Eden Hotel Collection Limited

Commis Chef Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Eden Hotel Collection Limited (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £277.20
36.0 hours per week Days and shifts to be confirmed.
12 months (duration)
4 March 2022(start date)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
28 February 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for our 2021-22 intake of Chef Apprentices. As a Chef Apprentice with Eden Hotel Collection, you will be immersed in a vibrant learning environment within our collection of luxury hotels.


Our Academy will provide the opportunity for you to work with us on a full-time basis and to ‘earn while you learn’, setting you up with the very best skills, qualifications and experience to begin your career in the industry.

We have partnered with HIT Training to create a Chef Academy, where you will attend 1-2 days of training per month either at a HIT Chef Academy the site, with accommodation and travel costs covered or as a virtual session.

Back in your hotel, with the support of your Exec Chef, you will learn on-the-job from exceptional chefs within a highly skilled kitchen brigade (we hold 2-3 rosettes in each of our Brasseries/Restaurants), whilst working with premium seasonal produce and high-quality equipment/tools.

You’ll work in a busy and hardworking team environment, where we’ll expect you to work within a team, prepare dishes and prepare veg. You will be working a minimum of 40 hours per week, across 5 days (inclusive of training days). Our hotels are busiest on Fri-Sunday, and so you should be prepared to work regular weekends.

Benefits include:

  • The chance to work for a luxury hotel collection
  • Pay rate of £7.70per hour for the first year of your apprenticeship, rising to £8-9 per hour
  • Guaranteed full-time employment at the end of your apprenticeship
  • Great prospects with a ‘Grow with Eden’ Career Progression Pathway
  • Training to achieve a Level 2 Commis Chef qualification
  • A dedicated mentor and regular reviews
  • 31 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 33 days with service
  • Discounted hotel stays including within the spa and food and beverage departments

Future Prospects

  • Guaranteed employment at the end of the apprenticeship
  • Pay increase after 1 year of the apprenticeship
  • Progression to a Level 3 Apprenticeship

Skills Required

We want to hear from aspiring Chefs who love the idea of creating amazing food from the best ingredients have high standards and bags of flair and creativity along with:

  • Excellent communication skills

Qualities Required

  • A real and evident passion for food
  • The desire to build a career as a Chef
  • A ‘can do attitude, along with a good sense of humour and team spirit
  • Enthusiasm and desire to succeed
  • Superb attention to detail and driven by delivering exceptional standard

Qualifications Required

None specified.

Training Provided

Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required
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