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Commis Chef Apprentice

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an in-demand, ever growing business. Over the next two years, we are looking to expand across the country after our immense success in the South West. As a Commis Chef Apprentice, you're on the ladder to becoming an outstanding chef in our American inspired street food restaurant. In our kitchens you will be under the supervision of a Chef de Partie, this will give you a deep understanding of the running of a quality standard kitchen. This is the first time the Hubbox team have hired Apprentices, and it could be you!

Hubbox - Employer

HUBBOX is an essential stop-off for amazing American inspired street food & great drinks. We have an extensive menu of award-winning burgers made using 21 day dry-aged Cornish rare breed beef. Our hot dogs are New York style & produced in the UK using 100% free-range oak smoked pork.



12 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 236.00
St. Austell
Catering & Hospitality

Detailed Job Description

  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene.
  • Preparing the ingredients for as directed by your Sous chef or Head chef.
  • Measuring dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately and always using spec cards.
  • Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation.
  • Ensuring you have high standards of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety.
  • Monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins.
  • Support all team members in ensuring a smooth and effective service.
  • Communicate positively and clearly with your team.
  • Embrace the Hubbox team culture and be an ambassador of our core values.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade C/4 or above in English and Maths.

Skills required


  • Pro-active.
  • Team work.
  • Good communication.

Personal Qualities


  • Reliable.
  • Trustworthy.

Future prospects

On successful completion of the 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.

Shift work is essential in Hospitality. Working hours will be between 9.30am and 10pm Monday to Sunday.

Truro and Penwith College - Learning Provider

Find your feet with a traineeship. They’re a great way to help you build your CV. That’s because traineeships help you learn the essential skills that every employer wants. And they’ll set you on the right path to compete for apprenticeships. In short, they’re that vital first stepping stone to getting ahead.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Truro and Penwith College on 01872 242711 or email: (Ref ID:82683)
Truro and Penwith College


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