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Commis Chef Apprentice Level 2

The NEC Group - Amadeus
If you have a passion for food and people – we can do the rest! We can offer you the opportunity to work with and be mentored by our award winning management team.

The NEC Group - Amadeus - Employer

Amadeus is the Catering and Hospitality business of the NEC group; we have a presence at all of the NEC Group home venues as well as some Regional Venues such as Cadburys World, Dudley Zoo, Library of Birmingham and Compton Verney, Belfast and East of England Arena Peterborough The East of England Arena and Events Centre provides unrivalled facilities of indoor and outdoor space. We provide high quality catering and hospitality for exhibitions, trade fair, Arenas and outdoor concerts through to corporate and conferences. We offer the highest standard of hospitality and event catering. The NEC Group is about Bringing Live to Life ®, creating destinations of the future, and making every moment count for our customers. With over 40 years’ experience and more than 1500 staff, we cater for 4 million visitors over 1000 events a year across our venues. Our desire is to deliver an outstanding food service experience in each of the venues that we operate in. We do this by training every single one of our staff to the highest standards; this has led us to winning more than 650 awards for quality and innovation in our Catering team.



18-22 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 150.00
Catering & Hospitality
The NEC Group - Amadeus

Detailed Job Description

You will have the opportunity to participate in a structured programme that will develop your skills and knowledge with real life experience, working alongside professional Chefs within our production and retail kitchens, developing and delivering high end menus and products. Amadeus standards are high. Therefore, successful candidates should be eager to learn, flexible in their approach and have a passion for food, people and delivery. They must have an eye for innovation and creativity with a can do attitude!

Specific duties will include, but not be limited to:

- Strive to prepare and present food to Amadeus standard and specification.

- Follow all Amadeus standards in relation to service, speed of service and hospitality.

- Prepared to Learn from experienced team members on how to work/run all relevant food areas within an active professional kitchen.

-To attend daily briefings and carry out the shift duties assigned by the Head Chef within the operational area.

- Prepare all mis-en-place for all relevant menus.

- Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships with your colleagues.

- Awareness of departmental targets and strive to achieve them as part of the team

- Meet all health and hygiene requirements when handling food and/or operating equipment.

- Adhere to dress code and personal hygiene standards at all times.

- Ensure that you attend work when required by checking the rota on a regular basis.

- To adhere to Health & Safety, Fire, Food Safety and licensing regulations at all times

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSE grade C or above in English and Mathematics (or equivalent)

Skills required

Good Customer service skills

Basic Computer literacy would be advantageous

Positive attitude

Attention to detail

Work under pressure

Flexible approach


Good communication

Good organisation and time management

Personal Qualities

Good standard of personal hygiene, presentation and time management skills

- Punctual and reliable

- Good work ethic

- Flexible and pro-active approach to work duties and hours

- Committed to completing the Apprenticeship programme by combining work based learning, assessment and independent study.

- Forward thinking

- Good attitude and understanding of Health and safety and food safety

Future prospects

Our Promise:

- We invest in developing your talents to help you progress your chosen career and deliver outstanding performance.

- We care about your health and well-being and therefore, will ensure we reward outstanding performance to help you and your family live happy lives.

- Have your say, we will listen! As we want you engaged and always inspired by Amadeus values and culture.

On successful completion of the apprenticeship it is anticipated that you will be a competent Chef with excellent food knowledge and a clear progression plan should you be up for the challenge!

Additional Information

Training provided

Level 2 at either Pass, Merit or Distinction

The role will include preparation, cooking and delivery of meals to a very high standard. This will include working different shifts as required by the business. The job is very physical and will include you working and thinking on your feet. It’s a fast paced, high energy environment that can be demanding but lots of fun.

Peterborough Regional College - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact Peterborough Regional College on 01733 762121 or email: (Ref ID:88437)
Peterborough Regional College


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