Milton Keynes College

Apprentice Commis Chef (L2)

Stanbridge, Leighton Buzzard
£240 per week
25 Feb 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Employer Name: Fuller Smith & Turner Plc (Grove Lock)

Working Week: Days and shifts TBC

Duration: 12 Months

Possible Start Date: 06/05/2019

Do you see yourself working as a Commis Chef in one of the best and most established Fuller's kitchens across the South of England? This would be your chance to develop and train using the freshest ingredients to the highest standards.

Fullers are offering a fantastic opportunity for those that want to learn whilst earning and develop their culinary skills to the highest standard.

Working in a Fullers Kitchen is exciting and challenging but with a full team to support and mentor you, you will develop a rich understanding of all dishes, as well as a passion for the fresh and delicious produce that we use.

In a Fuller's kitchen you will be preparing food and carrying out basic cooking tasks in every section of the kitchen under the supervision of the Head/Sous chef.

Duties to include:

  • Food Preparation: Supporting the running of a section; preparation of meat, fish, poultry, vegetables and sauces as part of the kitchen brigade
  • Preparing fresh ingredients ready for service to Fuller's Chef Guild Standards

Things to consider

  • This is an incredibly rewarding and challenging role. You should enjoy working within a fast-paced hot kitchen
  • Please ensure you research your travel commitments
  • Evenings and weekend work required
  • As an Apprentice, you will be able to apply for the NUS Apprentice Extra card - this will allow you to gain discounts on travel, food and on over 200 online and high street retailers
  • Salary dependant on qualifications and experience

This vacancy may close early if we receive a high volume of applications.

Entry requirements

  • Desirable - GCSEs at grades A*-C/4-9 (or equivalent) in English and maths

Skills Required

  • Organisational and time management skills
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Resilience, team working and good communication skills are essential

Personal Qualities

  • You will be happy working to the direction of the Head Chef/Sous chef and be able to follow instructions
  • You'll have great attention to detail, a passion for cooking, and be obsessed with quality
  • You'll be reliable and trustworthy always turning up for shifts, and training
  • An interest in good food and ambition

Qualifications taken

Commis Chef Apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Knowledge and Understanding, Skills, and Behaviours
  • Regular visits from the college to the workplace
  • Observations and assessments in the workplace
  • Ongoing training and assessment from the employer
  • End point assessment

Employer Description

This canalside pub serves up hearty food, traditional ales and wonderful views over the water. Located beside Lock 28 of the Grand Union Canal, it's a shining example of a great English waterside pub.

What Next?

Further development through our Fullers Chefs Guild, an opportunity for long-term career progression and competitive salaries. All academics must be completed.

Please apply via the link.