Commis Chef Apprentice CORKAGE CHAPEL ROW LTD

Your apprenticeship with Corkage will cover all aspects of food preparation and service in a dynamic and friendly team environment. You will be a passionate individual with the energy and drive to commit to the role.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Once predetermined training criteria have been met, you will receive a share of service charge and cash tips. Staff discounts on wine and an opportunity to dine at the restaurant at a discounted staff rate. On split shifts staff food is available.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday single shifts - 2.00pm to around 9.00pm / 9.30pm. Friday and Saturday would be double shifts. The restaurant is closed on a Sunday. You will have two days off per week. College attendance is Monday each week, term time only.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Any experience you already have will be a bonus, but it is not essential as our team of skilled Chefs will help with every aspect of your learning. This role will give you the best start to your new career as a professional Chef.

Our Chefs have worked in some of the best kitchens in the world and they are looking for a candidate to educate and nurture to become a future star of the industry.

There will be on the job learning and you will gain the skills set that will set you in good stead for your career.

Your working week will be full of opportunities to learn new skills, working with fresh produce as it arrives in the kitchen.

Your duties will include:

  • Food preparation and assisting with cooking dishes
  • Assist Chefs in cleaning food serving areas and equipment including deep cleaning on a regular basis
  • Kitchen service at mealtimes
  • Ensure smooth, efficient, and safe operation of the kitchen
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with the team

The kitchen team will be there to help with your training every step of the way.

You will learn how to manage a section during a busy service, working both autonomously and with the kitchen team.

Our Head Chef will help to mentor you and support you to make sure your learning stays on track.

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

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship
  • English and Math Function Skills if required

Training will be provide with Bath College at our City Centre Campus, one day per week, term time only.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The apprenticeship may lead onto becoming a fully trained Commis Chef, and thereafter building a skills set to progress to Chef de Partie and onwards. We would support the candidate with the appropriate on the job training and stages in other restaurants.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Corkage is an award winning, independent restaurant and wine bar in the heart of Bath city. Corkage has an excellent reputation for quality and conviviality which means we have lots of loyal local guests as well as a booming tourist trade. We pride ourselves on giving our guests the best possible experience by providing professional and friendly service. Our food is locally sourced and freshly cooked by our small kitchen team. The team has a wealth of experience to share, from Michelin Star fine dining to street food pop-up projects. Our wines are handpicked from all over the world.







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Training provider



Laura Joy

01225 328752

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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