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Commis Chef Apprentice Le Vacherin

A Commis Chef plays a key part in the day to day operations within our busy restaurant, you'll learn and develop the skills required to begin a career in the hospitality industry.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,000.00

  • Working week

    5 Days per week including weekend availability Exact shifts to be decided.

    Total hours per week: 45.0

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000072242

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Commis Chef you will be preparing food and carrying out basic cooking tasks in every section of a kitchen under the supervision of a senior chef. You will be working as part of a team in a time-bound and often challenging kitchen environment. You will have a passion for food, cooking and working towards standardised recipes and menus.

You will:

  • Focus on developing basic techniques as a chef
  • Ensure compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes
  • Adapt and produce dishes to meet special dietary, religious and allergenic requirements
  • Communicate internally and externally with customers and colleagues

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 the Commis Chef role provides in order to progress to any future senior chef role.

This opportunity will result in you working towards a level 2 Commis Chef qualification, alongside your functional skills (Maths and English) if required. 

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

You will have a dedicated industry expert to guide and coach you through components of
your programme and you’ll experience a range of different learning opportunities.

  • Meetings with your dedicated trainer
  • E-learning
  • Interactive Online Workshops
  • Self-guided research
  • On-job instruction
  • Peer to peer mentoring
  • Personal development planning
  • Manager progress review

All of this will result in you working towards a Level 2 Commis chef apprentice, alongside your functional (english and maths) skills as required. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The potential to specialise into some of the following roles; Chef De Partie / Sous Chef / Head Chef


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade Grade 4 / C or above) Desired

Things to consider

There will be staff food served daily.

About the employer

Le Vacherin, a French Restaurant based in Chiswick has been a favourite of locals and celebrities alike. An intimate setting, serving authentic yet modern french cuisine.

Employer

Le Vacherin

Address

76-77 South Parade

London

W4 5LF

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Training

Training provider

CATCH 22 CHARITY LIMITED

Contact

Dmytrij Lymar

dmytrij.lymar@catch-22.org.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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