Commis Chef Apprentice Fat Frog

If you are passionate about food and working within the industry, this could be an excellent opportunity to work in a friendly and busy atmosphere, in a well-established business.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    5 days a week, worked on a rota basis. Split shifts may be required. Details to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

In this position you will experience and learn all aspects of working in an exciting and busy kitchen. As your skills develop, so will your duties and responsibilities, which will include:

  • Working under the Head Chef in creating dishes and meals
  • Inspecting and ensuring the quality of indredients
  • Preparing ingredients for meals
  • Measuring ingredients and portion sizes
  • Work to improve the quality of dishes
  • Helping with deliveries and storage of stock
  • Ensuring good hygiene, health and safety at all times 
  • Serving customers
  • Cleaning

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will be flexible due to shift patterns and will be keen to learn and fully apply themselves to the role. A professional approach is expected and honesty and loyalty are some of the values. Good at data processing.  

Personal qualities

  • use own initiative
  • creative
  • punctual
  • proactive
  • dexterous
  • good team player
  • flexible
  • problem solving
  • diligent
  • sense of humour

Qualifications required

GCSE Maths and English at grade D+ (or equivalent) are desired.

Driving licence would be an advantage but not essential.  

Future prospects

On the successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, full time employment will be available.

Things to consider

You must ensure that you have suitable travel arrangements to get to and from work and College. Tips are on top of hourly wage.

About the employer

The Fat Frog Café, Liskeard, is a friendly family-run café located in the centre of the historic Cornish town of Liskeard with a relaxing environment, unique décor and comfortable seating. The menu includes all of the choices one would expect at a first class café, along with a number of less common dishes and specialty coffees and hot chocolates. We also serve a selection of home-made desserts and main meals, supporting local producers and greengrocers and our fish is from a local merchant called Pengellys. The Fat Frog Cafe has been in Liskeard since June 2002. Freshly cooked food is served every day with a choice of tasty cakes and coffees. We have plenty of room with comfortable sofas and plenty of tabled seating. The café is child friendly with highchairs and games & dog friendly. Free WiFi is available.


Fat Frog



Market Street


PL14 3JJ

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Training provider

You will be trained in the workplace alongside your usual duties and you will be expected to attend college one day a week or on a block release basis. You will work towards achieveing a level 2 apprenticeship as a Commis Chef, including work based and knowledge components, an employee rights and responsibilities qualification, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) and if required, Functional Skills.  

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cornwall College Business


Nick Banfield 08456099599

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017