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Apprentice Commis Chef Denstone Hall Farm Shop

The Award-winning Denstone Hall Farm Shop and Cafe is recruiting for an enthusiastic and forward-thinking Apprentice Commis Chef to join their successful and established Farm Shop team.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    30 hours per week, we are open Monday - Saturday 8.30am-5.30pm, Sunday 9.30am-4pm. Your working hours will be on a rota basis and will include one weekend day.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001848798

  • Positions

    1 available

The Award winning Denstone Hall Farm Shop and Cafe is recruiting for an enthusiastic and forward-thinking Apprentice Commis Chef to join their successful and established Farm Shop team, working daytime hours and one day at the weekend!

Denstone Hall Farm Shop and Café are looking for an enthusiastic person to undertake a Commis Chef apprenticeship in their restaurant kitchens.

The successful candidate will:

  • Work with our experienced team of Chefs, Bakers, Cooks and Assistants, who have years’ of experience in different areas within a kitchen
  • Work within a service kitchen, serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon teas
  • Produce products to sell in our café, shop, and deli counter
  • Use local products and our own beef from the Butchery to cook with
  • Assist in the preparation of baking a cheesecake, to a making a pork pie
  • Prepare afternoon teas, using our freshly made cakes
  • Assist in the general cleaning of the kitchen to ensure food safety procedures are followed
  • Opportunities to work in all areas in our business, this includes Bakery, Main kitchen, Production kitchen and Butchery

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Punctual
  • Passion for cooking
  • Good work ethic
  • Reliable
  • ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Team work
  • Have a pleasant demeanour, a smile for our customer and a hard-working attitude
  • Be enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Be willing to complete an apprenticeship alongside their work

Desired qualifications

You should have a good standard of maths & English, ideally GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

There is a potential for permanent employment on the successful completion of your apprenticeship. 

Things to consider

Please consider how you should get to work each day. You will be working one weekend day. You should be committed to the apprenticeship. 

Benefits:

  • Free staff parking
  • Discounts from our shop
  • Small friendly team
  • Daytime hours only (no evening work)
  • Working in different areas of the business 

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Situated between Uttoxeter and Ashbourne and founded in 2007 by Rupert and Emma Evans, Denstone Hall Farm Shop and Café has successfully grown to become the ‘Best Large Farm Shop & Café/Restaurant in the UK 2019’. Our commitment to fantastic locally sourced produce, served in our café and stocked in our grocery and gift shops is at the heart of what we do. We are committed to nurturing and developing our amazing staff team and pride ourselves on our high standards of customer service.

Employer

Denstone Hall Farm Shop

Address

Denstone Hall

Main Road

Uttoxeter

ST14 5HF

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Training

Training provider

UNIVERSITY OF DERBY

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by University Of Derby

Contact

Apprenticeships Team 0800 0740099 feapprenticeships@blc.ac.uk

Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship standard. 

There is potential to study maths & English Functional Skills if you have not already achieved GCSE grade 4/C or an equivalent. 

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College using the link provided.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Aug 2022