Commis Chef L2 Apprentice

The Barn Inn, Saint Mary's Road, Great Bentley, Colchester CO7 8NJ
153.55 a week
16 Nov 2020
16 Dec 2020
Role Type
Start Date
12-18 months

Vacancy description:

We are looking to recruit a motivated individual who has a passion for cooking and baking to join our team as a Commis Chef Apprentice. We are looking for someone who wants to join our team and continually strive to enhance individual and team performance.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring your section is properly stocked and you have everything you need for every shift
  • Cooking and preparing elements of high quality dishes
  • Completing opening and closing duties at the start and end of every shift
  • Contributing to maintaining kitchen and food safety standards
  • Assisting the stock rotation cleaning stations
  • Helping with delivering and restocking
  • Assisting other chefs in the kitchen
  • Preparing vegetables, meat and fish
  • Develop a understanding of where produce comes from
  • Understand food safety and allergens
  • Assisting in the food preparation process

Customer Service Duties:

  • Do your part to ensure every customer visit is a great one
  • Ensure that customer receive 'hospitality'- understand their needs
  • Respond quickly and efficiently to every customer request
  • Continually improving standards and quality
  • Attention to detail at all times- 'everything matters'


  • Be passionate about your coffee and the way it is served
  • Good knowledge of the menu and special items - refresh knowledge every week
  • Fully complete and comprehend your 'barman' induction training pack
  • Ensure you are all briefed fr each and every shift- specials, availability and recommendations etc.
  • Excellent working knowledge of the wine menu, cocktails and all drinks

Requirements and prospects:


  • Arrive on time and ready for work, neat, well presented and wearing the correct uniform
  • Ensure you are aware of the rota, training scheduled and responsibilities for each shift
  • Ensure you are keeping an eye on stock and inform manager if you are running low on anything
  • Attend all team meetings
  • Be motived and have a positive attitude

Personal Qualities:

  • Hard working
  • Someone that goes the extra mile-making sure everything is done the way it should be and going out there way to make sure something is as good as it can be
  • Always on time and ready for the day
  • Ready to learn
  • Friendly yet professional
  • Able to follow orders but also work using your own initiative
  • Can meet deadlines and work under pressure

Health and Safety:

Be aware of all new health and safety processes and procedures.

Things to consider:

  • Must have your own transport or the easy ability to travel to and from work
  • Be flexible with your working hours where necessary
  • Able to work weekdays and weekends
  • Be prepared to learn new skills and knowledge whilst you work

Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: £153.55 per week

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