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Apprentice Commis Chef SABROSO STREET LTD

The right candidate will report directly to the Head Chef. We require you to meet our health & hygiene standards and learn the skills and techniques necessary to be successful in this role.

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Closing date: 15 Jan 2023

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

    Varied - spilt over Wednesday - Sunday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will prepare and cook all items on our menu to the highest standard, always be on time and ready for your shift and always showing willingness and enthusiasm.

You will be expected to work well under pressure with a small and friendly team in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment. Chef responsibilities include studying recipes, setting up menus and preparing high-quality dishes.

You should be able to work well in a team of two, or on your own, in a friendly, but high pressure environment. Also, you should be familiar with hygiene and food safety regulations.

If you have experience with cooking techniques and a passion for delivering great food, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, you’ll prepare and deliver a complete menu that keeps up Sabroso Street’s high standards.


  • Set up the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, like knives, pans and kitchen scales
  • Study each recipe and gather all necessary ingredients from the local - butchers/greengrocers/suppliers
  • Cook food in a timely manner
  • Ensure appealing plate presentation
  • Slightly modify recipes to meet customers’ needs and requests (e.g. reduce salt, remove dairy)
  • Allergen awareness. Paying close attention to customers' allergen needs
  • Monitor food stock and place orders
  • Check freshness of food and discard out-of-date items
  • Experiment with recipes and suggest new ingredients 
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen area
  • Ensure a clean kitchen is presented at the end of service, and following daily and weekly checklists to ensure the highest standards

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

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills if required 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potentially securing a permanent position within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

working in a kitchen, knowledge of cooking technique, Familiarity with hygiene regul


GCSE or equivalent Commis Chef (Grade Level 2) Desired

About the employer

We are a Mexican street food restaurant seating 60 covers plus outside space. We are currently running as a take-away due to Coronavirus. It is a family run business in the heart of Farsley and all our produce is locally sourced from the butchers and greengrocer. It is a fast-paced environment that requires initiative, willingness to learn and a practical approach. We are extremely passionate about the quality of the food we serve and endeavour to always improve.




10 Town Street



LS28 5LD

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Training provider



Leeds City College


Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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