Sodexo Limited

Apprentice Chef - Intermediate (Level 2)

Sodexo Limited (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,525.00
37.5 hours per week 37.5 hours per week - variety of shifts Monday-Sunday
15 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
28 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

At Sodexo, we’re passionate about food, ingredients and have our customers at heart of everything we do. Behind the scenes we have a team of talented staff and we currently have a vacancy for an Apprentice Chef, to join our friendly team at RAF Benson!


What will the apprentice be doing?

Throughout your apprenticeship you will be supported by a mentor and our training provider HIT. You will grow your practical skills and attending workshops in bread, fish, patisserie, game and veg protein.  

You will also attend supplier visits to really understand the concept of farm to fork!

No 2 days will be the same, and duties may include:

  • Mise en place preparation for service 
  • Plating and food presentation 
  • Preparing and cooking dishes to head chef’s specification 
  • Working to reduce wastage
  • Assisting senior members of the kitchen before and during service
  • Always making sure all the areas are spotless

A few things about you

We are looking for someone with a passion for food and innovation, who is a great team player. Make sure to also bring your excellent communication skills, great attention to detail and infectious smile with you, when you join us!

You will need to be a keen learner as you will have plenty of opportunities for development. We love to progress our chefs, so on competition of your apprenticeship we will strive to find you a position to help grow your career with Sodexo!

We embed a strong Safety culture in everything we do. There will be company procedures to follow, and we we will train you in the importance of understanding HACCP procedures and Food Hygiene Regulation.

Site security clearance and DBS check are required if successful for this position.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship
  • Level 1 Maths and English if not already achieved

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We love to develop our people, that's why we will invite you to apply for suitable roles and further training upon completing your apprenticeship.

Skills Required

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9, A-C) Desired
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