Sofitel St James London

Commis Chef Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Sofitel St James London (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £380.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week
12 months (duration)
7 January 2022(start date)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for a creative and curious apprentice willing to learn and discover about culinary arts in a lively property, located a few steps away from the ExCeL Conference Centre at the Novotel London Excel! The apprentice will master our menu and become the reason why our guests come back through our doors!


Tasks will involve:

Prepare and present menu items showing variety and flair, within the cost margins specified by the hotel.
Ensure strict stock rotation and minimum wastage. Have stock control procedures implemented and maintained
Prepare and ensure availability of mis en place as required.
Keep all working areas clean and tidy. Ensure all equipment is maintained, serviced and cleaned. Report any problems to the Head Chef or relevant supervisors.
To count, sort and prepare operating equipment as required.
Ensure correct handling of chemicals and equipment as per manufacturer’s instructions.
Ensure all operating equipment, crockery, cutlery & glassware is hygienically cleaned and safely stored.
Follow the regular cleaning rosters and standard methods for deep cleaning of floors, walls, coolers, ovens & operating equipment.
To contribute to cost control through energy conservation and the careful use of water, cleaning materials, and other appliances
Ensure garbage is collected and disposed of correctly from all kitchen areas each shift.
Utilise safe and hygienic methods for the removal of dry and wet waste.
Any other reasonable request as required by your Supervisor or Hotel Management.

Joining our team, and thus being part of a great family,
involves great benefits as well!:
High level of monthly tips/service charge
Two complimentary Bonus Breaks - benefit from a free one or two day break in another Accor property in the UK each year
Pension Scheme
Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor
Hotels worldwide
Free meals on duty
Up to 33 days of annual leave per annum ... And much more!






Future Prospects

Upon completion, successful apprentices could easily work as Demi Chef de Partie (Kitchen team member) and achieve a great career in culinary arts, eventually going up the ladder through Chef de Partie up to Head Chef. Additionally, working as part of Accor, a worldwide company, could give the opportunity to the apprentice to join a worldwide network of employment opportunities.

Skills Required

None, your personality and motivation are the only things we need!

Qualities Required

To be trustworthy, tolerant, and punctual
To be self-motivated and willing to learn
Able to work under pressure
Creative and flexible

Qualifications Required

None required, but GCSE English and Maths may be desirable.

Training Provided

Level 2 Commis Chef
Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
Commis Chef Academy Workshops
Full inhouse training provided

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