Apprentice Chef

A unique opportunity has arisen at Farmer Palmers for an apprentice who is keen to build a career as a chef to join the team, learn the trade and gain a Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.

Number of Positions Available


About Employer

A favourite family attraction with farm animals -providing indoor and outdoor activities

Detailed Job Description

Farmer Palmers is an award winning family attraction in Dorset. In their restaurant they guarantee all of their main dishes are made by their friendly team. Cooking from scratch, the traditional way. They cater for adults & children, using fresh ingredients , top quality pork, lamb, beef or chicken. The vegetables will be peeled on the day and if the children need chips, they still do those too!
Farmer Palmers now have an opportunity for a keen apprentice to join their friendly kitchen team, learn the trade and gain a Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.
Duties will include:
• Ingredient preparation
• Cooking meals through various different cooking methods
• Plating up and presentation of food
• Taking instruction from senior chefs
• Cleaning and clearing down work stations
• Working in a safe manner at all times
• Portion control

Skills Required

Basic knowledge of food hygiene
Good communication skills
Good team player

Personal Qualities

Good sense of humour

Qualifications Required

None required, however, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Future Prospects

Support with further career development

Other Information

20% staff discount on food and shop products and free immediate family entry

Training to be Provided

Commis Chef apprenticeship Level 2
Maths and English if required

Expected Duration

12 Months

Working Week

35 Hours

Things to consider

Uniform provided
35 hours/ 5 days pw - between the hours of 9:30am-5:30pm