Apprentice Commis Chef Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire

The Four Seasons Hotel are seeking a dynamic apprentice third commis chef to carry out the preparation and cooking of food under the supervision of the Chef de Partie and 1st Commis, in accordance with Four Seasons’ standards.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    8.30am - 5pm, variable shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    10 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Conduct self in a professional manner at all times.
  • Adhere to the established standard of conduct and house rules, fire regulations, and department procedures and policies.
  • Dress in issued uniform and ensure a neat, clean, and tidy appearance at all times, adhering to the established Grooming Standards Policy.
  • Report to shift on time. Aware of schedule at all times and if unable to attend work, notify the Supervisor or Duty Manager in adequate time and according to policy.
  • Be fully familiar with Hotel Fire and Emergency Procedures.
  • Carry out all tasks as directed by immediate supervisor.
  • Assist in the preparation of mise-en-place for the section.
  • Prepare simple dishes for small orders.
  • Maintain kitchen cleanliness at all times.
  • Maintain good working relations with the team and all other members of the team in the kitchen.
  • Ensure proper portion control is enforced and that wastage is kept to a minimum.
  • Operate to the correct standard of presentation and quality.
  • Liaise with the Sous Chef for extra tasks.
  • Perform other tasks or projects as assigned by hotel management.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good oral English communication skills
  • Previous Experience in a similar environment preferred

Personal qualities

  • Well presented
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Hard working

Qualifications required

English and maths GCSE grades A-D/3-9 or equivalent

Future prospects

Possible permanent position

Things to consider

This can be a very busy and fast paced environment, where you will standing most of the day. Please ensure that you have adequate transport, as the hotel in located in a rural location with little public transport links. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Four Seasons is A 5* Hotel in Hampshire that has restored a historic Georgian manor house outside London to seamlessly blend English country living with 21st-century modernity.


Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire


Chalky Lane



RG27 8TD

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Training provider

On the job training with one day a week at Farnborough College to gain a Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship.

Where appropriate you may also need to attend Functional Skills workshops and exams in English and Maths.

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Farnborough College of Technology


Fran Egerton 01252 407448

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017