Dunstable Arms

Apprentice Commis Chef


Dunstable Arms

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £120.00
30.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed.
duration: 12 months
start: 2 December 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
29 November 2019 (application closing date)
An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Dunstable Arms for a budding chef to join the busy kitchen team as an apprentice, learn the trade, and work towards gaining a Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.


The Dunstable offers a wide range of local ales, lagers, bottled beers, wines, spirits, and soft drinks. The restaurant and main bar drinking area has been given a stylish refurbishment and warm feel with new furniture and layout, in-keeping with the charm of the building.

The menus are a delight to read, offering something for everyone; a light lunch bar menu, a polished evening restaurant menu and Sunday Lunch menu, including the classic roast dinner.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an apprentice to join the busy kitchen team, learn the trade and work towards gaining a Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.

Duties will include:

  • Plating up and presentation of food
  • Taking instruction from senior chefs
  • Preparing fresh food in our kitchen
  • Cooking food in our kitchen
  • Maintaining the cleanliness in the kitchen and yard areas

Working evenings and weekends is part of the job, so if you don’t like this then please do not apply.

Future Prospects

The is the possibility for a permanent position for the right candidates.

Reality Check

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • Able to take instruction
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Eager to learn

Qualities Required

  • A desire to impress and give attention to the smallest details
  • A passion for top quality
  • Excellent communication, honesty, and integrity
  • Clear focus on quality
  • Awareness of high standards

Qualifications Required

None; however, English and maths are assessed as part of the interview process.

Training Provided

  • Commis chef standard (Level 2)
  • Functional Skills English and maths (if required)
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