Commis Chef Apprentice The Kingsdon Inn

Join our team of fantastic chefs and learn how to create superb dishes from locally sourced sustainable ingredients.

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Closing date: 05 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    A pro-rata share of tips will be given after a probation period

  • Working week

    Shifts will be across Wednesday - Sunday between 9am-10pm They may be single shifts or double shifts and will be agreed upon appointment.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

A Commis Chef assists a section chef. The role is made up of many varying responsibilities including:

  • Assisting in the food preparation process
  • Cooking and preparing elements of high quality dishes
  • Preparing vegetables, meats and fish
  • Assisting other Chefs
  • Helping with deliveries and restocking
  • Assisting with stock rotation
  • Cleaning stations
  • Contributing to maintaining kitchen and food safety standards

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification
  • One Day at Strode College
  • Functional maths and English (If required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

An opportunity to progress to a Level 3 Chef de Partie may be available for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Reliable transport a must due to rural location and late finishing times.

About the employer

Beautiful family run thatched chocolate box pub in the quaint village of Kingsdon . Renowned for fantastic food and service, all our free range meat, sustainable fish and seasonal vegetables are locally sourced from the beautiful South West


The Kingsdon Inn


Kingsdon Inn Cottage



TA11 7LG

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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


Lyndsey Bath

01458 844681

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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