Commis Chef Apprentice SAISAKI LIMITED
An apprentice commis chef is required for our busy sushi and tachinomi bar and dining rooms which specialises in Japanese cuisine. We are a highly professional team and require a hardworking and enthusiastic person to join and train alongside us. A passion for pastry is also important as we wish to increase our pastry offer.
Closing date: 31 Oct 2017
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
01 Nov 2017
12 Oct 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
An apprentice commis chef is required for our busy sushi and tachinomi bar and dining rooms which specialises in Japanese cuisine. Fulltraining will be provided at Harlow College, on day release and in the business by our chef team.
- A passion for food and creating wonderful food from the finest ingredients is a primary requirement for a chef at SAISAKI.
- As a commis chef, you will initially be working on food preparation for our range of starters and mains.
- You will be working with other qualified chefs and working towards preparation of our entire range, including our specialist suchi and fish dishes.
- A passion for pastry work is also important, as we wish to increase our pastry and desert offer.
Requirements and prospects
- A passion for food and creating amazing food from the finest ingredients is a primary requirement for a chef..
- As a commis chef, you will initially be working in our larder team, on food preparation for our range of starters and deserts.
- You will be working with other qualified chefs and working towards preparation of our entire range, including our specialist fish dishes. Basic professional kitchen skills are required
Being reliable, creative, passionate and hard-working are the personal qualities required to be a commis chef.
A formal qualification in catering is preferred, but not essential, however a passion for food is the best qualification.
Things to consider
About the employer
Training for the role of Commis Chef will be provided by both harlow College and also the Head Chef at the place of work.
The apprentice will be assessed to the apprenticeship standard using four complementary assessment methods. The apprenticeship includes Pass and Distinction grades with the final grade based on the apprentice’s combined performance in each assessment activity.
The assessment activities will be completed by the independent end assessor as follows:
- 90 minute on demand multiple choice test
- 3 hour observation of the apprentice in the working environment
- 2 hour observation in a controlled environment
- 40 minute structured meeting involving the assessor, apprentice and employer
Based on the entry requirements the minimum duration for this apprenticeship is 12 months.
Progression from this apprenticeship is expected to be into a chef de partie role or senior production chef role.
This apprenticeship standard is set at level 2.
Hospitality > Commis Chef
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Harlow College
Gary Salisbury 01279 868212
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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017