Commis Chef Apprentice Buffets4business Ltd

2 vacancies - Kitchen Assistant is an great opportunity to learn and understand Catering Production in business. You will learn systems to produce consistent foods, different buffet platters, kitchen hygiene, our booking system and people management.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    7am – 12 midday, Monday to Thursday.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • A great opportunity for someone to gain catering experience whilst obtaining a catering qualification at college.
  • As an independent company you will receive one to one training and learn catering techniques within our kitchen.
  • You will gain valuable experience in catering production, systems and buffet work.
  • You will need to be energetic and enthusiastic to learn.
  • Great opportunity for someone who wants kitchen management in preference to cheffing.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Attention to detail and willing to work hard

Personal qualities

  • Good communication and listening skills.
  • Must be enthusiastic and energetic to learn.

Qualifications required

Minimum grade C in English and Maths, or recognised equivalent, or ability to work towards relevant Functional Skills achievement.

Desirable but not essential - Food Safety Certificate.

Future prospects

Catering Experience demonstrates to potential employees that you can undertake catering and the work needs of this industry. It places you in a good position for future opportunities.

Things to consider

B4B is a 10 minutes walk from town centre just off Twin Bridges roundabout. 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

Buffetsforbusiness is one of the leading lunch providers for business meetings in Berkshire. B4B is 8 years old and has enjoyed considerable growth in this time. Through our growth we now have two sites in Bracknell and one in Redhill Surrey. Our head office is based in Bracknell. We deliver around 50- 80 buffets a day.


Buffets4business Ltd


Unit 13-16


RG12 1NA

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Commis Chef
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills

Support and guidance of a dedicated industry qualified training advisor/assessor.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bracknell & Wokingham College


Janine Woodman 01344 766508

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017