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Apprentice Commis Chef Lakeland Inns Ltd

Lakeside Inn are looking for an Apprentice Commis Chef to join their team. You will be working under the supervision of a fully trained chef at all times.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    5 days out of 7, between the hours of 10:00 & 22:00. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working with cold starter, salad, sandwiches & desserts
  • Working with the hot starters & hot desserts & finally working with the hot mains
  • Working alongside the kitchen team to ensure an efficient food service
  • Preparing food to a high standard
  • Complying with all current health and safety guidelines
  • Ensuring the kitchen is clean and tidy at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

Looking to learn and progress in a fast paced fresh food operation with full training and support.

Have a good attention to detail, must be clean and smart at all times, be calm under pressure and actively seek out challenges.

Desired qualifications

None specified.

Future prospects

We are a company that encourages development and progression.  We would envisage progression to level 3 continuing employment with us and progressing through the ranks to Chef De Partie.

Things to consider

Hours can be anti social but we have a good work life balance at Lakeland Inns.  Transport can be an issue at some of our sites as public transport is not great.

About the employer

Lakeland Inns is a family run, successful and ever-growing pub group in the Southern Lake District.

We currently have 5 sites in Ulverston, Broughton In Furness, Grange over Sands, Curthwaite, and Spark bridge, along with the award-winning Lakeland Brewhouse brewery, which beers feature in all of pubs.


Lakeland Inns Ltd


Spark Bridge


LA12 8BS

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Additional location information

This vacancy is at The Royal Oak, Spark Bridge , LA12 8BS.


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kendal College


Hannah Haygarth 07721111757

Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

A commis chef is the most common starting position in many kitchens and in principal the most junior culinary role. A commis chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef.

The primary objective of the commis chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen. Therefore having the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section with a view to choosing an area where they feel most inspired.

The learning journey of any chef will vary considerably from one individual to the next; however it is necessary to understand and have experience in the basics that this role provides in order to progress to any future senior chef role.

Topics Covered:

  • Culinary, food safety, business

The course covers the following knowledge and skills:

  • Culinary- influences, technology support, time- bound environments
  • Food Safety- personal hygiene standards, food safety practices and procedures required
  • People- team performance, backgrounds and cultures, training and development, teamwork

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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