Level 2 Commis Chef Apprentice, Farnborough

  • Farnborough Show Centre (Amadeus Food )
  • Farnborough, Hampshire
  • £5.50 per hour

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 Chefs and their culinary teams.

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  • Wages
    £5.50 p/h
  • Hours
    30.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Catering & Hospitality
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Farnborough Show Centre (Amadeus Food )


30-40 hours per week to be discussed at interview.

The starting wage is £5.00, to be uplifted to £6.00 after 6 months. At one year this will rise to National Minimum Wage for Age.

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 a passion 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.

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 so you will need to be physically able to carry out the demands of the role and will need to be able to work and think pro-actively.

It’s a fast paced, high energy environment that can be demanding but lots of fun.

We are different, we are innovative and we have made the difference. Please visit www.amadeusfood.co.uk for more information.

Amadeus and the NEC Group is a great place to work, we offer free on site staff parking, a free meal during your shift and a choices benefits scheme that can offer private medical, extra holiday etc.

For more information about this vacancy please contact HIT Training on 02382 149390 (Ref ID: 163146)

  • Good Customer Service Skills
  • Basic computer literacy would be advantageous
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisation and time management skills
  • Attention to detail

Preferred GCSE (or equivalent) at C/4 or above in English and maths
Level 2 Commis Chef.

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Positive attitude
  • Work under pressure
  • Creative
  • 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

The apprenticeship will give you practical experience combined with theory.

You will work toward a Commis chef Apprentice standard with possible progression to a level 3 chef apprenticeship and a permanent position in a multi award winning business.

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HIT Training is the leading specialist training and apprenticeship provider for the UK’s Catering & Hospitality industry.

At HIT Training we have a positive vision of what apprenticeships can do: improve individual's skills and therefore their life chances; make businesses more efficient; and boost the economy. People are at the centre of everything we do; that goes for our own staff as well as those we serve. We take pride in helping people become the best they can be.

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