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Apprentice Commis Chef - Romulo Cafe ROMULO RESTAURANT GROUP LIMITED

Romulo Café and Restaurant is expanding! Filipino food is emerging in this culinary capital. Knowledge of this cuisine is relatively unknown and we are willing to train to develop chefs who can join us in championing an emerging trend in global food. We are looking to train and retain Commis Chefs so if you would like to join us, apply now!

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary is £6.45 per hour, you will also receive monthly travel expenses of £90 per month

  • Working week

    You will be required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week. Will include evening and weekend shifts to accommodate sites open hours. Shift rota to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a commis chef apprentice you will be assisting a section chef, also known as a Chef de Partie. The role is made up of many varying responsibilities including

- Assiting in the food preparation process
- Cooking and preparing elements of high-quality dishes
- Preparing vegetables, meats, and fish
- Assisting other Chefs
- Helping with deliveries and restocking
- Assisting with stock rotation
- Cleaning stations
- Contributing to maintaining kitchen and food safety standards.

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 

You will cover the following 

- Menu & Food Strategy including Provenance, Food Safety, Teamwork and Communication,

- Vegetable and Vegetable Protein Dishes, Meat, Game & Offal Dishes, Fish & Shellfish Dishes, Poultry, Game & Offal Dishes,

- Soups, Stocks and Sauces

- Hot & Cold Desserts

- Bread, Dough & Pastry

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Natural progression would be a Level 3 apprenticeship such as Chef De Partie or Senior Production Chef 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Food Safety & Hygiene


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

About the employer

The inspiration behind Romulo Café & Restaurant comes from nostalgic & happy memories at our grandparents dinner table enjoying the exceptional hospitality of our grandfather, Romulo- one of the Philippines’ greatest statesmen, and the culinary prowess of our grandmother, who had to entertain the many diplomats that visited our home. Our restaurant’s distinctive interiors were inspired by our beloved childhood home and we proudly display a great many family mementos in our four dining spaces.







W8 6NW

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Training provider



Will Kingston

07941 512078

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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