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Level 2 Commis Chef Apprentice, Barnstaple Brend Hotels

The luxurious Saunton Sands hotel in North Devon have a new opportunity and are recruiting for a Commis Chef apprentice to join the team and join the Brend hotels family and gain a Level 2 professional Commis Chef qualification.

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

    30 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

This is a great opportunity to gain a professional level 2 Commis Chef qualification within the setting of the Luxurious and historic Saunton Sands hotel located in the beautiful county of Devon.

Brend Hotels offer apprenticeships in all areas and disciplines of the hospitality industry. With this opportunity the successful candidate will work towards a Kitchen/Professional Cookery discipline combining practical skills with written evidence and portfolio. The successful candidate will be assigned a Trainer Assessor, who will monitor progress throughout the apprenticeship.

The main responsibilities of the job role are to:

Learn all aspects of cooking starters, main courses and desserts in a busy hotel environment

Learn about food safety and will be able to visit suppliers to learn where the produce comes from.
Learn methods and procedures that are vital to kitchen knowledge
Work with your head chef to develop and improve your skills within the industry.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Time management
  • Flexible approach to work
  • A desire to learn about cooking and become a professional chef.
  • Previous commercial kitchen work experience desirable.

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Friendly
  • Polite
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

None needed - however maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Future prospects

This role has a lot of development prospects including moving onto a Level 3 qualification. With eleven hotels in the same group there is potential to progress by either staying at the same hotel or moving to another.

About the employer

Welcome to Brend Hotels, Winner of ‘Hotel Group of the Year’ in the AA Hospitality Awards 2015-16. Our collection of luxury hotels in Devon and Cornwall includes 11 fabulous hotels and 18 restaurants. Each hotel is totally individual and yet each offers the same exceptional service and care we have come to be known for in the South West. Our hotels are in wonderful locations, some have spectacular sea views, some are retreats in vibrant Devon towns.


Brend Hotels


Park Hotel

New Road


EX32 9AE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd


Zoe Lawrence 02392981727

Level 2 Commis Chef standard qualification.

Maths and English Functional Skills level 1 or 2 if required.

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