Apprentice Commis Chef THE BROAD OAK PUB CO LTD

To assist the chef in all areas of the kitchen whilst studying for your apprenticeship. Rotating around all sections gaining experience in fish prep, meat prep, bread making. As a commis chef, you will be working to the highest of standards of food preparation and cooking, all our food is made from scratch.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Benefits • Training and support provided by Lead Chef and through supplier partners. • Uniform provided • 50% discount on food and drink within our sites

  • Working week

    Monday-Sunday on a rota basis Working 5 days out of 7, with 2 days off a week.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    31 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assisting in fresh food preparation process
  • Cooking and preparing elements of high-quality dishes
  • Embracing our food culture, assisting our chefs
  • Preparing vegetables, meats and fish
  • Helping with deliveries and restocking
  • Meeting food safety and cleaning standards
  • Assisting with stock rotation
  • Cleaning stations

The training you will be getting

  • The candidate will follow a Level 2 Apprenticeship programme and study towards a full Level 2 Standard in Commis Chef
  • This training will be structured and delivered by Cheshire College – South & West. If the candidate does not hold GCSE grades A*-C (9-4) or equivalent, they will be required to complete a Level 1 Functional Skills in the relevant subject

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression to Executive Chef

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Passion to learn, Reliable, Friendly


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

Things to consider

Own transport or reliable lift required as we are not on any public transport routes.

About the employer

Part of a privately owned pub company that operates eight sites nestled in the heart of the Cheshire countryside, The Plough offers traditional casked real ales, fine wines and quality home cooked food, all served in the comfortable and friendly atmosphere.




The Plough

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Training provider


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


Sophie Foreman


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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