The Pig & Whistle

Apprentice Commis Chef


The Pig & Whistle

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £219.90
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
duration: 12 months
start: 2 December 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
29 November 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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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
  • 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
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