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Apprentice chef / Commis Chef

Claremont Hotel
Interested in becoming a chef? This vacancy will give you the opportunity to train and learn all aspects of preparing and cooking food for customers.

Claremont Hotel - Employer

A stone’s throw away from the vibrant Blackpool Town centre, The Claremont Hotel will not disappoint you. The hotel has something for everybody and the views of the long stretches of beach, promenade and illuminations. The restaurant is the heart of The Claremont, with a warm and friendly environment and some panoramic sea views, we invite you to come and browse our wide selection of self – service starters and desserts and fill your boots.

Claremont Hotel


18 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 222.00
Catering & Hospitality
Claremont Hotel

Detailed Job Description

Responsibilities include assisting the head chef and kitchen team in all aspects of preparation, cooking and serving fresh food items to hotel residents in a friendly kitchen.

  • Preparing attractive menus to nutritional standards
  • Controlling and ordering stock and inspecting it on delivery
  • Gutting and preparing animals and fish for cooking
  • Scraping and washing large quantities of vegetables and salads
  • Cooking and presenting food creatively
  • Monitoring production to maintain quality and consistent portion sizes
  • Working under pressure to make sure food is served on time
  • Keeping to hygiene, health and safety and licensing rules

The position offers:

  • Full training40 Hours per week
  • Excellent career progression
  • Uniform provided
  • Meals on duty

Hourly Rate:

  • 16 - 18 years £5.55
  • 18 - 24 years £7.30
  • Over 25 years £7.83

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required as full training will be given

Skills required

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Clear and concise written skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving skills

Personal Qualities

  • Interest in food and catering
  • Willingness to be trained and developed
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Well presented, polite and well spoken
  • Punctual
  • Trustworthy
  • Hardworking
  • Honest
  • Adaptable

Future prospects

Once level 2 is completed the candidate will be promoted to Chef de Partie

As the candidate gains more experience there is more opportunity for promotion. All our Head chefs were once apprentices within Choice Hotels!!

Additional Information

Training provided

Level 2 Commis Chef

Once you have submitted your application, you will need to complete college initial assessments and provide a CV before we can progress your application. You will be sent an email requesting this. Please note that Blackpool & The Fylde College offer CV building sessions should you wish to use this facility.

Blackpool and the Fylde College - Learning Provider

B&FC For Business at Blackpool and the Fylde College is a leading provider of Apprenticeships, Traineeships and employability services. 

For more information about this vacancy please contact Blackpool and the Fylde College on 01253 504199 or email: (Ref ID:91411)
Blackpool and the Fylde College


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