Commis Chef Apprentice BBQ's & Buffets

Are you excited about food & cooking? Want to learn and grow in a kitchen? Join us as an apprentice Commis Chef!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 16 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    In addtion to pay you will also receive; access to Bright HR discounts and benefits scheme, access to mental health support program, company discount, free car parking and a Christmas bonus!

  • Working week

    Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8am to 4pm. Saturday 8am to 2pm. Your working hours will include time spent at college.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 May 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Help cook and prepare tasty dishes
  • Keep the kitchen clean and safe
  • Learn about different foods and how to handle them
  • Work with a team to make our customer happy
  • Follow the chef’s instructions

The training you will be getting

You will study towards the Commis Chef level 2 Apprenticeship, you will attend college weekly to spend time in the training kitchens with other apprentices and industry-trained instructor-mentors.

In the workplace you’ll receive full support to gain the skills, knowledge and behaviours you need to achieve your apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is excellent potential for progression into senior roles after the successful completion of your apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Reliable, Ability to learn from peers, An interest in the industry


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

Things to consider

Please consider how ou will get to work each day, it is important that you are on time and reliable.

About the employer

Event Caterer Group Ltd trading as BBQ’s & Buffets, is a UK-based nationwide event catering company. With a focus on business-to-business (B2B) operations, we specialise in catering large corporate events but also cater to weddings and smaller gatherings in the East Midlands.


BBQ's & Buffets





NG15 7WE

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Apprenticeships Team


Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College using the "apply now" button.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 16 Mar 2024