Apprentice Commis Chef



Closes in 24 days (Sunday 18 August)

Posted on 28 March 2024


Apprentice Commis Chef for a Hotel company based in Lytham St Annes. You will undertake your Level 2 Commis Chef qualification. The role includes food preparation and supporting the Head Chef preparing breakfasts, lunches and starters initially and moving on to main courses and desserts.

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Commis chef (level 2)
Working 5 days out of 7 Earliest start: 6:00am Latest finish: 9:00pm Split shifts involved 30 mins break Minimum 30 hours per week Maximum 40 hours per week

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 25 August


1 Year 8 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Commis Chef, including NVQ and Functional Skills maths and English. Work based learning.
  • In house training delivered by an NLTG assessor
  • NLTG assessor will visit every 4-6 weeks

Where you’ll work





An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Commis chef (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Contribute to reviewing and refreshing menus in line with business and customer requirements
  • Use technology for the development and production of dishes and menu items in line with business procedures and guidelines to achieve the best result
  • Check food stocks, report on shortages, prioritise food that is close to expiry and keep the storage areas in good order
  • Prioritise tasks, ensuring food items meet the required quality standard and in the required time frame
  • Measure dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately
  • Use a range of craft preparation and basic cooking skills and techniques to prepare, cook and finish dishes and menu items in line with business requirements
  • Use correct knives and knife skills when preparing food and use the correct equipment when preparing, cooking and finishing food
  • Correctly store and use food items and commodities when preparing, cooking and finishing dishes to deliver a quality product that is safe for the consumer
  • Apply correct preparation and selection methods when using fresh produce in dishes
  • Complete preparation and cooking tasks to a high standard, delivered on time and presented as described within the recipe specification
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic kitchen environment at all times, complete kitchen documentation as required
  • Work with others to ensure dishes produced are of high quality, delivered on time and to the standard required
  • Choose methods of communication that achieve effective team working
  • Develop own skills and knowledge through training and experiences
  • Deal with team challenges and problems constructively to drive a positive outcome
  • Effectively manage resources to meet specifications and control waste
  • Follow safe systems of work reporting risks in the appropriate manner
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (grade 4-9)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Presentation skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative

    About this company

    The next generation of stylish hotels in St Annes from the Croston family. Situated on the seafront in St Annes overlooking the Irish Sea, our lovely hotel offers different styles of accommodation, from boutique rooms to suites. There are different eating experiences to be enjoyed in Vettriano's Restaurant, with Caffe Lingerie for a more intimate eatery. Along with our year-round entertainment programme. Nivens Health Club and Spa, and with Blackpool on the doorstep, our facilities make the Inn On The Prom one of the finest hotels St Annes has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you and will strive to make your stay an enjoyable one. All our team members are here to look after your every need.

    After this apprenticeship

    • A great opportunity to develop your career with an employer who supports continuing professional development
    • Upon completion of the apprenticeship you could have the potential to then progress into full-time employment

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    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Recruitment Team


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000241144.

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    Closes in 24 days (Sunday 18 August)

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