Apprentice Commis Chef

Location
Firle, Lewes
Salary
£14,000.00 - £15,500.00 per year
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
08 May 2019
Ref
The Ram Inn
Function
Apprenticeship
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

We will be interviewing throughout the recruitment process and hope to find someone to start as soon as possible.

Key tasks will include:

  • Preparing food
  • Using fresh seasonal ingredients
  •   Involved in breakfast, lunch and dinner 

You will study the following topics:

  • Food Safety & Hygiene
  • Due diligence processes
  • Effective teamwork
  • Kitchen etiquette
  • Basic costings & yields of goods
  • Portion & waste control 

You will learn to cook:

  • Fish & shellfish
  • Meat & poultry
  • Game & offal
  • Vegetables & vegetable proteins
  • Stocks, sauces & soups
  • Rice, pasta & noodles
  • Egg dishes Pastry & dough products
  • Cakes, sponges & biscuits
  • Hot & cold desserts

The essential skills for the role include:

  • Basic knife skills
  • Good punctuality 

Personal qualities

The essential personal qualities for the role include:

  • Willing to learn
  • Hardworking
  • Able to work within a small team or independently 

Desired qualifications

There are no essential qualifications for the role however an initial assessment in maths and English and a welcome session are mandatory to ensure that the successful apprentice is at a high enough level to complete the apprenticeship and have a full understanding of what is involved. 

Future prospects

All three of the current chefs have been promoted so there is room for future prospects. 

Things to consider

Please ensure that you can travel to the workplace. There will be split shifts and evening and weekend work. Having your own transport will be a benefit.

The train station is a 1-2 mile walk and a 15 minute cycle.

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