Merchant Taylors Junior School for Boys

Apprentice Chef - Intermediate (Level 2)

Merchant Taylors Junior School for Boys (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £136.50 to £261.60
30.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed.
12 months (duration)
9 December 2020(start date)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
7 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will be working for our Chartwells sector. For more than a quarter of a century, Chartwells has focused on helping young people build strong bodies, sharp minds and to lead long, healthy lives. To Eat, Learn and Live.


A commis chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef. The primary objective of the commis chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen.

Listed below is the key accountabilities of this position;

  • Support to cater for all students and staff on site
  • Support with catering/hospitality functions
  • Prepare and cook dishes using fresh produce covering a wide range of food groups, e.g. meat & offal, fish
  • Process receipt of orders
  • Comply with statutory legal and company requirements for fire, health and safety, and food safety
  • Assist in all food production areas: preparation, cook and chill as per menu cycles
  • Assist in the preparation of hospitality as required
  • Assist in all food production and in general cleaning duties, maintaining high standards of hygiene throughout
  • Receive all stock, store and check for quality and quantity; ensuring that all stock is dated and rotated
  • Maximise all sales opportunities through selling techniques
  • Clean all work areas during and after use and remove all waste to the appropriate area
  • Maintain record of temperatures and report any variance
  • Attend and comply with all training requested by your manager
  • To ensure all food preparation is carried out in accordance with food hygiene procedures
  • To ensure food is prepared to required standard checking for taste, presentation and quality
  • To ensure food is served promptly
  • To ensure food is sent out is correctly garnished
  • To ensure portion control, preparation and storage methods are carried out correctly to avoid wastage

Future Prospects

Permanent opportunity upon completion of apprenticeship.

Reality Check

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • Communication Skills

Qualities Required

  • Timekeeping
  • Eager to learn new skills
  • Would like to work within the hospitality industry

Qualifications Required


Training Provided

  • Level 2 Commis Chef
  • Functional Skills maths and English if required
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