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Commis Chef Apprentice Leeds United Football Club

The ideal candidate will assist the main chefs with simple tasks. You need to be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the kitchen. And you will perform a variety of tasks under general supervision.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.38

    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

    5 days over 7, including weekends on rota TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001787004

  • Positions

    3 available

Some of the main duties would include:

  • Prepare ingredients while supporting the kitchen brigade
  • Prepare, cook and present food to company specification
  • Prepare and present food to the highest standards
  • Responsible for cleaning down and refreshing your work stations, washing up, and preparation areas
  • Learn how our kitchens adhere to the highest of standards of cleanliness, food hygiene and health and safety
  • Work safely around kitchen equipment and monitor and deal with any maintenance issues
  • Work closing with senior Chefs in preparation of menus
  • Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions
  • Be involved and contribute at all team meetings
  • Be passionate in delivering excellent food
  • Carry out instructions as given by senior member of the kitchen brigade
  • Assist in receipt, storage, and stock control of all food supplies
  • Check quality, taste and texture of food being produced
  • Receive, record and monitor food deliveries for quality, quantity and temperature
  • Attend and complete all education learning and development training as required to complete the apprenticeship programme

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Be passionate and knowledgeable about food
  • Have basic culinary skills such as knife skills
  • Have knowledge of different ingredients, cooking equipment and procedures

Ideal behaviours we look for in team members include:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to use initiative and be creative
  • Ability to multi-task and organise
  • Ability to work part as a team
  • Excellent communication skills

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to use initiative and be creative
  • Ability to multi-task and organise
  • Ability to work part as a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Have basic culinary skills such as knife skills
  • Have knowledge of different ingredients, cooking equipment and procedures

Personal qualities

Passionate, keen to learn, comfortable in fast paced environment, friendly and enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

No previous qualifications required; however it is desired that the applicant has achieved their maths and English grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalents.

If you do not hold the above qualifications, then level 1 functional skills in maths and English must be achieved prior to gateway and the candidate must also have attempted their level 2 functional skills in maths and English.

Future prospects

Chef roles within Elland Road Stadium, progression in our kitchens at our training ground where our first team and future first teams are trained.

Things to consider

Please review the current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Leeds United Football Club is an English professional football club based in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire and play at our fabulous stadium based on Elland Road, which has been the home of Leeds United since 1919 and remains one of English football's great theatres and is 'the only place for us' ever since. With a capacity of 37,890, it is England's 11th largest football ground in the Premier League. Everyone at Leeds United is dedicated to working as one team and to be the best we can be. Come be part of our fabulous team as we March on Together.

Employer

Leeds United Football Club

Address

Elland Road

Leeds

LS11 0ES

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Training

Training provider

Luminate Education Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leeds City College

Contact

Leeds City College 0113 284 6464 apprenticeships@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

Commis Chef level 2 KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS GAINED FROM THIS APPRENTICESHIP: • Contributing to reviewing and refreshing menus. • Using technology in line with business guidelines. • Checking food stocks, reporting on shortages and prioritising food that is close to expiry. • Learning how to prioritise tasks. • Measuring dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately. • Developing basic cooking skills and techniques. • Improving knife skills when preparing food. • Maintaining a clean and hygienic kitchen. ASSESSMENT: The apprenticeship is aligned to professional recognition from employers within the food and drink sector. The end-point assessment takes place at the end of the apprentice’s learning and development, after a minimum of 15 months on-programme learning. It will consist of a multiple choice test, a practical observation in the workplace and a culinary challenge, followed by a professional discussion. These are carried out after the apprentice has met the required criteria to pass the gateway process. The apprentice is graded a pass, distinction or fail based on their performance in the end-point assessment.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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