Apprentice Commis Chef, Jeremys Restaurant, £200p/w

Borde Hill, Haywards Heath
£200 per week
23 Apr 2019
21 May 2019
Account Executive Bianca Arsene
Contract Type

An exciting opportunity to work and train as an Apprentice Commis Chef for Jeremy's Restaurant in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

You will most likely be starting on the vegetable section and be taught knife skills and preparation of all our vegetable garnishes and to work alongside the head chef on sauce plating food together. You will also be asked to prepare staff food with help from another chef.

You will be given good hygiene training and shown how to manage the rotation of produce.

You will see how all the different sections operate and get the chance to move around the kitchen once you learnt the vegetable section. Depending on which section interests you the most you may also be taught meat and fish prep, bread making and a wide range of skills

Benefits include meals on duty, holiday pay and a discount on meals.

40 hours per week. There will a degree of flexibility subject to head chef Jimmy Grays requirements. 6/7 shifts a week with a double shift on Saturdays and single lunchtime shift most Sundays. Tuesday is first day of the week so probably single lunchtime shift. Maximum shift time is six hours except Sunday which is eight.

Training to be Provided:

A commis chef is the most common starting position in many kitchens and in principal the most junior culinary role. A commis chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef. The primary objective of the commis chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen. Therefore having the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section with a view to choosing an area where they feel most inspired. The learning journey of any chef will vary considerably from one individual to the next; however it is necessary to understand and have experience in the basics that this role provides in order to progress to any future senior chef role.

Expected Duration:

18-24 months

Skills Required:

Clean and tidy person who likes to cook.

Qualifications Required:

GCSE grades C/4 above or equivalent

Personal Qualities:

Pleasant outgoing personality with a desire to learn and listen.

Future Prospects:

Full time position could follow with prospects of promotion.

Other Important Information:

All applications must be made through Apprenticeship vacancies. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered. The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour effective from 1st April 2018. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Reality Check:

The closes train station is Haywards Heath. We can pick up and return to station if required.