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Apprentice Kitchen Assistant Grand Cafe Caruso

To learn all aspects of duties in a busy kitchen environment. From preparing foods to cleaning utensils and meeting strict hygiene requirements. You will be expected to communicate with colleagues and customers professionally to ensure the smooth running of the Kitchen. The environment can get very busy at peak times.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Working 5 days a week, shifts will vary across Monday - Sunday. All will be during the day time. Exact shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

You will be working in the kitchen of this busy café. 

Your main duties will include:

  • Making paninis, sandwiches and baguettes
  • Preparing salads
  • Cooking breakfasts
  • Preparing a variety of hot and cold drinks
  • Serving customers
  • Handling cash
  • Ensuring Food Hygiene regulations are followed
  • Washing pots
  • General cleaning

Candidate must enjoy working with all aspects of food preparation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good knowledge of high Customer Service expectations

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Approachable
  • A genuine interest in a career in hospitality and a desire to learn

Desired qualifications

Must have a minimum of a 3 (D) in maths and English or equivalent.

Future prospects

If the successful candidate is capable and willing to learn and takes on responsibilities, there are grounds for a senior position as the Cafe are in the process of opening a new bistro in the town centre.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Italian Cafe located in Derby.

Grand Café ​Caruso is an authentic award-winning Italian coffee bar, also voted 'best café ' in the Midlands. They provide a wide range of speciality coffees from cappuccinos, lattes and much more including their renowned hot chocolates. They offer an extensive menu of hot and cold food, freshly prepared on our premises.


Grand Cafe Caruso



Burrows Walk



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College


Catherine Allman

  • Level 2 Hospitality Team Member standard
  • Functional skills if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

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