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We have a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated and organised individual. Working at The Old Glasshouse Café and Delicatessen, set within an award-winning Garden Centre, you will work alongside the chefs assisting with food preparation, maintenance, logistics, safety and sanitation.

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Closing date: 23 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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 4 days in 7 due to college day release, all hours rota based and will sometimes include working weekends, with hours and days to be confirmed during the interview stage.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Monitors kitchen equipment and reports issues to superiors
  • Continually develops culinary knowledge to produce high-quality meals
  • Measures, mixes, and prepares meal ingredients, sauces, and seasonings
  • Washes, chops, and cuts fruit, meat, and vegetable items
  • Assesses inventory and requests resupply when necessary
  • Plates meal items under chef supervision
  • Disposes of spoiled items and adheres to sanitation policies
  • Supports the team in general duties
  • Complies with food hygiene and health and safety standards

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, the successful applicant will achieve the level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, there is the opportunity to gain full-time employment for the right candidate. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Desired

Things to consider

During the induction phase of this role you will be required to complete the Food Hygiene Level 2 Certificate as requested by the employer.

About the employer

Coletta & Tyson is so much more than your generic garden centre. We are a local family run business and the majority of our ginormous plant selection is grown right here in our very own East Yorkshire nurseries. The Old Glasshouse Cafe serves award winning home-made dishes and tempting treats. The café recently underwent a major revamp and trust us when we say it is an Instagram dream. Our living wall and neon signs make for the perfect selfie background. The Old Glasshouse Deli sells fresh meat, fish, fruit and vegetables, all sourced from East Yorkshire farmers. Homemade savoury and sweet snacks are available, as well as a wide range of teas, coffees, jams and pickles.




324 Hull Road



HU17 0RU

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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