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Hospitality Commis Chef - Burrito Artist and Catering Assistant Apprenticeship The Burrito Kitchen Ltd

An exciting opportunity to join Burrito Kitchen a fast-growing Mexican food outlet at Intu Merry Hill. We are looking for an enthusiastic, happy, motivated apprentice to join our team.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 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

    Flexible shift pattern. Earliest start 9.00am and latest finish 10.00pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  • To help prepare food for Burrito Kitchen and serve our customers
  • To assist in opening the unit, preparing products for sale to our customers
  • Receiving goods and deliveries: correctly by accurately checking against delivery notes. Checking for infestation and damaged boxes and ensuring correct temperatures for various foods for storage according to company guidelines

Cooking of Food:

  • Marinating our meat, cooking in accordance with company guidelines, chopping and/or shredding ready for serving to customers
  • Making our famous salsas from scratch and keeping the recipes top secret
  • Cleaning and Hygiene: Pot washing following company Health and Safety procedures for sharp objects and machinery. Safe and correct disposal of waste when shutting down the unit
  • Closing down the unit: Shutting down of the unit should be done correctly and safely. Ensuring all units are cleaned thoroughly with company detergents at the end of the da (With hot water, detergents, sanitiser and degrease for floors, surfaces and fridges and vinegar spray for glass surfaces and displays)
  • Tills: The use of tills and credit card machine should be as described in training unless otherwise stated by management
  • Keep up to date with relevant training and development. For example, seeking to learn new menus

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To be able to respond responsibly to requests from management and remain flexible in terms of covering work shifts
  • To use your initiative at all times but especially when the unit is quiet. Keeping on top of duties by doing extra and being attentive, for example, cleaning as you go

Personal qualities

  • A fun, friendly, happy person
  • To be clean and smart with excellent personal hygiene at all times. This is essential as it is fundamental to the delivery of excellent customer service
  • To be punctual and able to follow correct company procedures. Whenever you are absent, ensure cover can be arranged in time
  • To deliver excellent customer service at all times. Smiling and being polite in all situations
  • Confident, willing to learn, honest

Desired qualifications

No qualifications are desired.

Future prospects

We will seek to employ the apprentice on a full-time basis after the apprenticeship has finished.

Things to consider

When fully trained could be working solo, opening and closing the kitchen.

About the employer

Burrito Kitchen is a fast growing Mexican food outlet at Merry Hill shopping centre.


The Burrito Kitchen Ltd


Unit 14

The Merry Hill Centre

Brierley Hill


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Dudley College of Technology


Julie Perks 01384 363314

  • Full training will be provided on an ongoing daily basis and when required
  • You will be required to attend college premises 1 day a week working towards an NVQ Level 2 Professional Cookery qualification
  • An assessor will be allocated to you to progress/help you through your course. Continual assessment for NVQ’s coupled with assignments/or exams depending on the course of study
  • Time spent training will be part of the agreed contracted hours of the working week

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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