The Elwes Arms

Apprentice Commis Chef


The Elwes Arms

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £150.00
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)
Elwes Arms would like someone to join them to take up the important position of assistant Commis Chef. They are looking for someone who thinks they have the drive and ambition to succeed in this very competitive industry.


Elwes Arms are a 16th Century Coaching Inn in the heart of the village of Great Billing who prides themselves on producing some classic mouth-watering dishes from local ingredients and produce.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Elwes Arms 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:

  • 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

Future prospects will be discussed at interview.

Reality Check

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • The kitchen is a very stressful environment and quite often works under great pressure but producing top quality items for the enjoyment of our customers
  • This is not a job for the faint hearted and the successful applicant will be expected to perform at the top of their game at all times

Qualities Required

  • Good timekeeping
  • Able to think under pressure and multitask

Qualifications Required

None required; however, English and maths will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Training Provided

  • Commis Chef apprenticeship Level 2
  • Maths and English if required
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