Apprentice Commis Chef

SALTED ORANGE FOOD COMPANY LTD

LINCOLN, LN6 3LQ

Closes in 4 days (Thursday 25 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 9 July 2024


Summary

We are looking for bright, enthusiastic Apprentice Commis Chefs to join our team to create, maintain and improve the standard of Salted Orange Food Company offering along with the maintaining of the 5 hygiene standards and the effective running of events.

Annual wage
£13,312 to £23,795.20 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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

Training course
Commis chef (level 2)
Hours
Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm, shifts, may work evenings and weekends.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 15 August

Duration

1 Year 3 Months

Positions available

2

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

  • The successful candidate will work towards achieving their Apprenticeship Standard qualification in Commis Chef Level 2
  • A dedicated work-based trainer will be assigned to the candidate to provide them with support and guidance throughout the course.
  • This is a predominently work-based programme with College attendance required once a month. All learning will take place at the candidate's place of employment/College and within their contracted working hours.

Course outline:

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/commis-chef-v1-3

Where you’ll work

SALTED ORANGE

UNIT 8

WHISBY WAY

LINCOLN

LN6 3LQ

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

LINCOLN COLLEGE

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

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English and Maths (grade A*/9 - C/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
    • Presentation skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Patience

    About this company

    Lincolnshire’s, Nottinghamshire and Cambridgeshire’s number one catering and events company. Everything you need to make your day memorable! With over 30 years’ experience, we are the most exciting catering and events company in the area. We specialise in the fresh, the funky and the fine.

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

    After this apprenticeship

    • Permanent position available on successful completion of the Apprenticeship
    • Potential to grow within the business as the business expands.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    LINCOLN COLLEGE

    Margaret Davis

    apprenticeships@lincolncollege.ac.uk

    01522 876284

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263704.

    Apply now

    Closes in 4 days (Thursday 25 July at 11:59pm)

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