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An excellent opportunity has arisen to join Zafiros as a Commis Chef Apprentice. The role will help you to establish a career within the hospitality industry, to gain specialist knowledge, skills and expertise, as well as train towards a series of nationally recognised qualifications.

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Closing date: 27 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Hourly rate is £5.50, this will be reviewed after six months.

  • Working week

    You will be working on a rota basis to include evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The aim of this role is to become a fully functioning member of the kitchen team.

You will prepare, cook and present all dishes to the required standard, as well as assisting the Head Chef in the daily kitchen duties.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Food preparation
  • Cooking menu items
  • Health and safety practices
  • Temperature checks
  • Portion control
  • Cleaning the areas
  • Stock rotation
  • Teamwork
  • Maintaining a clean, tidy and safe working environment at all times
  • Ensuring good communication channels within the team
  • Adhering to personal appearance standards at all times
  • Any other duties considered relevant to the role, as requested by the wider team

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

You will be working towards a Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship standard.

You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an apprenticeship advisor.

You will be required to attend Cornwall College Camborne on a weekly basis as part of the apprenticeship training.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There may be an opportunity for a permanent position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Punctual, Diligent, Proactive


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade D/3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D/3) Essential

Things to consider

The employer is supportive and is extremely committed to training. Pay is to be further reviewed at the 3 month point. A kitchen is a hot and fast-paced environment all year round. You must ensure you have suitable travel arrangements in place to get to work and to attend college. You will work on a rota basis to include evenings and weekends.

About the employer

A relaxed coffee lounge by day serving a world influenced breakfast, brunch and lunch menu with daily changing specials, homemade cakes and sweet treats. Our Cornish coffee trained baristas are passionate about great coffee and we pride ourselves on locally sourced ingredients and products, making everything in-house where possible. We are a local family run business. In the evening we dim the lights and serve an extensive range of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails alongside our evening bar menu.







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Training provider




01209 616452

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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