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Commis Chef Apprentice King Edward School

To assist the Head Chef Sous Chef in the kitchen operation and ensure the companys reputation for food quality is always maintained.

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

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Specific Responsibilities:
To assist in the preparation and cooking of menu items as directed by the Head / Sous Chef.
To assist in the development and planning of menus, including future food trends and be passionate about developing new styles of service and concepts in the location.
To assist with stock taking when required.
To carry out the smooth and efficient running of your section as appropriate.

Client Service:
To ensure that customers are given a prompt and efficient service and expectations are consistently exceeded.
To be customer focused at all times; approachable and quick to exceed expectations in fulfilling customer needs.

To be a team player, assisting other team members when necessary.
To treat members of the team at location as you would expect to be treated.

Financial Management:
To gain an understanding of food costing, sales mix and menu planning.
To ensure stock, deliveries and wastage are all checked and recorded in line with company and food standards.

Health & Safety, Food Safety, the Environment:
To adhere to the company’s Food Hygiene, Health and Safety and Environmental policies.
To ensure that food storage areas are maintained in accordance with the company’s Food Hygiene, Healthy and Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.

Additional Responsibilities:
To take responsibility for contributing towards your own development with the guidance of the Sous / Head Chef and attending training courses as identified.
To show commitment to company values in all aspects of your role.
To act as a positive ambassador for the business.
To attend to any reasonable request made by the client or Holroyd Howe Management.
To attend training sessions when required.
To ensure compliance with the company’s policy on safer recruitment and safeguarding children and young adults at all times whilst at work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good organisational skills.
Ability to plan ahead.
Ability to work on own initiative.
Good communicator at all levels.

Personal qualities

Smart, clean appearance; high standard of personal hygiene
Confident, lively and outgoing personality
Approachable, friendly and cheerful
Respectful and able to gain respect
Must be suitable to work with/around children

Desired qualifications

GCSE level education or above.

Future prospects

At the end of the course we would be looking to the candidate to continue their development with the next stage of learning progression and with that we would look to progress the candidate to junior chef de partie.

And also to reward the candidate with the national living wage of £9.50 per hour.

About the employer

Holroyd Howe is one of the UK's leading contract caterers, providing fresh food services solely to independent schools and colleges.


King Edward School


Petworth Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd


Vicky Williams 02393876392

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Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jun 2022