Commis Chef Apprentice The Oakhill Inn

This beautiful pub in Oakhill is looking for an apprentice commis chef to work alongside experienced chefs. The learner will learn skills across different kitchen sections to gain a full professional kitchen experience. You will be supported and encouraged to achieve your very best working with locally sourced produce to create good tasty food.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary reviews will be made depending on experience and additional hours of work may be required during busy periods.

  • Working week

    You will be working a variety of shifts with the possibility of more hours as experience increases and cover need increases. Shift patterns to be agreed on employment.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    17 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A Commis Chef assists a section chef, also known as a Chef de Partie. The role is made up of many varying responsibilities including:

  • Assisting in the food preparation process
  • Cooking and preparing elements of high-quality dishes
  • Preparing vegetables, meats and fish
  • Assisting other Chefs
  • Helping with deliveries and restocking
  • Assisting with stock rotation
  • Cleaning stations
  • Contributing to maintaining kitchen and food safety standards.

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

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification
  • One Day at Strode College
  • Functional Maths and English (If required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Level 3 Chef De Partie
  • Continue working with the Employer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Patience, Physical fitness, Good standard of Hygiene


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

Things to consider

Travel to Location - Bus Route available but does not run late in the evening.

About the employer

Our spacious but cosy Inn offers 5 en-suite rooms and the best award-winning food and drink that Somerset and the Southwest offers. The pub is contemporary inside with natural fires and real ale to be enjoyed. If the weather is fine, our courtyard garden has a stunning view over the village church. Oakhill Village has an abundance of public footpaths and bridleways and we have a great collection of ordinance survey maps for the walking enthusiasts amongst you. Dogs are very welcome at the pub and in the Inn, so bring your companion along to stay and enjoy some of the best dog walking the countryside has to offer. The pub car park is situated 20 yards before or after the pub itself (depending on which direction you’re travelling in) on the A367. If that is full, there is plenty of parking along High Street.


The Oakhill Inn


The Oakhill Inn

Fosse Road



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Training provider



Suzie Drew

01458 844419

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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