Commis Chef Apprenticeship

Location
Polegate, East Sussex
Salary
£210.00 per week
Posted
30 Jul 2018
Closes
27 Aug 2018
Ref
English Wine Centre
Function
Apprenticeship
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

As the apprentice commis chef you will work in a small team helping with all aspects of a busy kitchen. Assisting in the preparation of breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as function and event catering.

You will learn safe and hygienic working practices and produce food using fresh, local produce.

You will be expected to assist in Kitchen Porter activities.

The experienced and dedicated team will support and mentor you alongside your own designated apprenticeship assessor to help you develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours in all areas of the kitchen. These include:

  • Knife skills Fruit and vegetable preparation
  • Food preparation using different cooking methods
  • Basic butchery
  • Basic fish filleting
  • Basic pastry work
  • Food presentation
  • Stock rotation
  • Cleaning and clearing down the kitchen
  • Food safety and hygiene
  • Costing and portion control
  • Menu design Wine pairing

Desired skills  

  • Basic knife skills  

Personal qualities  

  • Hard working
  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to learn
  • Good time keeping
  • An interest in hospitality, especially food  

Desired qualifications  

Minimum GCSE grade 2+ or equivalent (D grade +)

Future prospects  

The opportunity to join the kitchen team on a full time basis.

Things to consider  

Because of the location of the role you will require some form of transport. Nearest public transport is Berwick train station just over 1 mile away.

Because the role is shift based and requires potentially early starts or late finishes your own transport would be advantageous.

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