Chef de Partie Apprenticeship DAISHS HOTEL,SHANKLIN

We are looking for a Commis Chef to begin training for the next big step in their career. This course will help the right candidate to learn new skills and kitchen management. Preparing vegetables, cooking off meats, the lead for our popular breakfast menu and a set of cleaning tasks are some of the duties

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary will be from £19,760 to £20,488 depending on previous experience. Performance based pay increase after 3 months of employment

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Producing food as directed by the head chef and producing your own dishes independently, and also as part of the team in the kitchen
  • Assist in the implementation of menus with new or existing creations, ensuring variety and quality of servings for our guests
  • Work in conjunction with the Head Chef to maintain equipment required for the delivery of service standards.
  • Assist with monthly stocktaking if required
  • Assist with daily stock replenishment if required
  • Put through orders for stock
  • Conduct opening and closing procedures and oversee Kitchen Assistants
  • Learn how to manage the team and set standards
  • To undertake all aspects of cleaning of equipment, walls, floors, fixtures and fittings and light equipment using cleaning products as instructed, and at a time according to the cleaning rota or as directed
  • In conjunction with the Head Chef, maintain all required legislative records such as the SFBB log, and labelling systems so that internal and external inspections can be carried out at any time
  • You will also have the opportunity to visit the Eastbourne site to work with our most experienced chefs

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

Level 3 Chef de Partie apprenticeship standard

  • Training will be within the hotel

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Promotion
  • Progression to further training
  • Permanent position after completing apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

Applicant will ideally have level 2 commis chef qualification, or 3 years experience working as a commis chef. You will be able to complete food preparation tasks with ease, and able to make menu items without constant supervision. Other reasons to consider a career with Daish: Continuous all year round employment – we don’t close for the winter months! Employee of the month scheme. Enhanced in house training, we invest in you and your career. Daish’s manager training academy. Extra day off for your birthday. Buy and sell holiday scheme. Staff getaway discount with any of our UK wide hotels. Coffee shop discount 50%. Bonus for completing your allocated training. Refer a friend scheme, split a bonus with your friend when you refer them for a role with us!

About the employer

Daish's Holidays is a family run hotel and holiday operator predominantly catering to the retired market. The company has grown substantially over the last five years, and now includes multiple hotel locations around the UK and a fleet of 25 luxury coaches. The company is one of the industry leaders in providing the best value for money holidays in the market. Routinely winning awards for customer service excellence, it has also been recognised as one of the top fastest growing companies by the Financial Times in the last couple of years.




81 High Street


PO37 6NP

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Training provider



01202 567204

Apprenticeship standard

Chef de partie

Level 3 (A level)

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