm) Latest finish 9pm – (shift 2 - 5pm – 9pm)

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

13 months

Possible start date

10 May 2017

Date posted

16 Nov 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Main Responsibilities and duties for the role:

  • Maintaining safe and hygienic working area
  • Working effectively in a team
  • Maintaining food safety when storing / preparing and cooking food

This will include production of:

  • Meat & Poultry dishes
  • Rice, Pulse and grain dishes
  • Cakes, Sponges and Scones
  • Vegetable dishes
  • Food suitable for customers with allergies
  • Present new items for the menu items according to a defined brand standard

This position will also require:

  • Completion of kitchen documentation
  • Presenting yourself professionally to customers

In order to be successful within the role, the chosen candidate must be self-motivated with the potential of progressing onto an advanced apprenticeship.

The chosen candidate must also have good written and verbal communication skills, show enthusiasm and work well both within in a team or using own initiative.

The candidate will be provided with excellent training opportunities and a structured career development whilst working for a successful, well established organisation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident
  • Organised
  • Good time keeping
  • Good communication

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Approachable
  • Well presented
  • Polite
  • Enthusiastic
  • Ambitious
  • Eye for detail

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications are required as all training will be provided.

However previous work experience in food production is valued highly and the opportunity would suit someone with previous work experience.

Future prospects

Future employment opportunities.

Things to consider

Has very busy period when you will be physically active lot. You will be expected to go out and talk to the public. 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

With over 20 years in the restaurant industry, we are a well-established family run restaurant located in the beautiful area of Bakewell. We offer a diverse and extensive selection of traditional Italian dishes, from delicious pizza & pastas, seafood and game and succulent steaks. Our food is homemade and truly authentic with fresh flavours, colours and textures of Italy. IL Lupo has an established and loyal customer base who visit us time and time again to enjoy the excellent food, warm hospitality and relaxed homely atmosphere. Our service is unpretentious and efficient.


IL Lupo


Eaton Hill



DE45 1SB

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Training provider

Intermediate (Level 2) Food Production & Cooking includes Diploma, Technical Certificate and functional skills Level 1 in maths and English.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chesterfield College

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Closing date: 03 May 2017