Apprentice Commis Chef Restaurant Ocais Ltd

To provide a professional food preparation service.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £194.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001305932

  • Positions

    1 available

  • To assist in all sections of the kitchen, under supervision of Section Chefs. Tasks will include preparing ingredients and commodities in preparation for cooking, as well as cooking.
  • To undertake training as instructed by the Head Chef. This will include NVQ training.
  • Receipt and storage of all provisions, fresh and frozen, in accordance with current food hygiene regulations including correct stock rotation and storage. Ensuring that all food is labelled clearly and correctly.
  • Checking all menus to ensure foodstuffs required have been received and are prepared on time and to the required standard.
  • Cleaning according to the cleaning schedules.
  • To provide assistance in the absence of other Section Chefs as instructed by the Head Chef or sous chef.
  • To undertake further training when required.
  • Any other reasonable duties required by the Head Chef.
  • To assist in all sections of the kitchen, under supervision of Section Chefs. Tasks will include preparing ingredients and commodities in preparation for cooking, as well as cooking.
  • To undertake training as instructed by the Head Chef. This will include NVQ training.
  • Receipt and storage of all provisions, fresh and frozen, in accordance with current food hygiene regulations including correct stock rotation and storage. Ensuring that all food is labelled clearly and correctly.
  • Checking all menus to ensure foodstuffs required have been received and are prepared on time and to the required standard.
  • Cleaning according to the cleaning schedules.
  • To provide assistance in the absence of other Section Chefs as instructed by the Head Chef or sous chef.
  • To undertake further training when required.
  • Any other reasonable duties required by the Head Chef.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Well organised
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of manual handling techniques
  • Keen interest in cooking

Personal qualities

  • Physical fitness – able to bend and lift
  • Committed to a Catering career aimed towards progressing to a chef
  • Able to work well both as an individual and as part of a team
  • Cheerful and co-operative disposition
  • Smart and tidy appearance
  • Flexible approach and accepting of change
  • Willingness to undertake further training and learn new skills

Qualifications required

Level 2 Food Hygiene (desirable)

Future prospects

Progress onto full time job after apprenticeship.

About the employer

At The Common, we aim to create a dialogue and a community, through simple, well-sourced, food and drink that is exciting, yet affordable and always evolving. Sustainability, the seasons, the tastes of chefs and guests; this is what makes our menu, which is redesigned around our lives as we go. We want to create an environment where guests refocus on what matters most. That’s why we’re bringing people together around the table through delicious food and drink.

Employer

Restaurant Ocais Ltd

Address

265

High Road

London

NW10 2RX

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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ in Professional Cookery
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

EALING, HAMMERSMITH & WEST LONDON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Ealing, Hammersmith & W London College

Contact

Rachel Mckenzie 07568108429 r.mckenzie@wlc.ac.uk


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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017