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Apprentice Chef Chef de Partie The Gallivant

The role includes preparing and organising for service and Kitchen Porter duties. We are looking for someone with a positive, happy, and can-do attitude who will be responsible for running the service section under the close eye of Jamie. Assisting the team with the day to day activities of the kitchen and actively inputting ideas.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shifts to be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    30 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

A Commis Chef will help prep food and basic cooking under the supervision of a Chef de Partie or Section Chef, rotating through sections such as sauce, vegetables, fish, and butchery.

Chef de Partie. As part of your responsibilities in this area it is expected that you will:

  • Run and supervise and kitchen section to the required standards set by the head chef
  • To ensure all preparation of the designated section is complete and ready for each service
  • Ensure food stock and waste control is practiced
  • Be responsible for the quality control of stock and prepared food
  • Execute cooking to the expected high standard quickly and efficiently
  • Ensure the cleanliness and organisation of designated section
  • Support head (Sous) Chef in delivering required standards of food
  • Appropriately delegate jobs to junior chefs and apprentices and support them in their development
  • Maintain a positive and proactive attitude at all times and seek to improve and advance your skill set and performance
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations, the Staff Code of Conduct and company policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the head chef and management
  • Seek to ensure that all hotel guests and non-residents enjoy the best experience possible

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A lot of stamina
  • Be able to learn
  • Be passionate about food
  • You will also need to be versatile

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Organised
  • An ability to skilfully multitask 

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English

Future prospects

  • Join an incredible team in the kitchen with Jamie Guy at the head. We source anything that is exceptional from around us, always in season, often direct from the farmer, fisherman or forager. Exquisitely simple food, a lot over an open fire, that above all else respects the quality of the ingredients and creates genuine joy in our guests. Jamie’s menus are delicious, wholesome and healthy. Above all, everything he cooks is exquisitely simple

Things to consider

  • You will be required to work weekends and bank hoildays
  • The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Restaurant With Rooms across the road from the dunes and the beautiful sandy beach beyond. Inspired by the coastal motels you might find in California, we're a relaxing hideaway from the stresses and strains of modern life where grown-ups come to dine, dream and relax. We have great food, amazing beds and a lovely little spa treatment room in the garden. Our team are here to make you smile.


The Gallivant


New Lydd Road


TN31 7RB

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sussex Coast College Hastings


Debbie Baldock-Apps 07971711253

  • Commis Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • East Sussex College will provide the apprenticeship standard which will include the Qualification and Functional Skills if required
  • East Sussex College will ensure Health & Safety, and Equality & Diversity

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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