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Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship, South Gloucestershire The Estate Office

A rare opportunity for a versatile commis chef to work alongside a busy kitchen team on a country estate where work ranges from private dinners to large commercial functions.

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

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Closing date: 02 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 37.5 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role requires 30 hours work a week, generally over a five-day period, including some split shift work, flexible rotas and occasional additional hours.

Under the full instruction of the Head Chef you will be learning the basics of cooking
Such as peeling, cutting and preparing vegetables
before moving on to preparing and plating more complex dishes with a view to greater independence and responsibility within the kitchen.
Work also includes:

  • Cooking and supporting the kitchen on weekend evenings and occasional weekday/week evenings for the family and guests.
  • Supporting and cooking with the head chef
  • Supporting and cooking with hired chefs
  • Assisting head chef with management of kitchen including stock control, stock list, food ordering and menu planning also in collaboration with employer
  • Liaising with walled garden and picking/cooking/freezing fresh produce
  • Assisting with cooking in advance using garden produce (jams/chutneys/tarts etc)
  • Assisting keeping freezer and fridge systems organised so food is not wasted/forgotten
  • Assisting waiting staff if necessary
  • Assisting with food shopping
  • Assisting keeping staff/working areas tidy and safe and observing all health and safety regulations

The role is based in a private house and not a commercial kitchen.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Basic kitchen skills

Personal qualities

  • Good communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Good timekeeping
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn on the job
  • Versatile
  • Discreet
  • Good with people
  • A passion for food.


Desired qualifications


Future prospects

There may be the possibility of a potential full time role at the end of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

High profile family with a range of culinary needs. This is a traditional environment with modern requirements and employees are expected to embrace all aspects of life here.


The Estate Office


South Gloucestershire



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd


Mollie Parkes 023 9298 4161

Commis Chef Level 2, Maths & English Functional Skills Level 1

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: 02 Jul 2022