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Apprentice Commis Chef Kings Gap Court Hotel

Fantastic opportunity to learn and work with the experienced team at Holiday Inn Express at Hoylake. They are searching for a professional, trustworthy Commis Chef who would enjoy work in an exciting, fast-paced hotel environment.

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

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Closing date: 17 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Various shifts Monday to Sunday on a rota given in advance. - Various shifts given in advance. Expect to work evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

The role of the Apprentice Chef is to learn the basics of food preparation within a commercial kitchen to the values and high standards expected of this employer. 

Duties of Apprentice Chef will include:

  • Assist and support with day to day food preparation
  • Receive and prepare produce and ingredients to the required standard
  • Assist in the preparation of finished dishes to the required standard
  • Play your part in the good order and management of the kitchen
  • Work within all current food safety regulations 
  • Monitor and report daily stock levels and receive deliveries
  • Check all food deliveries for accuracy and quality
  • Adhere to stock rotation standards

As part of this apprenticeship you will work towards an industry wide recognised Commis Chef new Standard qualification. The training will be delivered in the form of work-based learning including end point Assessment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent timekeeping

Personal qualities

  • Energetic, driven and positive
  • Pleasant and friendly personality
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the work based learning route
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Organised
  • Be friendly
  • Be outgoing
  • Be efficient
  • Work on their own initiative
  • Be hardworking
  • Be willing to learn

Desired qualifications

No qualifications are required but 5 GCSE grades A-C or equivalent could be beneficial

Future prospects

There is option to move onto further professional chef qualifications and excellent career progression within the company.

Things to consider

Please expect to work evenings and weekends in this type of role. As these are the busy times in this sector.

About the employer

Holiday Inn Express® Liverpool - Hoylake hotel is on the Wirral Peninsula, by the Dee Estuary. The stylish hotel neighbours two golf courses, including the renowned Royal Liverpool Golf Club. Liverpool city centre, with attractions like Albert Dock, The Beatles Story and Anfield stadium, is just 30 minutes away by car. It's a four-minute walk to Hoylake railway station.

Guests are within easy walking distance of West Kirby Beach. At low tide you can stroll to Hilbre Island and visit the nature reserve. The Spaceport, a space for interactive science learning, is less than 25 minutes away by car. Venture further afield and drive half an hour to shops at the Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet. In 40 minutes by car, you can reach Chester's city walls and zoo.

Back at the hotel there's a Business Centre and a meeting room for up to 10 people. All guests and delegates enjoy free Wi-Fi and parking.


Kings Gap Court Hotel


Holiday Inn Express, The Kings Gap


CH47 1HE

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Training provider

W Academy & Education

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Wildes Education


Kate Evason 07884698439

Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

Level 2 Commis Chef Standard

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: 17 Dec 2021