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Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship in Westgate Westbay Cafe & Kiosk

A unique opportunity to gain experience working in a caf and restaurant being trained by our top quality chefs. You will work 2 days a week in our caf e and 2 days a week in our restaurant giving you an all round experience of the hospitality industry and all it involves.

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

    Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week. Shifts TBA.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic individual to join our friendly team.

Duties Include:

The role will involve learning all that is involved in the day to day running of the kitchen.

  • Cooking,
  • Paperwork
  • Stock checks
  • Cleaning
  • Garnishing and desserts.

 You will work under our highly qualified, talented head chef.

Both business are led by the highly successful Jens Folkel. He has been an executive
head chef in the capital but moved to Herne Bay for a slower pace of life after
having his children. He has a wealth of experience and his food is top notch!

Finbars is an exciting restaurant that has a 5 star reputation and is in the top 10 percent in the world on Trip advisor. Both the café and restaurant are family run businesses so the staff team are small and like family. They are very welcoming and helpful towards new members. The food we serve in both establishments is locally sourced, fresh food. The café being more grill cheffing and the restaurant fine foods. The successful applicant would get a
taste of what its like to work in both kitchens to see what they prefer for development for their future career.

We look after our staff so they want to stay with us. We will work with the individual to expand on their skill set and work on any weaker areas. We would ideally want our apprentice to stay working with us and work their way up. We have 2 chefs in our kitchen that started off as apprentices with us.

We will offer training so the correct candidate will be able to run the service independently.
The successful candidate must be able to work evenings and weekends. A meal and refreshments will be offered whilst on duty. Age appropriate wage plus share of tips.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Must be responsible, punctual and able to work as part of a team
  • Creativity and enthusiasm is a must

Desired qualifications

None required, English and maths are part of the qualification

Future prospects

We would hope that after successful completion of the apprenticeship the candidate would become a full time member of staff.

About the employer

Finbars is a new venture on top of the already successful West Bay Café. We are a family run business and have a great reputation as employers in Westgate. We treat our staff fairly and are of the opinion that if we treat our employees with respect we get the most from them. We treat people as we would like to be treated.


Westbay Cafe & Kiosk


Sea Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd


Clare Watson 02392 981724

Level 2 Commis chef

Functional skills in math and English Level 2

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