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Commis Chef Apprentice City Inn

The City Inn, Truro are offering an exciting opportunity to join their team as a Commis Chef Apprentice and gain an industry recognised qualification. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 14 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    You will be working on a rota basis, including split shifts. Shift times will range from 11:30am and 9:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be working with the Head Chef, Yan, who will show you the full workings of the kitchen and train you in the entirity from KP duties through to service of the full menu.

On a daily basis you will be involved with the food preparation and service and as you gain skills and experience so too will your contribution grow within the kitchen.

You will be involved with:

  • Menu discussions
  • Cleaning
  • Preparing food
  • Cooking mains and desserts
  • Food hygiene
  • Any other duties as required by Yan and the team

The Inn hosts themed evenings and often lights the BBQ and pizza oven in the garden during the summer months.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The City Inn would love to train an apprentice that is keen, willing to learn and punctual.

Personal qualities

  • Able to use own initiative
  • Problem solver
  • Logical
  • Pro-active
  • Diligent
  • Creative
  • Punctual
  • Team player
  • Curious
  • Organised
  • Sense of humour

Desired qualifications

Good educational qualifications (5 A*- C GCSEs). Maths and English will be studied as a Mandatory part of the Apprenticeship if C/4 has not already been achieved. These will be studied by Block Weeks, Monday to Friday.

Future prospects

There may be an opportunity for a permanent position with the business upon full completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • No two days will be the same
  • The demands of the business will fluctuate and you will be required to work Hospitality hours which can be unsociable
  • Due to the unsociable hours, please ensure you have reliable transport to get to and from the workplace each day
  • Free meals and soft drinks provided on shift
  • Staff room provided

About the employer

Located in the heart of Truro, we are the secret pub offering locals and visitors a place to stay, eat, enjoy and drink!

We serve a variety of food during the week and a special Saturday menu available from 5pm to 8pm.

We hold many themed nights including Halloween, Rock n Roll and Live Entertainment.

We have an outside courtyard with its own dedicated bar with TV screens, music, bbq and pizza oven.


City Inn


Pydar Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cornwall College Business


Chelsea Cooke 01209 616452

You will be working towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard in Commis Chef.

You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an Apprenticeship Advisor.

You will be required to attend Cornwall College Camborne on a weekly basis.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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