- GMFJ Reference
39.00 per week
- Date Posted
- Start Date
- Approx. Duration
12 months plus 3 months for End Point Assessment
Now Taking Applications
Catering & Hospitality
- Opportunity Type
Intermediate Level 2
- Apprenticeship Standard
Commis chef (ST0228)
Holiday Inn Cambridge LGH
As an Apprentice Commis Chef, your role will include the following responsibilities:
- Assist with the preparation, presentation, decoration and menu dishes including:
- Meat dishes and meat marinades
- Fish, shell fish and sauces for fish and shell fish
- Garnishing techniques and methods of service for fish
- Pastry, cakes and yeast goods
- Petit fours and desserts
- Prepares Regional Dishes appropriate to the hotel menu, location and guest mix.
- Buffet Food
- Communicates to his/her superior any difficulties, guest or internal customer comment and other relevant information.
- Attends and participates in daily briefings and other meetings as scheduled.
- Prepares in advance food, material and equipment needed for the service.
- Cleans and re-sets his/her working area.
- Control supplies and minimise wastage
- Maintain a level of broader knowledge to handle minor problems in all fields of the department.
- Comply with hotel rules and regulations and provisions contained in the employment handbook.
- Comply with company grooming and uniform standards.
- Comply with timekeeping and attendance policies.
- Actively participate in training and development programs and maximise opportunities for self development.
- Perform other tasks at the level of the role as directed by your line manager in pursuit of the achievement of business goals.
- Desire and ability to improve your knowledge and abilities through on-going training.
- Ability to work as part of a diverse team with colleagues from different viewpoints, cultures and countries.
- Demonstrate service attributes in accordance with industry expectations and company standards to include:-
- Being attentive to guests
- Accurately and promptly fulfilling guest requests
- Maintain a high level of knowledge which will enhance the guest experience
- Demonstrate a service attitude that exceeds expectations
- Take appropriate action to resolve guest complaints
- Ensuring all food items are produced to company specifications.
To become an apprentice, you must:
- Be 16 or over
- Not already be in full-time education
You can start an apprenticeship whether you’re starting your career, want a change or you're upskilling in your current job. You can have a previous qualification like a degree and still start an apprenticeship.
As an apprentice you’ll:
- Have regular one to one sessions with a dedicated trainer either remotely or through visits to your workplace
- Learn and train for a specific job
- Get paid and receive holiday leave
- Get hands-on experience in a real job
- Study for at least 20% of your working hours
- Complete assessments during and at the end of your apprenticeship
- Be on a career path with lots of future potential
What is an apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You’re an employee with a contract of employment and holiday leave. By the end of an apprenticeship, you'll have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.
Levels of an apprenticeship
Each apprenticeship has a level and an equivalent education level. You can start an apprenticeship at any level.
At the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll achieve the equivalent education level. For example, if you complete a level 3 apprenticeship, you’ll achieve the equivalent of an A level.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Inspiro Learning Limited on 0 (Ref ID: 232846)
- Attention to detail.
- Basic cooking skills would be desirable, but not essential.
- Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment.
- Ability to work alone and as part of a team.
- Ability to use own initiative when needed.
None required as full training will be given.
Level 2 Food Production Apprenticeship Standard
Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentice’s chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English.
Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Inspiro' s Regional Trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role.
Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.
- Work well as an individual and as part of a team
This vacancy will become permanent upon completion of your apprenticeship on the provision your behaviours and performance is at the standard they should be.