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Harrods Commis Chef Apprenticeships Harrods Ltd

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

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Closing date: 01 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Up to 45 hours per week including 1 day per week at College. Remaining hours within the workplace. Shifts and Rota to be determined weekly.

    Total hours per week: 45.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

Incredible opportunity to undertake a Commis Chef Apprenticeship position at this iconic and unique London store. 

  • Preparation and cooking of all fresh ingredients on site in one of the 26 production kitchens or food outlets within this store.
  • Preparation of meat, fish, poultry and vegetables and desserts
  • From preparing for breakfast and banqueting

You will learn basic kitchen skills as well as Food hygiene, Health & Safety, storage and cleaning.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent Organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • A strong interest in food - preparing and cooking ingredients.
  • Motivation is key
  • Excellent personal presentation
  • Reliable
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible to the needs of the job/industry
  • Willing to learn

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

Remember you will be standing all day, 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.

Please note that your application may be processed week commencing 16th August. 

About the employer

Harrods is an Iconic London department store, that has a mixture or Production kitchens and Restaurants. There is a total of 26 Restaurants that operate in Harrods, as well as a Production Kitchen that feeds into the restaurants as well as makes food for retail to sell in the food halls.


Harrods Ltd



Brompton Road



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Training provider


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


Susan Milbank

  • Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills English and maths at Level 1, progressing to level 2
  • On the job training 4 days a week and also 1 day a week at WKC

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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