Apprentice Commis Chef

The Landmark Hotel have a fantastic opportunity for a budding chef to join their kitchen team, learn the trade and work towards gaining a Level 2 Commis Chef qualification.

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About Employer

Experience quintessential London charm in the sumptuous surroundings of this magnificent Grande Dame hotel. Discover a breath-taking oasis of luxury, sophistication and serenity. A truly enchanting hotel in the heart of the world’s finest city.

Detailed Job Description

The Landmark Hotel is a 5* Luxury Hotel offering quintessential London charm in the sumptuous surroundings of their magnificent Grande Dame hotel. Guests discover a breath-taking oasis of luxury, sophistication and serenity.
The Landmark are looking for an apprentice, who is passionate to become a chef, to join their busy kitchen team. Learn the trade by giving support to the kitchen department by carrying out the preparation and cooking of food to standard whilst under supervision, which in turn, will give the guest a memorable experience. Alongside this, the successful applicant will work towards gaining a Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.
Main Duties and responsibilities:
1 To carry out all tasks as directed by your immediate supervisor/ manager and to assist in any other areas or duties within the kitchen/ hotel upon request
2 To take ownership that you are aware of your scheduled working hours (subject to change) and work to them on a weekly basis.
3 To take ownership that you are aware of your scheduled apprenticeship training consultant appointments.
4 To take ownership that all apprenticeship coursework is up to date at all times and to make detailed notes of all new tasks performed in the workplace on a daily
basis. And submit to your sous chef weekly.
5 To work as an individual and as part of a team by assisting in the preparation of mise-en-place and service for the section / department.
6 Complete a mise en place list for your daily tasks in order of priority and check with your supervisor prior to commencing work.
7 To cook and present food to the correct standard as outlined in the outlet menu manual and as per standards recommended by Leading Hotels of The World.
8 To take ownership on correct portion control and that wastage is kept to a minimum and to ensure that correct stock rotation is evident within the section
9 To take ownership for kitchen cleanliness at all times. To take care of your uniform, your personal appearance and hygiene in accordance with hotel policy and
10 To assist with any duties as assigned by the Chef de Partie.
Other Duties and responsibilities:
1 To maintain good working relations with your team and all other members of staff in the kitchen.
2 To attend all mandatory training shows.
3 To comply and be aware of the hotel fire and emergency procedures.
4 To be aware and to ensure personal compliance with all hotel Health & Safety procedures.
5 To work to the procedures as stated in the Landmark food safety manual.
Each and every team member is responsible for knowing and understanding the behaviours that must be demonstrated at all times, our professional behaviour competencies are broken into four many areas:
~ Team Work
~ Continuous improvement
~ Drive for Results
~ Role Model

Skills Required

• Ability to work in a team
• Ability to take instruction
• Ability to work under pressure
• Basic knife skills

Personal Qualities

• Ambition
• Passion
• Desire to achieve
• Pride in what you do

Qualifications Required

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

Future Prospects

Full time position at the hotel.

Training to be Provided

Commis Chef apprenticeship Level 2
Maths and English if required

Expected Duration

12 Months

Working Week

40 Hours a week

Things to consider

The Landmark Hotel's aim is to be an independent hotel driven by quality and the highest standards of individual hospitality and service, collectively they achieve outstanding performance.
To achieve this, they need to be driven, passionate, to believe in their vision, and to be excited about the journey they’ve started.
You are the heart and soul of their hotel and it’s you that will make their hotel so special. They recognise that employees at all levels need to be empowered and engaged to be able to deliver memorable moments to their internal and external guests.
They want you to feel valued, so as well as investing in their hotel, they've committed to investing in you and your long-term career development. Because they believe that The Landmark London can offer much more than just a job.
The Landmark London is a proud member of the Leading Hotels of the World and has recently been recognised as one of the Sunday Times top 10 Best Companies to work for in the UK in 2019.
The Landmark London is a three-time winner of ‘Visit London's Best Hotel in London’ award and currently has been awarded with Platinum status in the ‘Investors in People’ accreditation.
It is your chance to be part of something truly special.