The Pig & Whistle

Apprentice Commis Chef


The Pig & Whistle

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £220.00
30.0 hours per week 30 Hours over 4 Days - Days and Shifts TBC
duration: 12 months
start: 14 October 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
1 October 2019 (application closing date)
The Pig and Whistle are seeking rising stars who are looking to develop their culinary techniques, with a genuine passion for food, achieving the highest possible standards by way of presentation, flavour and excellence.


The Pig and Whistle offer a seasonally influenced menu using the freshest ingredients from the very best of the incredible range of local suppliers within the county. If you are looking to take a progress in your career then join Pig and Whistle at this exciting time with career progression and training opportunities.

The Pig and Whistle have a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice chef to join their team, learn the trade and gain a Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.

Duties will include:

  • Ingredient preparation
  • Cooking meals through various different cooking methods
  • Plating up and presentation of food
  • Taking instruction from senior chefs
  • Cleaning and clearing down workstations
  • Working in a safe manner at all times
  • Portion control

Future Prospects

continuation of employment

Reality Check

Are you able to get to and from work?

Other Information

This role will require you to work evenings and weekends

Skills Required

  • Some previous experience of working with food is an advantage but not essential
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure

Qualities Required

  • Friendly
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to learn
  • Reliable

Qualifications Required

Grade C/4 (or Equivalent) in maths and English is an advantage but not essential as maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process

Training Provided

  • Commis Chef apprenticeship Level 2
  • maths and English Functional skills if required if required