Signature Living - Alma de Cuba - Apprentice Chef

Salary: From £175:00 Per Week
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 18-Oct-2017

Employer: Signature Living - Alma de Cuba

Address: Alma de Cuba, St Peters' Church, Seel Street, Liverpool. L1 4BH

Role: Apprentice Chef  

Wage: From £175:00 Per Week

Hours: 35 hours per week over 5 days


Employer Description

Alma de Cuba, Liverpool’s most spectacular restaurant and bar, an island in the heart of the city, an independent spirit that leaves a lasting impression. Set inside the magnificent conversion of the former St. Peters Catholic Church, Alma de Cuba in an eclectic mix of Cuba, Hispanic, and Latin American influences that are enhanced with Liverpool’s great spirit.


Vacancy Short Description

An exciting opportunity to join the kitchen brigade at Alma de Cuba, in Liverpool City Centre. The role involves working in busy kitchen with a team of chefs producing high quality food using a variety of cooking methods. You will require a keen interest in food and be able to do several tasks at once and be able to show off your creative side presenting dishes in imaginative ways.


Vacancy Full Description       

  • Preparing, cooking and presenting food in line with required standards
  • Making sure food is served promptly
  • Monitoring food production to ensure consistent quality and portion size
  • Following relevant hygiene, health and safety guidelines
  • Working effectively as part of a team


Personal Qualities of Candidate

  • Wants to work in a busy environment
  • Will work as part of a busy team
  • Good communication skills
  • Can liaise with customers
  • Remain clam under pressure
  • Using your own initiative
  • Smart & tidy appearance
  • Good personal hygiene
  • Willing to learn
  • Good time keeping
  • Flexible approach to work


Qualifications required

Ideally a Level 1 catering/hospitality qualification and a minimum of Entry Level 3 in Maths and English but a real passion and interest in cooking is the key to this role.


Training to be provided

NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Hospitality Services (Food Preparation) – one day per week at Duke Street site in Liverpool city centre plus Functional Skills in English and Maths if required.


Expected Duration

18 Months


Future Prospects   

The prospect of a full-time role is here on successful completion of your apprenticeship programme.


Other Important Information/Reality Check

Working in the catering industry requires dedication, commitment, and hard work, many of the hours are anti-social and involve late finishes, so suitable travel arrangements need to be considered.


Important Information to be Considered:

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by the Government for non-levy paying employers. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.

If you would like to apply for this Apprenticeship then please send a copy of your CV stating which role you are applying for to: and asnwer the following questions:


1. Why do you want to train to become a chef?

2. What is your favourite dish and why?

Course Bundle Lookup

Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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