Bay Tree Bistro Ltd

Commis Chef Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Bay Tree Bistro Ltd (Employer)

Wildes Education Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £8,754.20
35.0 hours per week Variable shifts, Monday - Sunday, between the hours of 10.00am and 10.00pm.
15 months (duration)
10 October 2022(start date)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
7 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Amazing opportunity to join the team at Bay Tree Bistro (Rotherham) and learn from the experienced, talented team. Looking to recruit individuals who are keen to commence a career in the Chef restaurant business. We are looking for dedicated and committed individuals who are willing to work hard to achieve their ambitions.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include: 

  • Helping to prepare the meal ingredients for the Chef de Partie
  • Assisting the kitchen staff to do various kitchen duties
  • Measuring the ingredients accurately during preparation
  • Making kitchen preparation such as chopping, peeling, and washing vegetables and fruits
  • Preparing salads and their sauce according to the direction of the chef
  • Verifying and receiving all the meal ingredients requested and make sure all of them are complete and in good quality
  • Recording the inventory and reporting the depleted or low supplies to the supervisor
  • Sorting and discarding the expired food or meal ingredients stored in the freezers, refrigerators, and also stock rooms
  • Making sure the kitchen area is clean by performing basic cleaning duties and making sure all the kitchen stuff has been sanitised properly
  • Helping the chef doing plating based on the chef’s instruction
  • Unboxing, unpacking, and organising deliveries
  • Making sure all the food and meal ingredients are stored properly

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Level 2 Commis Chef Standard - All Training and Assessment takes place on site at Bay Tree Bistro, with Wildes Education 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Here is an opportunity to work and learn, with the wonderful 'Bay Tree Bistro' (Rotherham). A chance of progression for the right candidate within the organisation and opportunity to learn with the professionals 'in house'
  • The employee will gain valuable skills, such as working in a team that covers multiple departments as well as to effectively manage the timing of their responsibilities to make sure the business runs smoothly and that all food products is plated for service correctly

Reality Check

Please expect to work evenings and weekends in this type of role, as these are the busy times in the Hospitality sector. The kitchen can be a stressful environment in busy periods - ensuring quality and timely service is of the upmost importance. You would be entitled to an equal share of the tips received on any day.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
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