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Commis Chef Apprentice - Dolphin YOUNG & CO'S BREWERY PLC

If you are wanting to become a chef and are looking for the opportunity to work in a professional kitchen environment with endless training and learning opportunities from experienced staff., this apprenticeship position is the role for you. You'll earn a substantial wage whilst gaining a qualification as an apprentice, so apply to Youngs today!

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    20% discount in all Young’s & Geronimo pubs and hotels

  • Working week

    You will be required to work 30-40 hour shifts per week. Will include evening and weekend shifts to accommodate pub open hours. Shift rota to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 30

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The main focus of the role will be contributing to preparing and cooking a high standard of food within the pub kitchen, you will be part of a team that prides themselves on sending out a fantastic standard of food time and time again 

Daily duties will include

- Assist in the daily preparation of menus.
- Work as general kitchen assistants in food preparation.
- Assist in food production during service times.
- Work safely and within guidelines given in training in the kitchen.
- Be responsible for keeping a workstation clean and up to hygiene standards.
- Learn and follow COSHH procedures in the kitchen.
- Follow Heath and Safety guidelines and procedures in the workplace.
- Assist with packing and storage of stock in dry stores and cold stores

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

All of your training will be completed within the workplace, You will be working towards the Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship.

You will have the opportunity to work towards your Functional Skills in Maths and English if you do not have the GCSEs or equivalent 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A natural progression route would be a Level 3 Apprenticeship, options are Senior Production Chef, Chef De partie or Hospitality Supervisor, depending on the chosen job path and if the current job role supports the learning

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Youngs have been established for 188 years and are known for producing the best-in-class premium pub food, crafted using the finest of British seasonal ingredients our chefs take pride in adapting our seasonal British menu inline with locally available produce. We are committed to ongoing learning and development and work-based apprenticeships allowing you to showcase your strengths, creativity and innovation, ensuring that our people and pubs continue to evolve.




The Dolphin

The Street



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Training provider



Charlotte French


Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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