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Commis Chef Apprentice CALLOW HALL LIMITED

You will be working in a high-end country house hotel, learning from experienced chefs. Completing all aspects of service.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Share of tips and profit-sharing scheme.

    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

    40 hours per week including time spent at college. 4 days per week working between 09:00 and 22:00 in the workplace. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice at callow hall:

  • You will be learning all aspects of the kitchen from washing the pots, to butchery and fish prep, veg prep, pastry and afternoon teas, breakfast
  • You will learn prep skills also service skills plating cold starters and cooking side dishes to start
  • You will learn to work clean and tidy and under pressure of a busy kitchen environment
  • You will work under the guidance of a senior chef with the goal to be able to run a section solo in time

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Commis Chef level 2 apprenticeship standard.

There is a possibility of studying Functional Skills if you have not already achieved GCSE maths & English grade 4/C or above or equivalent.

You will attend college weekly.  

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There will be the opportunity for full-time employment at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Have a passion for cooking


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

Things to consider

This role will involve some evening and weekend working. Please consider how you will get to work each day.

About the employer

Our first Wildhive hotel is nestled in 35 acres of gardens, wild meadow, and woodland. This lovely Victorian country house hideaway is perfectly situated at the gateway to the Peak District with 15 individually designed bedrooms in the house, two Treehouses and 11 woodland Hives. The light and airy Garden Room restaurant and bar serving fresh, seasonal food overlooks the valley, and the converted Coach House offers wellbeing experiences from cycling to treatments. Our homely retreat is the perfect place to gather with friends and family.








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Training provider



Apprenticeships Team


Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2023