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Level 2 Commis Chef Apprentice, Falmouth Royal Duchy Hotel

The Award- Winning Brend Hotels have a fantastic Apprentice Commis Chef position available at the stunning Royal Duchy Hotel located in the beautiful and historic town of Falmouth, Cornwall. The Apprentice will gain a level 2 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 shifts TBA.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

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
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Hard-working
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to go that extra mile
  • Polite
  • Friendly 
  • Flexible approach to work 
  • A desire to learn about cooking and becoming a professional chef

Desired qualifications

None required, 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.

Things to consider

This role will be based in a busy kitchen environment which will require long periods of standing. Shifts will be split and straight, working hours are 40 per week over 5 days including weekends and Bank Holidays. Times vary as per rota.

About the employer

The Royal Duchy was one of the first hotels set up in Falmouth over a hundred years ago. Today, it has a reputation as one of the top luxury hotels in Cornwall. Infact, in 2018 we became the only hotel in Falmouth to be given the award of 4 silver stars. Right by the sea, there's all the facilities you could want, including a heated indoor pool, spa treatments and a superb restaurant serving AA Rosette winning cuisine including day caught local seafood.


Royal Duchy Hotel


Cliff Road


TR11 4NX

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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
  • Function skills (maths and English) 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