Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Apprentice Commis Chef JOSTABERRY LTD

Do you have a passion for cooking? Look no further as The Settling Rooms in Market Harborough have a fantastic opportunity for a Commis Chef apprentice. Learn to make recipes and dishes from scratch and build your career in hospitality.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 24 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £168.35

  • Working week

    35 hours. Days will vary.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001833102

  • Positions

    1 available

A commis chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef. The primary objective of the commis chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen. Therefore, having the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section with a view to choosing an area where they feel most inspired. The learning journey of any chef will vary considerably from one individual to the next; however, it is necessary to understand and have experience in the basics that this role provides to progress to any future senior chef role.

As a commis chef you will be expected too:

  • Check food stocks, report on shortages, prioritise food that is close to expiry and keep the storage areas in good order
  • Contribute to reviewing and refreshing menus in line with business and customer requirements
  • Work methodically to prioritise tasks, ensuring they are completed at the right moment and to the required standard
  • Complete preparation and cooking tasks to a high standard, delivered on time and presented as described within the recipe specification
  • Work effectively with others to ensure dishes produced are of high quality, delivered on time and to the standard required
  • Support team members to produce dishes and menu items on time to quality standards
  • Follow safe working practices when storing, preparing and cooking ingredients to maintain their quality and safety
  • Work methodically to prioritise tasks, ensuring they are completed at the right moment and to the required standard

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a busy high-pressured environment

 

Personal qualities

  • Highly motivated.
  • Enjoys working in a big team as well as smaller groups.
  • Committed.
  • Driven.
  • Passionate about great food.

Desired qualifications

  • Grade 3 or above (A-D) in GCSE English, maths or equivalent Level 1 qualifications

Future prospects

Most employers working with Leicester College are keen to potentially offer permanent employment to a reliable, hardworking individual based on their performance throughout their Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Interview, closing date possible start dates are only a guideline as interviews for this position will be held on an ongoing basis, therefore the start date could alter as the vacancy will close as soon as a successful candidate is selected.

 As of the 1st of April 2022, the Apprentice NMW is £4.81 per hour. This applies to 16–18-year-old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Interview, closing date possible start dates are only a guideline as interviews for this position will be held on an ongoing basis, therefore the start date could alter as the vacancy will close as soon as a successful candidate is selected.

Applications will only be accepted through the apprenticeship online system not directly through the employer.


About the employer

The Settling Rooms is housed within the landmark clock tower in the centre of Market Harborough. We are an all-day lively establishment serving artisan coffee and brunch by day and cocktails and small plates by night. A great place to meet friends in a relaxed and welcoming environment. 

Employer

JOSTABERRY LTD

Address

Springfield Retail Park

Springfield Street

Market Harborough

LE16 8BD

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

LEICESTER COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leicester College

Contact

Linda Barbour 07825175730 lbarbour@leicestercollege.ac.uk

The apprentice will complete a Commis Chef Level 2 Standard and will follow the knowledge, skills and behaviour that are attached to this programme.

The apprentice will receive an institute of apprenticeship certification at the end of successfully completing the programme:

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.