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Apprentice Commis Chef

Inn Cornwall Ltd - The Victoria Inn - Roche
The Company: Inn Cornwall is a Cornish based hospitality business with an aim to deliver excellent service in a safe and friendly environment across our venues. We strive to provide a quality product of reasonable value that meets expectations. Inn Cornwall Limited operates The Victoria Inn in Truro and The Victoria Inn in Roche.

Inn Cornwall Ltd - The Victoria Inn - Roche - Employer

The Victoria Inn at Roche is a traditional coaching inn dating back to 1642. It is situated just off the A30 making it an ideal stopping point to relax in front of our log fire and enjoy a pint of our range of award winning ales. We serve food from breakfast to supper and offer free WiFi along with conference facilities for the business user. We have a 42 bedroomed Travelodge attached to us making it the ideal place to stay and explore what Cornwall has to offer.

Inn Cornwall Ltd - The Victoria Inn - Roche


12 months

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Job Summary

St. Austell
New Vacancy
Catering & Hospitality
Inn Cornwall Ltd - The Victoria Inn - Roche

Detailed Job Description

The Role of Apprentice Commis Chef at The Victoria Inn.

This Commis chef role means will be working full time alongside the kitchen team at The Victoria Inn, Roche.

  • You will also spend 1 day a week developing your skills at college.
  • Learn how to maintain a 5* Food Hygiene Rating.
  • Understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen.
  • Work to a high pace.
  • Understand how to meet customer expectations.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required


  • Key Skills Level 2 Maths and English.


  • Food Hygiene.

Skills required


  • Have an interest in food.
  • Quick thinking.


  • Committed.

Personal Qualities


  • Hygienic.
  • Good Communication.
  • Hard Working.


  • Fast pace.

Future prospects

On successful completion of apprenticeship there is a possibility of a job role.

Additional Information

Training provided

The primary objective of the Commis Chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the key 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 programme involves developing effective knowledge, behaviours and skills in four main areas – culinary, people, business and food safety with specific topics including:

  • Preparing, cooking and finishing basic dishes including fish and shellfish, poultry, meat, game, stocks and sauces, bread and dough, rice and pasta, soups, vegetables and pulses, egg dishes, hot and cold desserts, cakes and biscuits.
  • Health, safety and security of the working environment including food safety and hygiene practices.
  • Food waste management and minimisation.
  • Professional behaviours – timekeeping, attendance, following company standards, reliability, communication.
  • Importance of working within budgets.
  • Understanding the supply chain and how to work with suppliers.
  • Risks in a work environment and how to manage them.
  • Taste – basic flavour profile, seasoning, herbs and spices.
  • Correct techniques including common knives, tools and equipment.
  • Key allergens.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Meeting targets and effectively controlling resources.

20% of all paid work will be off the job training, which includes day release to college, at work shadowing and tuition.

The role will be weekends and evenings with variable working days. Able to get to The Victoria Inn. Pension, salary review after 6 months and 12 months.

Truro and Penwith College - Learning Provider

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For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Truro and Penwith College on 01872 242711 or email: (Ref ID:80260)
Truro and Penwith College


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