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Apprentice Commis Chef The Star At Alfriston

As Commis Chef, you will be assisting the Chef de Partie’s in the responsibility of all the highest professional quality food production, including all items produced for The Dining Room, The Inn and Lounge, Room Service and Banqueting. The Commis Chef also takes a proactive role in training, hygiene standards, and creative excellence culture.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £300.00 - £380.00

  • Working week

    Days and times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001755670

  • Positions

    4 available

  • As Commis Chef, you will be assisting the Chef de Partie’s in the responsibility of all the highest professional quality food production, including all items produced for The Dining Room, The Inn and Lounge, Room Service and Banqueting. The Commis Chef also takes a proactive role in training, hygiene standards, and creative excellence culture
  • To carry out the food preparation and culinary activities to the highest professional quality for all food production at the hotel. Including all items produced for, The Dining Room (60 covers), The Inn and Lounge (approx. 70), Room Service (30 Rooms) and Banqueting (One event space with a capacity: dining 60 and reception 100)
  • To carry out The Star’s culinary offering within the required quality expectations and ethos from the Head Chef and Sous Chef’s created, developed and updated menus
  • To assist the Head Chef and Sous Chef in understanding what food products and other necessary supplies need to be requested and purchased
  • To participate in the departmental training, hygiene standards, and a creative excellence culture

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An entry level to cooking 

Personal qualities

  • Good communication
  • Focused and high attention to detail

Desired qualifications

GCSE English / Maths grade 4/C are desirable (or the equivalent). 

Future prospects

We are an exciting new project and would really like passionate and driven individuals to carry on and become a well rounded chef.

Things to consider

Shift work and weekend work to be discussed at interview .

Wages will depend on age and experience.

Consider location.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

A stunning grade II Listed 15th-century building in the medieval village of Alfriston, near the Seven Sisters and in the South Downs National Park, close to the historic town of Lewes and both Glyndebourne Opera House and Charleston. Following a year-long refurbishment it provides 30 bedrooms, an inn with all-day casual dining, a more formal restaurant and will also cater to events and weddings.

We are delighted to be recruiting for up and coming chefs. The exciting role allows you to make your name and enjoy establishing our reputation as the place to visit for fresh a la minute and simple food with a unique attention to detail.

Employer

The Star At Alfriston

Address

High Street

Polegate

BN26 5TA

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Training

Training provider

EAST SUSSEX COLLEGE GROUP

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

Contact

Debbie Baldok-Apps 07971 711253 Debbie.baldockapps@escg.ac.uk

  • East Sussex College will provide the apprenticeship standard which will include the Diploma and Functional Skills if required
  • East Sussex College will ensure Health and Safety, and Equality and Diversity

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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