The Walnut Tree

Commis Chef Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

The Walnut Tree (Employer)

West Suffolk College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £145.25
35.0 hours per week Wednesday to Sunday. Shifts to be confirmed, e.g. 7am - 2pm or 5pm - 10pm.
24 months (duration)
5 October 2020(start date)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
30 September 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The Walnut Tree in Worlington is a busy pub, restaurant and bed & breakfast. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner menus at 800 covers per week. They have an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join the team.


We need a Commis Chef to assist in the day to day cooking shifts to include breakfast, lunch and dinner service. You will be working with a small team to produce freshly cooked meals to a high standard. You will liaise with the team and be able to bring your own ideas.

Day to day duties could include:

  • Assist with food preparation
  • Assisting with the operation of the kitchen during service
  • Bring innovative and new ideas to management
  • Ensuring legislative standards are met
  • Creating new dishes
  • Managing waste
  • Ensuring your workstation is kept clean and tidy at all times

Future Prospects

On completion of the apprenticeship, there is opportunity for a full-time, permanent position.

Reality Check

You will be working in a small team and a busy environment.

Skills Required

  • Basic catering knowledge
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Great time management

Qualities Required

  • Desire and willingness to learn and progress is essential
  • Self-disciplined
  • Enthusiastic

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE Grade A*-C/9-4 in maths and English or equivalent is desired

Training Provided

Full Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship. 

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