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Commis Chef Apprentice BOBOLI RESTAURANTS LIMITED

Short description - Do you have a passion for cooking? Look no further, Boboli Italian Restaurant in Kibworth Leicestershire have a fantastic opportunity for a Commis chef apprentice. Learn award winning dishes and build your career in the hospitality industry.

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Closing date: 24 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    Opening hours - Tuesday to Sunday 10.00am to 9.00pm, working hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001838664

  • Positions

    2 available

A commis chef is the most common starting position in many kitchens and in principle the most junior culinary role. 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 8-3/A-D, equivalent or above in GCSE English, maths.

Future prospects

There is possibility of a full-time position after successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

As from 1st April 2022 the Apprentice NMW will be £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

Boboli just enjoys life, plain and simple. The emphasis is on simple, modern Italian family food, served all day, whilst priding ourselves on being thoroughly committed to all things local and being an important feature in our community, we also seek to bring a little of our own origins. We offer authentic Italian dishes, some with a modern, or even British, twist.

Employer

BOBOLI RESTAURANTS LIMITED

Address

88

Main Street

Leicester

LE8 0NQ

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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 the programme.

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

  • 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

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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