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If you’re looking to work in a challenging fast pace environment and you're passionate about cooking, we have an opportunity for you as a Commis Chef Apprentice. Level 2 Commis chef Apprenticeship Standard.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    4 days out of 7, variable - 8 hours a day. - Shift TBA.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

With fresh homemade food being at the heart of this establishment, the ideal candidate will share the same passion for fresh food and respect for ingredients.

Reporting directly to your Head Chef you will:

  • Ensure all products are rotated
  • To prepare and cook food to a quality standard according to set procedures and to assist in ensuring all dishes are ready for services
  • Ensuring food safety and health and hygiene are followed to kitchen procedures
  • Ensuring all areas of the kitchen in use are clean and tidy
  • Deliver meals to the kitchen standards
  • Working closely with the team to constantly improve food offering
  • Ensuring completion of all health and safety regulations including HACCP, COSHH and all other due diligence relevant to your job role
  • The ability to work with our allergens policy and kitchen management package


  • Promotion opportunities and a part of our rapidly growing team
  • Potential 'Live in' positions if required at all our sites
  • Free meal whilst on duty
  • Rewards as part of specific recognition schemes 
  • 50% discount in company's restaurants

Please note: 

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.  We advise you to submit your applications early to prevent disappointment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic hygiene and food safety awareness
  • Allergen awareness
  • Basic cooking skills
  • Be able to work within a team
  • Effective communication

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn
  • Passionate and hardworking

Desired qualifications

GCSE (or equivalent) in maths and English Grade C/4 or above.

Predicted grades will be accepted.

Future prospects

Move up the ranks in our kitchen teams

About the employer

A family run business, employing around 160 people.  We have 9 sites and operate with 3 different brands, Great British Inns, Copper Birch Inns and our Coopers Brand. 

We want to ensure people that work for us are happy, content and satisfied!

We emphasise communication and ensure everyone is heard. The people in our business help us grow and in themselves develop with us. We are always looking for ways to further our staff and make working for us the best experience ever!




21 Station Road, Bow Brickhill


MK17 9JU

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Milton Keynes College


Sonia Harris 01908 684444

Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard

Training with Milton Keynes College

Ongoing training, support and development with the employer

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Nov 2021