Commis Chef Apprenticeship at Mill End Hotel MILL END HOTEL (UK) LTD

Mill End Hotel is currently looking for someone who is looking to start a career in a fine dining kitchen. The role will include the basics of how a kitchen works and what is needed to become a chef in a high-quality environment. If you are looking to start a career in hospitality and catering then this is the role for you.

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    You would be working either 7.30am – 3pm or from 3pm until 11pm. It would be 5 days per week in a variety of shift patterns including weekends (shifts TBC).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    09 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role will include the basics of how a kitchen works and what is needed to become a chef in a high-quality environment.

Duties will include:

  • Assist in the food preparation process
  • Cooking and preparing elements of quality dishes
  • Prep vegetables, meats and fish
  • Assist other chefs
  • Help with deliveries and restocking
  • Assist with stock rotation
  • Cleaning stations, maintaining kitchen & food safety standards

The hotel is a 4* hotel with very high standards in the rooms, it also has a 2 AA Rosette restaurant which is constantly pushing the boundaries of what can be accomplished at an affordable price.

The training you will be getting

  • All of your training will be completed within the workplace, you will be working towards the Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship
  • You will have the opportunity to work towards your Functional Skills in maths and English if you do not have the GCSEs or equivalent

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A natural progression route would be a Level 3 Apprenticeship, either Senior Production Chef or Hospitality Supervisor, depending on the chosen job path and if the current job role supports the learning

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Punctuality


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

About the employer

A Dartmoor hotel on the banks of Devon’s majestic River Teign, The Mill End Hotel and Restaurant is your perfect Country House hideaway. We are idyllically located walking distance from a number of stunning forest paths and dog friendly activities.






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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


Will Kingston

07941 512078

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

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