Apprentice Commis Chef

Old Albion Inn

About the vacancy

The Old Albion Inn retains the character and ambiance of the village pub, steeped in history and nestles in the heart of Crantock. We are sure that you will enjoy its fine food, real ales and hospitality!

An opportunity to assist the Head Chef/Sous Chef in the kitchen operation at the Old Albion Inn has arisen. Ensure the company’s reputation for food quality is maintained at all times, learn the trade and gain a Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.

Specific Responsibilities:

• To assist in the preparation and cooking of menu items as directed by the Head / Sous Chef.
• To assist in the development and planning of menus, including future food trends and be passionate about developing new styles of service and concepts in the location.
• To assist with stock taking when required.
• To carry out the smooth and efficient running of your section as appropriate.

Client Service:

• To ensure that customers are given a prompt and efficient service and expectations are consistently exceeded.
• To be customer focused at all times; approachable and quick to exceed expectations in fulfilling customer needs.


• To be a team player, assisting other team members when necessary.
• To treat members of the team at location as you would expect to be treated.

Financial Management:

• To gain an understanding of food costing, sales mix and menu planning.
• to ensure stock, deliveries and wastage are all checked and recorded in line with company and food standards.

Health & Safety, Food Safety, the Environment:

• To adhere to the company’s Food Hygiene, Health and Safety and Environmental policies.
• To ensure that food storage areas are maintained in accordance with the company’s Food Hygiene, Healthy and Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.

Additional Responsibilities:

• To take responsibility for contributing towards your own development with the guidance of the Sous / Head Chef and attending training courses as identified.
• To show commitment to company values in all aspects of your role.
• To act as a positive ambassador for the business.
• To attend to any reasonable request made by the client or Holroyd Howe Management.
• To attend training sessions when required.
• To ensure compliance with the company’s policy on safer recruitment and safeguarding children and young adults at all times whilst at work.

<br/>Grade C or above in Maths and English is an advantage, however, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Salary (p/w)£220.00
40 Hours a week
Start date24/05/2019
Closes in 0 days
Reference: VAC-01499
Qualifications required: 
Grade C or above in Maths and English is an advantage, however, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.
Personal qualities: 
Reliable Hardworking Well presented
Things to consider: 
Are you able to get to and from work 40 hours per week over 5 days to include weekends and evenings
Skills required: 
No previous experience needed but a passion for working with food and learning new skills is To be able to work as part of a team To be able to work under pressure
Future prospects: 
Continuation of employment

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