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Commis Chef Apprentice Old Chequers Inn

To be part of a busy kitchen team, learn key skills, assisting food preparation. Learn all the basics from meat, fish and veg prep, handling deliveries, stock rotation, maintain food safety and personal hygiene standards.

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    The working week is based over 7 days, with 4 days of split shifts. Usually 10.00am - 3.00pm and 5.00pm - 10.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Preparing, cooking and presenting dishes
  • Working with the head chef to develop specials and menu ideas
  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene
  • Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation
  • Measuring dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately
  • Completing company due diligence and training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A lot of stamina
  • Be able to learn quickly
  • Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Good, positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Behave in an approachable manner
  • Passionate about food

Desired qualifications

Ideally GCSE English and Maths grade 4 and above (or the equivalent) but upskilling is available.

Future prospects

A full time commis chef job to start working towards being a chef de partie.

Things to consider

The role requires long days and hours standing. It’s a physically demanding job. But, if you love food and chef banter, it can be very rewarding.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

About the employer

Epicure is a family run business, with three sites over Warwickshire and Worcestershire. They are passionate about food and great service and constantly strive for perfection. They are always looking for ways to improve and evolve the business.


Old Chequers Inn


Crowle Green



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Solihull College


Bryan Anderson 01789 266245

  • Commis Chef apprenticeship standard
  • Functional Skills in English and maths as required
  • End point assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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