Commis Chef Apprentice 315 Bar and Restaurant

Start your career as a Chef within this restaurant, bar, spa and hotel with a renowned Chef. A great opportunity for those who are passionate about food and cooking and are looking to embark upon a career within Hospitality and Catering. As part of your position you will be working as part of a team to prepare, cook and present food service.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will be dependent upon any prior experience and age. This will be discussed in more detail at interview. There will also be a progression and performance review throughout your apprenticeship.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Your shift pattern will vary as the hotel opens for breakfast daily therefore shifts could be 7am start with an afternoon finish or pm start that would cover the evening restaurant service. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Food preparation and cooking
  • Stock control and rotation
  • Adhering to food safety and allergen requirements
  • Clean as you go throughout all kitchen tasks

The training you will be getting

  • Work based learning with a minimum of 6hrs per week training
  • Training activity will consist of a mixture of practical skills based training and theory with access to your own portfolio
  • You will be trained on all areas of food prep, cooking and presenting across 18 different food groups
  • During month 1, you will study and achieve an accredited Food Safety and Allergen qualification
  • Other areas of training will include team work, menu planning, minimising wastage, workplace communications, risk management, health and safety
  • Your end qualification will be the Level 2 Commis Chef upon successful achievement of your End Point Assessment
  • Functional skills if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There are many progression opportunities within hospitality and catering, these varying from Chef positions to Front of House or Product Development.

The immediate level 3 progression routes upon completion of this apprenticeship could be:

  • Level 3 Chef De Partie 
  • Level 3 Senior Production Chef
  • Level 3 Hospitality Supervisor

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade D/3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Desired

Things to consider

Please consider travel to and from the workplace as shift times will be varied which will include some early starts and late finishes. Also, you must have a passion for food and have career aspirations to be a Chef.

About the employer

315 is an award winning Bar, Restaurant and Spa. You will be working under a renowned Chef, this be an exciting start to a Chef's career journey.


315 Bar and Restaurant


315 Bar & Restaurant




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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



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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