• Frato’s Culinary Trainee Program – Apprenticeship

  • This Could Be You!
    Made from Scratch Kitchen!
  • Not Just A Cook, We’ll Train you to become a Personal Chef!  You bring the passion, we’ll teach the rest!

    Our program is so thorough that we’ll even teach you how to build a Business Instagram!  Yes, you’ll get paid to cook and be on Instagram! Our Culinary & Business Program teaches you how to make money in the new digital economy even if you can’t afford college!  We believe in People and Product, not just Product like other restaurants.  Scroll down for more details or apply immediately here!

    a restaurant industry apprenticeship program

    Don’t Waste Time! Start your Career with the Right Company that will Train You!

    Get Paid to get an Education!
    Learn to Become a Leader!
    Frato’s Invests in Your Success!

    First, we teach you how to cook and become a leader (Culinary Trainee Program)
    Next, we teach you how to run a restaurant (Manager Trainee Program, Pay Raise!)
    Finally, we teach you how to acquire catering customers (Sales Trainee Program, Big Commission Checks!)

    Rated #5 Best Independent Pizzeria by Chicago’s Best on WGN!

    As Seen on WGN News!

    Who this is designed for:
    Future Chefs / Culinary Students
    Cooks / Recent High School Graduates Needing Experience
    Dietitians (Food Science)
    Hospitality Management
    Future Restaurant Entrepreneurs
    Future Restaurant Managers
    Future Restaurant General Managers
    Food Service Workers

    APPLY HERE & Learn to Become a Leader in the Restaurant Industry!


    Main (Simplified) Tasks:
    Prepare Food from Scratch, Cook Food, Present Food to Customer

    Secondary Tasks (Cross-Trained on all Restaurant Positions)
    Customer Service, Backup Delivery Driver, Backup Order Taker

    Competitions, Cook-offs, Challenges, Incentives, Employee Parties & More!

    What’s Next:
    Upon Completion, you can move to our Manager Trainee Program and Learn how to Build a Team as well as Lead a Team.

    In Frato’s Culinary Trainee Program, Under Chef Ed, You will learn:

    • Full Food Process from Start to Finish (Unlike most restaurants, Frato’s preps almost every item ourselves)
    • Basic & Advanced Prepping Skills
    • Basic & Advanced Line Cooking Skills
    • Basic & Advanced Pizza Cooking Skills (using a traditional stone oven, not a technology driven conveyor belt system)
    • Catering Dish Preparation & Planning
    • Catering Processes
    • Understanding Customer Satisfaction (and the psychology behind it)
    • Food/Dish Presentation Skills
    • Packaging Skills (improper packaging can ruin the meal)
    • Food Science/Recipe Building/Allergy & Cross Contamination Prevention
    • Importance of Cleanliness
    • Interpersonal Skills/Communication Skills
    • Basic Food Costing
    • Mental Organization (how to cook multiple items at once)
    • Speed Training (how to become efficient)
    • Customer Service Skills
    • Basic Order Taking & Delivery Driver Skills
    • Basic Customer Service Skills
    • Basic Leadership Skills

    APPLY HERE & Learn to Become a Leader in the Restaurant Industry!

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