Commis Chef Apprentice

Road house Hull

Hull, HU5 2NN

Closes in 12 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 25 June 2024


This is an opportunity to create a successful career in hospitality with Roadhouse based in Hull. You will spend one day a week at college developing your practical skills and the rest in work learning about the business and industry. The apprenticeship will last 12 months where you will have the option to upskill.

Annual wage
£14,400 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)
You will work 40 hours per week, this may include working weekends and evenings Shifts to be confirmed

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Wednesday 14 August


1 Year

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

You will become a qualified Level 2 Commis Chef

Functional Skills in English and maths if required

You will do your training at roadhouse but will be released to Bridlington college one day a week, the training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

Where you’ll work

158A Newland Avenue




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:

    • English (grade 4)
    • Maths (grade 4)

    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
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative

    About this company

    Based on Newland Avenue, in a busy restaurant and bar scene. Roadhouse specialize in American smokehouse BBQ. Brisket, wings, steak, a meaty delight! (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    This apprenticeship is a great way to gain the skills and knowledge you need to start a career in the hospitality industry. You will be supported by a qualified chef and will have the opportunity to learn. The apprenticeship will also give you the chance to earn a qualification, which will progress your career quickly.

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    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260409.

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    Closes in 12 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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