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Commis Chef Apprentice Crowne Plaza

This is an exciting opportunity for somebody who is passionate about food and cooking. This role will involve assisting the head chef in a busy hotel kitchen.

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30+ hours. Will include weekends on a shift rota.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Ensure excellent standards and great quality food is prepared for our guests
  • Prepare and garnish food orders in accordance with menu specifications
  • Adhere to health and safety and food hygiene procedures at all times
  • Complete all required food safety and hotel training
  • Ensure close down of your section correctly
  • Maintain cleanliness standards at all times
  • Ensure correct items are sent from the kitchen at all times
  • Perform tasks within a friendly manner
  • Report maintenance and hygiene issues
  • Awareness of departmental targets and work to achieve them
  • Support the kitchen team however required.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to produce good quality basic food
  • Understanding of health and safety
  • Ability to work under supervision of a limited range
  • Understanding of basic food hygiene practices 
  • Good communication
  • Team Player
  • Some experience would be an advantage but not essential

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeping
  • A passion for cooking
  • Hardworking and reliable

Desired qualifications

  • Grade C/4 or above in maths and English GCSE or functional skills Level 2. Desirable.

Future prospects

  • A permanent position to the right candidate

Things to consider

  • Hourly pay £8.91 per hour.

About the employer

Centre Island is a privately funded limited hotel company founded in 1995 with 9 hotels across 5 cities. Including Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham.

Crowne Plaza is a 228 bedroom hotel located in the city centre of Manchester.


Crowne Plaza





M4 4AF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hopwood Hall College


Hannah 0161 6556941

  • Commis Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard. This will involve one day a week day release to college.
  • May be required to work towards GCSE or Functional skills maths and English if not already achieved.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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