Apprentice Chef - Liverpool

Liverpool, Merseyside
9.50 Per Hour + Tips + benefits
Closing date
12 Apr 2023
Apprentice Chef - Liverpool

about wagamama |    

inspired by fast paced, japanese ramen bars, wagamama brings the fresh, flavours of asia to all. a little ginger to warm you up. chillies that kick. noodles to nourish the body and soul.  

we're not just a company, we're a family whereby our beliefs and shared values create our strong culture epitomized by our people mantra of  'be you, be wagamama'    

our kitchens |    

we take pride in our kitchens; maintenance is a priority + we have state-of-the-art equipment. our standards are high. our ingredients are cooked fresh. we serve hot food when it's ready. you'll find no microwaves or heat lamps here. our open kitchens mean you get to interact with our guests spreading positivity from bowl to soul  

be you | be an apprentice chef  

you don't need previous kitchen experience or to have worked with asian food before  , just a passion for food, a great attitude + a willingness to learn, we'll teach you the rest!     

we have a dedicated 4-week training period when you join us, so we'll teach you everything you need to know to become a true wokstar!       

then, once your apprenticeship commences, you will develop in all areas to be ready to pass an end point assessment and achieve your level 2 hospitality team member qualification, which is nationally recognised as well as achieving level 1 maths and english certificates!  

   as a wagamama apprentice chef, you'll receive some great benefits |      

    £9.50 per hour + a share of staff tips     weekly pay, every friday     free meal on shift     a clean uniform provided every shift     christmas day off     
    4 week training period when you start     internal development programmes to support you to take your first step into management     30% discount at wagamama + other TRG brands when dining with friends + family     company pension scheme     financial wellbeing support     
    perkbox | retail, gyms + restaurant discounts       career progression + clear career pathways from line chef up to head chef     

what you'll do |      

    depending on the shift you work, you may start as early as 7am or finish as late as 10pm   you'll prepare, cook + present wagamama dishes, following our recipes + specifications    
    you'll use fresh ingredients to cook hundreds of dishes for guests every single day     you'll own one of our four stations | wok, ramen, teppan + fry      you'll manage a section, ensuring you're set up and ready for service + keeping it clean throughout your shift     you'll keep our kitchens clean, safe + up to a high standard by following our health + safety procedures and cleaning practices     you'll work as a team with the other chefs + have each other's backs    

the apprenticeship |

    you'll have both on + off the job training which will include webinars, workshops + graduating noodleversity ;) you'll have a mixture of face to face + virtual catch ups with your learning coach every 4-6 weeks to ensure you are on the right track      you'll have the opportunitiy to take part in our wokstars competition   you'll have access to non related job workshops to support your professional + personal wellbeing  you'll also obtain functional skills in english + maths (if you don't have these already!) 

about you |        

    a hunger to learn new skills + how to cook our brilliant food. you don't need previous kitchen experience, we'll teach you!     has a passion for food, people + restaurants     a team player + great communicator, who has a positive can-do attitude     a caring individual | you care about other people, our teams + guests    
    in the spirit of change (kaizen), you're always looking to improve + help us be better than the day before      passionate about creating a brilliant experience for our guests    


if that sounds like you, click  apply below!    

wagamama is an equal opportunity employer. we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees. wagamama is also proudly part of disability confident  

when submitting your details, please let us know if you require any support or adjustments during the interview process  

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