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Commis Chef Apprenticeship with Nobu Hotel London Nobu Hotels

As Commis Chef Apprentice you will learn about and be responsible for preparing and making food to the highest of standards. Your main responsibility will be to amaze people with outstanding cooking following recipes and directions from Kitchen Management.

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Closing date: 01 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £225.00 - £299.00

  • Working week

    Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, colleagues may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. 4 days in the workplace with 1 day at college per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001748121

  • Positions

    1 available

THE ROLE

As Commis Chef Apprentice you will learn about and be responsible for preparing and making food to the highest of standards. Your tasks will include but will not be limited to:

  • To have basic food knowledge with a genuine interest in learning and developing your skills
  • To maintain a clean and tidy kitchen and adhering to all health and safety requirements
  • To ensure you have a comprehensive understanding of the full menu offering
  • To assist with the preparation of dishes; ensuring your work is always delivered to the highest standard
  • To demonstrate a positive and proactive approach to work
  • To be responsible for completing your mis en place
  • To be an ambassador for Nobu as well as someone who embodies our values and commitment to our teams

Chef Apprenticeship position available to learn the preparation and cooking of all fresh ingredients on site. This will include meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, breakfast, banqueting and desserts. You will learn basic kitchen skills and in addition learn about food hygiene, health & safety, storage and cleaning.  
 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent personal presentation  
  • Reliable  
  • Ability to work under pressure  
  • Flexible to the needs of the job/industry  
  • Willing to learn

Personal qualities

  • To work collaboratively as a team and help each other where necessary
  • To provide a genuine, attentive, and friendly service to our guests in order to reflect the Nobu standards to exceed guest expectations
  • Attend and participate in briefings and team meetings; sharing any insights you may have for the team
  • To ensure that company and statutory standards and legislations are adhered to, so that our hotel, guests and colleagues are kept safe at all times
  • To demonstrate a positive and proactive approach to work
  • To be an ambassador for Nobu as well as someone who embodies our values and commitment to our teams
  • Support and answer questions and provide assistance to stakeholders, management and guests as needed
  • To have good communication skills and proficiently liaise with all departments on an ongoing basis
  • A strong interest in food - preparing and cooking ingredients 
  • This a practical position  
  • Excellent organisational skills  
  • Motivation is key  
     

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE English and maths grades A-D / 3-9 (or equivalent)  
  • GCSE Cookery/Food Tech desirable

Future prospects

Progression within your job role and organisation with the potential to complete further Apprenticeships and training relevant to your role as you progress.  

Things to consider

  • You will be working in a hot and busy kitchen  
  • You will work a rota which may require you to work weekends and evenings. 
  • Please research location and consider your commute in terms of time and cost prior to applying for the role. 

About the employer

Nobu Hotels effortlessly blends modern luxury and minimal Japanese tradition into the concept of a lifestyle hotel. Filled with cutting-edge design and stunning spaces, Nobu Hotels provides remarkable hospitable service and an unparalleled experience like nothing before. Helming from world renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper, the Nobu Hotels concept is a remarkable conjunction of exquisite cuisine, innovation and creativity. 

Nobu Hotel London Portman Square will feature 249 guest rooms and suites, together with a Nobu restaurant, ballroom and meeting spaces beautifully conceptualised by London-based architecture and interior design firm, David Collins Studio, in conjunction with Make Architects. 

Nobu Hotel is set in Portman Square W1, right in the heart of London’s West End, steps away from Marylebone’s independent boutiques, next to the world’s most prestigious shopping district of Oxford Street and Regent Street, and on the edge of Mayfair’s vibrant restaurants and bars, and Soho’s world-famous theatres.  

Employer

Nobu Hotels

Address

22 Portman Square

London

W1H 7BG

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Additional location information

Nobu Hotel is set in Portman Square W1, right in the heart of London’s West End, steps away from Marylebone’s independent boutiques, next to the world’s most prestigious shopping district of Oxford Street and Regent Street, and on the edge of Mayfair’s vibrant restaurants and bars, and Soho’s world-famous theatres.

Training

Training provider

WESTMINSTER KINGSWAY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Westminster Kingsway College - Hospitality 'Workforce Development

Contact

Susan Milbank susan.milbank@westking.ac.uk

On the job training 4 days a week and also 1 day a week at WKC.

  • Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills English and maths at Level 1, progressing to level 2
     

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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