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Commis Chef Apprentice Scarlet Hotel Limited

Is it your dream to become a chef? Do you want to train with a well-respected local employer? Scarlet Hotel are offering a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join their skilled and professional team as an apprentice.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    You will be working on a rota basis between Monday to Sunday, to include evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Every member of the kitchen team has a vital role in the success of our Food and Beverage operations.

You will have the chance to work with some of the best in this wonderful industry. We have a number of food outlets across our 2 clifftop hotels, giving you the opportunity to learn skills across a number of restaurants and food styles.

The job role includes:

  • All fresh food creative menu offering safe and adventurous dishes changing monthly
  • This is a high paced busy kitchen, be prepared to work hard
  • All basic culinary skills required with Food hygiene knowledge and experience necessary
  • Attention to detail through preparation, execution and cleanliness are all a must to be able to fit into this professional team
  • A desire to achieve top results, with a personal goal to move into the next level of Sous chef

You will develop your skills with us and through our relationships with colleges and training providers, giving you the knowledge and qualifications to thrive in your career. You will work closely with our senior kitchen team who will guide you through all you need to know to become a successful chef or hospitality professional.

Think you've got it?

  • A genuine passion for food
  • A proactive can-do attitude and a willingness to learn
  • A desire to work in a close-knit team of professionals
  • Enthusiasm to take up opportunities
  • Reliable, honest, genuine and authentic
  • Intuitive, empathetic and flexible
  • Positive attitude and demonstrates good working relationships with others
  • A passion for caring about the environment 

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Positive, warm and friendly attitude.
  • Respond well to feedback.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills.

We offer: £9.50 per hour offering a permanent contract of 40 to 45 hours per week (depending on age) this includes 1 day a week college attendance. You will work a variety of shifts including evenings and weekends. There are a number of additional perks that will be discussed at interview.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Able to use own initiative
  • Problem solver
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills

Personal qualities

  • Proactive
  • Diligent
  • Creative
  • Punctual
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Positive, warm and friendly attitude
  • Respond well to feedback
  • Team player
  • Physical strength
  • Curious
  • Dexterous
  • Sense of humour

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent at Grade D/3 or above in maths and English is preferred, but not essential for the right candidate. These subjects will be studied via a block week per subject at college if required in order to complete the full apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Potential to be employed and promoted upon successful of the full apprenticeship.

Things to consider

You must ensure you have suitable travel arrangements in place to get to and from work and to attend college one day a week (term time only) for a minimum of 12 months.

About the employer

The adults only Scarlet Hotel is set into the cliffs overlooking Mawgan Porth beach on the North Coast of Cornwall with beautiful grounds and gardens. It is also situated next to its sister Hotel (Bedruthan).

We are privileged that Cornwall is blessed with innovative, organic and sustainable growers, fishermen and farmers and we are proud to work with these amazing suppliers that the county has to offer.


Scarlet Hotel Limited


Scarlet Hotel Limited

Tredragon Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cornwall College Business


Abbie 01209 616422

You will be working towards a Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard

Assessor support will be given in the workplace.

College attendance will be required at our St Austell or Camborne campus.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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