You will assist in all areas of the kitchen in a multi-award winning pub / restaurant, whilst studying for your apprenticeship. You will gain knowledge and experience by prepping various sections throughout the kitchen. As a commis chef, you will be expected to work to the same high standards as the rest of the team using recipes and specifications.
Closing date: 01 Dec 2023
Wage up to £8 an hour
Total hours per week: 35
Possible start date
04 Dec 2023
30 Jun 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
The successful candidate will be taught basic traditional cookery in our brand new, recently refurbished kitchen using top of the range equipment as well as everything Health and Safety related.
We believe in a work / life balance so operate on a 4-day working week with a day over the weekend included as a day off. We reward loyalty with our in-house reward scheme and life milestone bonuses throughout your journey with us and as a company, will always look to promote from within. This means there is a genuine opportunity to progress and develop your career.
You will work with fresh, seasonal food on a frequently changing menu where we actively encourage ideas from everybody within the team.
You will be expected to embrace our food culture and will be encouraged to add your input to menu development.
No experience is necessary as you will be mentored and coached by our long serving chefs, not only in food preparation and cooking but all food safety and cleaning standards.
We also offer further external training to our chefs to help maintain and encourage their learning.
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 and West.
If the candidate does not hold GCSE grades A-D (9-3) or equivalent, they will be required to complete a Level 1 Functional Skill in the relevant subject.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
At the end of the apprenticeship, we would support you onto the progression path to Head Chef.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade D/3 or above) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
CHESHIRE COLLEGE SOUTH AND WEST
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Miss Sophie Foreman
Level 2 (GCSE)
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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