Wok Chef Apprentice Rosa's Thai Cafe

Our Wok Chefs are the Wok Stars of the business; providing guests with authentic Thai dishes presented in a playful and casual style. We are looking for kind-hearted, hard-working, food loving chefs to become our next Wok Stars.

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Apprenticeship summary

Working Week:
During Wok School Training: 09:00 – 18:00, Monday to Friday.
Upon completion of Wok School Training: variable hours, Monday to Sunday, Min 20 hours, Max 48 hours

Job Description:

  • Our Wok Chefs are responsible for cooking consistently great, authentic Thai food for our guests
  • As well as prepare curries, stir fries, and noodle dishes
  • Wok Chefs also cook our starter dishes using the grill and fryer
  • They also help in the preparation of food for service, including the cutting of vegetables and meat, and the pre-cooking of chicken
  • During service our Wok Chefs occasionally assist with the packaging of Deliveroo orders and ensuring that all dishes leave the kitchen fast, but done right
  • Our Wok Chefs share their knowledge so that others can learn from the experts, and they taste all food to make sure they love it and know it

Daily Tasks Include:

  • Cutting vegetables and meat in preparation for service.
  • Pre-cooking chicken for service
  • Making of sauces for curries
  • Putting away of deliveries
  • Cooking all dishes from the wok section during service (curries, stir fries, noodle and rice dishes)
  • Cooking dishes from the grill and fryer sections (if required)
  • Maintaining and cleaning of the wok station and kitchen


  • All employees become share holders in Rosa's
  • Career development opportunities
  • Delicious Thai food provided on every shift plus bottomless soft drinks
  • Access 50% of your wages before pay day
  • Performance based rewards
  • Amazing yearly staff party
  • Wage


  • Working week

    20 to 48 hours Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 20.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Date posted


  • Expected start date


  • Closing date


  • Standards

    Production chef (level 2)

  • Apprenticeship level


  • Reference number


  • Training Provider


  • Location

    WC2H 9LN

Requirements and prospects

Desired Skills

Personal qualities

Must be kind-hearted and hard-working, but most importantly a food lover.

 This means that you treat others with respect and care, do tasks fast but done right, and are happy to taste every dish on our menu.


Future prospects

  • Career pathway framework accessible for all – development provided to become a Head Chef
  • Become a trainer in our Wok School
  • Participation in our Master of Taste program, where you’ll learn advanced techniques in tasting and creating dishes


About the Employer

Founded in 2008, Rosa’s Thai is a Thai restaurant chain with the majority of our restaurants in London. We are proud to share our love of Thai food, with dreams of becoming the most loved Thai brand in the UK. We have expanded and opened new sites during covid, including welcoming new guests in cities like Manchester and Birmingham, and we aren’t stopping! Development is important to us too, and we have a newly established Wok School, where new starters can learn all the necessary skills to become a Wok Chef in a calm and relaxing environment.


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