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Commis chef apprenticeship GIN AND BEER IT LTD

We are currently recruiting an ambitious apprentice commis chef to create exceptional food experiences. The venue is a beautiful grade 2 listed building nestled in the East Hertfordshire countryside. You will be working in a passionate and hard-working team to create an outstanding culinary experience for our customers.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Scope for pay increase after 3 months depending on performance related review. Substantial tips are shared between staff members. Free lunch when working full day shift. Travel expenses to and from work reimbursed

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Wednesday to Saturday, 9am to 3pm and 5pm to 9.00pm Sunday 9.00 to 6pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Preparing delicious, high quality food that delights our clients and customers
  • Being an enthusiastic team player and excellent communicator
  • Helping with general kitchen tasks as directed
  • Complying with food handling and hygiene standards
  • Complying with health & safety regulations

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

The training for this Commis Chef Level 2 will take place with Cambridge Regional College on a day release basis at the college. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After the apprenticeship we expect the candidate to be fully integrated into our team on a full time basis. The candidate will be trained to progress their career towards head chef position. There would be scope for the candidate to move to other venues under the Gin and Beer it Ltd umbrella if they wish.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade grade 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4 or C) Essential

Things to consider

The vacancy will involve some working outdoors in the summer months, for private parties, BBQ’s or other beer garden events

About the employer

Founded one year ago, Gin and Beer it Ltd aim to provide a warm and friendly family atmosphere to their venues. To provide good beer, locally sourced food and an experience that will keep not only the locals, but also the wider community coming back.




The Black Horse

Brent Pelham


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Training provider




01223 418778

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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