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Commis Chef Apprentice Olive Garden

The role is made up of many varying responsibilities including. Assisting in the food preparation process. Cooking and preparing elements of high-quality dishes. Contributing to maintaining kitchen and food safety standards.

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

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    TBC - TBC on appointment

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Commis Chef is responsible to prepare a consistent, high-quality food product, ensure courteous, professional, efficient and flexible service. Our kitchen is small, and it consists of a pizza chef and a pasta chef plus a porter on busy nights. This role would help to develop good foundation, confident and master the fundamental technique that is essential for the future development as a head chef.

Other duties will include;

  • Food preparation in line with menu
  • Maintaining a hygienic environment
  • Maintaining guidelines in the kitchen
  • Cooking, plating and sending food on order
  • Weekly order to head chef
  • Cleaning and washing up

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Effective communication skills
  • Organised skills

Personal qualities

  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Positive attitude
  • The ability to work unsupervised

Desired qualifications

Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 1 English and maths and to have taken level 2 English and maths tests prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Progression from this apprenticeship is expected to be into a Chef de Partie role or Senior Production Chef role.

About the employer

We are family run Italian restaurant being on the high street for over 20 years. Kitchen prepares simple but mouth-watering dishes like pastas, pizzas, steak, fish.


Olive Garden


Olive Garden, Coombe Lane


SW20 0LA

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SOUTH THAMES COLLEGES GROUP


Rebecca Dalton

As a Commis Chef you will be preparing food and carrying out basic cooking tasks in every section of a kitchen under the supervision of a senior chef. You will be working as part of a team in a time-bound and often challenging kitchen environment. You will have a passion for food, cooking and working towards standardised recipes and menus. You will:

  • Focus on developing basic techniques as a chef
  • Ensure compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes
  • Adapt and produce dishes to meet special dietary, religious and allergenic requirements
  • Communicate internally and externally with customers and colleagues

The learning journey of any chef will vary considerably from one individual to the next; however it is necessary to understand and have experience in the basics that the Commis Chef role provides in order to progress to any future senior chef role.

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: 31 Jan 2022