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Commis Chef Apprentice Manor House Inn

The Manor House Inn are offering an exciting opportunity to join their team as a Commis Chef Apprentice. You will learn exciting new skills and expand on your knowledge and experience in the kitchen.

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Closing date: 27 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    You will be working on a rota basis running from Monday to Sunday. Hours will be discussed in more detail at interview.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You would be working for an independent, family run, village pub who would like to bring an apprentice to their kitchen so that they can share their passion for food and provide an excellent training portal for the right applicant.

All kitchen duties are covered by all kitchen staff (including the dreaded washing up and cleaning down)!

Duties will include (not limited to):

  • Food Preparation.
  • Cooking all dishes on menu.
  • Stock control/rotation.
  • Cleaning.
  • Organising.
  • Working in a team and individually.
  • All sections of the kitchen will be covered over time.

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

  • You will be working towards a Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard.
  • You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an Apprenticeship Advisor.
  • You will be required to attend Cornwall College St Austell on a weekly basis as part of the apprenticeship training.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There may be the possibility of a permanent role for the right applicant upon successful completion of the full apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Proactive, Punctual, Diligent, Curious, Sense of Humour, Honest, Motivated


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

Things to consider

No two days will be the same. Village location so will need reliable transport or to live locally. Shifts may not finish exactly on time due to the nature of the kitchen environment.

About the employer

The Manor House inn is a quaint village pub situated in Rilla Mill, PL17 7NT. We are open 7 days a week, serving food every day at both lunchtime and in the evenings. The Head Chef, Joss, has over 15 years’ experience and has worked his way through to Head Chef and owner from kitchen porter. Joss prides himself on making everything from scratch, even condiments such as mayonnaise. The menu is a mixture of pub classics and modern interpretations of dishes from all around the world. The menu is available as both in-house and takeaway options.


Manor House Inn





PL17 7NT

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Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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