Commis Chef Apprentice HOTEL RUDYARD LIMITED

Working within the prestigious Hotel Rudyard creating exciting home cooked dishes showcasing local produce. You will be involved with all aspects of preparing breakfasts, bar meals and carvery.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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 work on a shift basis tbc, these could be to cover breakfast, lunch dinner service or a mixture. Your shifts will include some weekends & evening work, you will be allocated time to complete training and to attend college. Min 30 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your duties will vary to respond to business need but will largely consist of:

  • Ordering food as required
  • Preparing food
  • Undertaking a range of cooking tasks
  • Working on the carvery
  • Carrying out breakfast duties
  • Ensuring food is stored correctly
  • Cleaning of workstations
  • Ensuring customers have a pleasant experience

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

Commis Chef Level 2 

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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential for permanent employment and the opportunity to progress within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Passion for cooking, Reliable


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

Things to consider

Transport is not very good in the area, please consider how you will get to work each day. You will be working within a kitchen that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner along with events, parties and functions. This could include evening and weekend work.

About the employer

A tranquil 3-star country hotel is set on the edge of Rudyard Lake near Leek with a beautiful setting for your country break, function or wedding. Hotel Rudyard has 12 attractive rooms, restaurant and well stocked bar. We are set in beautiful countryside with fabulous walking right from our doorstep – ideal for a meal or a few drinks before you walk! We are located right next to beautiful Rudyard Lake and close to the Steam Railway all set in the area loved by Rudyard Kipling.







ST13 8RN

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Training provider


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: 30 Jun 2023