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Apprentice Commis Chef Culm Valley Inn

We are recruiting for an Apprentice Chef for a stunning country gastro pub and restaurant with rooms and a separate annex. There is a spectacular a la cart menu, always freshly prepared and using locally sourced ingredients and a seasonal menu with daily specials. The head chef is highly skilled and experienced within fine dining establishments.

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Closing date: 11 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Mise-en-place
  • Preparation of ingredients for recipes
  • Communication with front of house staff
  • Production of appealing dishes
  • Complying with health and safety regulations
  • Rotating stock and ingredients
  • Cleaning kitchen after service

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

Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard - Commis Chef:

  • Level 2 Commis Chef - Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours
  • Functional skills at level 1 and/or 2 in English and maths as required (exemptions apply)

The successful candidate will also need to complete a diagnostic assessment, which will help us plan the appropriate support required to meet your individual needs.

There will be a day release at the Taunton Campus of Bridgwater and Taunton College. This will take place at the state-of-the-art Quantock Restaurant.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be qualified to work as a commis chef. Progression from this apprenticeship is expected to be into a senior production chef role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Good knife skills, Good prep skills, Knowledge of food hygiene, Knowledge of health and safety, Passionate about the industry, Able to take instructions, Punctual


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

About the employer

The Culm Valley Inn is located in Culmstock; a pretty little village in East Devon. Culmstock stretches out on both sides of the River Culm, the two sides being linked by an old stone bridge. The Culm Valley Inn takes advantage of all of the villages charm.


Culm Valley Inn




EX15 3JJ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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