Barns Hotel

Commis Chef Apprentice


Barns Hotel

Training Provider:


Annual wage £12,792.00
40.0 hours per week SHIFT WORK - TBC
duration: 15 months
start: 9 March 2020
Intermediate(level 2)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
23 February 2020 (application closing date)
We are currently recruiting for a Commis Chef Apprentice to join our brigade. If you have no previous experience but bags of passion for cooking, our commis chef apprenticeship will give you your moment to shine!


The successful candidate will be trained on every section within the kitchen (larder, sauce, pastry) all products are made on site to the highest standard possible using classic techniques with a modern twist using seasonal & foraged items.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting in the food preparation process
  • Cooking and preparing elements of high quality dishes
  • Preparing vegetables, meats and fish
  • Assisting other Chefs
  • Helping with deliveries and restocking
  • Assisting with stock rotation / Cleaning stations
  • Contributing to maintaining kitchen and food safety standards


Future Prospects

Opportunity for long-term career progression and competitive salaries.

Reality Check

Things to consider

  • A kitchen is a busy, hot, noisy and exciting place
  • Working hours can be antisocial
  • This position is based in Bedford

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Creative

Qualities Required

  • Passionate about all thing’s food
  • Patience
  • Willingness to learn
  • Tidy appearance and exceptional personal hygiene standards

Qualifications Required

Ideally grade C/4 in maths and English or equivalent

Training Provided

For the full apprenticeship, candidates will complete:

Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard

  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • College attendance at Bletchley College
  • Ongoing training and support from both employer and college
  • Regular visits into the workplace
  • Know it, live it, show it
  • End point assessment
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