Apprentice Commis Chef

PLACES FOR PEOPLE GROUP LIMITED

CHELTENHAM, GL54 1FH

Closes today

Posted on 2 July 2024


Summary

This is the ideal role for someone wanting to take their first step into a career in Hospitality and the Food Industry. You'll benefit from support from across Places for People including your team and the Early Careers People Team.

Annual wage
£18,785 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)
Hours
30 Hours per week - Service in the restaurant is Wednesday Lunch, Friday Evening and Sunday Lunch. Times to be confirmed.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August

Duration

1 Year

Positions available

1

Work

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

  • Commis Chef level 2 qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

Where you’ll work

Wintergreen Court Beechwood Park,

Stow On The Wold

CHELTENHAM

GL54 1FH

Training

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

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

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.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 9-4)
    • Mathematics (grade 9-4)

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

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    About this company

    At Places for People, we hire People, not numbers! So, if you like the sound of one of our jobs, please apply - you could be just who we're looking for! Of course, experience and track record are important, but we're more interested in hiring someone that embodies our People Promises. That's someone that does the right thing, is enthusiastic and motivated to grow, believes in Community spirit, is respectful and enjoys their work. As the UK's leading Social Enterprise we're dedicated to creating inclusive and thriving Communities for both our Customers and Employees.

    https://www.placesforpeople.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    Disability Confident

    Disability Confident

    A fair proportion of interviews for this apprenticeship will be offered to applicants with a disability or long-term health condition. This includes non-visible disabilities and conditions.

    You can choose to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident scheme. You’ll need to meet the essential requirements to be considered for an interview.

    After this apprenticeship

    • Progression into the role of Commis Chef

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262111.

    Apply now

    Closes today

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