Apprentice Commis Chef York Pavilion Hotel

Apprentice Commis Chefs required to fulfil a busy conference, banqueting, wedding and hotel kitchen.

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    5 days over 7 no split shifts.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties include:

  • To assist with food preperation for breakfast,lunch and dinner, which also includes staff meals.
  • To have a working knowledge of all menus and food allergens.
  • To adhere to all fodd standards.
  • To ensure hotel standards are met to the owners satisfaction.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willing to work hard
  • Willing to learn from senior chefs and managers
  • Team working skills are essential
  • Good customer service
  • Practical and precise
  • Awareness of hygiene and health and safety issues.

Personal qualities

  • Team player with an enthusiastic attitude
  • Need a passion for food and want a career in cookery
  • Interested in food and working with the public
  • Reliable
  • Smart and proffessional.

Qualifications required

You will need a minimum of 3 GCSE's at grade D or above to include English and Maths.

Future prospects

Could lead to full time in house promotion for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Will need to be flexible and will include weekend, evening and bank holiday working. 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

This beautiful privately owned hotel is situated in Fulford, 1 ½ miles south of York City Centre.

There are 57 bedrooms, and a 60 cover Brasserie style Restaurant which offers the finest cuisine from varied and exciting menus.

In our stunning banqueting rooms we hold many weddings, private dinners, events and Christmas parties for up to 140 guests.


York Pavilion Hotel



Main Street


YO10 4PJ

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Training provider

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery         

Manditory Units:                                                  

  • Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment          
  • Maintain, clean and handle knives                                             
  • Work effectively as part of a hospitality team                            
  • Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food 

Optional Units include:

  • Prepare cook & finish bread and dough products
  • Prepare cook & finish basic hot sauces and soups
  • Prepare cook & finish meat, poultry and vegetable dishes

Prepare cook & finish hot & cold desserts

  • Functional Skills in Maths and English
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Employee Rights & Responsibilities
  • Technical Certificate – Certificate in Hospitality & Catering Principles.

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by York College


Marie Smith 01904 770368

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Closing date: 15 Dec 2017