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Commis Chef Apprenticeship The Hare & Hounds

We are looking to hire a hard-working and efficient commis chef to prepare meal ingredients for the chef de partie and assist with various kitchen duties.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Mon – Sunday 10am – 9pm on 40 hours per week on a rota basis

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001737480

  • Positions

    1 available

The commis chef's responsibilities include informing the supervisor of malfunctioning or broken kitchen equipment, unpacking, and organizing deliveries, and mopping up kitchen spills to prevent accidents and injuries. You should also ensure that all food items are safely stored to prevent spoilage.

To be successful as a commis chef, you should demonstrate excellent organizational skills and ensure that all duties are completed in a timely manner. Ultimately, an outstanding commis chef should be able to follow all instructions and comply with food health and safety regulations.

Commis Chef Responsibilities:

  • Accurately measuring meal ingredients for the Chef de Partie.
  • Preparing meal ingredients, which includes seasoning of different meats as well as washing, peeling, and chopping vegetables and fruits.
  • Preparing basic salads and sauces as directed by the Chef de Partie.
  • Receiving deliveries and verifying that all ordered items have been delivered and are of good quality.
  • Taking inventory of restaurant supplies and notifying the supervisor of low or depleted supplies.
  • Discarding all expired and spoiled food items stored in the stock rooms, refrigerators, and freezers.
  • Performing basic cleaning duties and ensuring that workstations are properly sanitized.
  • Plating and presenting meal items as per the Chef de Parties’ instructions.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to stand for extended periods.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Sound knowledge of food health and safety regulations.

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills.
  • Reliable.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Willingness to learn.

Desired qualifications

A--C grades in maths and english preferred. 

Future prospects

To be discussed on completion of apprenticeship.


About the employer

Public House, Restaurant and Bed and breakfast.

Employer

The Hare & Hounds

Address

The Hare And Hounds Inn Old Town

Hebden Bridge

HX7 8TN

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Training

Training provider

CALDERDALE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Calderdale College

Contact

Madeline Oxby 01422 418 431 madeline.oxby@calderdale.ac.uk

The successful candidate will work towards a level 2 commis chef qualification.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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