Compass Group Uk And Ireland LimitedOrpington

Apprentice Commis Chef

£407.75 - Weekly


Hospitality, Catering & Events
Start: 07 February 2022
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Why We Need You

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Why We Need You

Based in our busy kitchen at Chelmsford Park duties would be varied as you will move around sections within the kitchen.  You will assist the other chefs with:

  • Prepare, cook and assemble menus in line with the specification given  
  • Ensure all food is stored, handled and packed at the correct temperature and in accordance with Food Handling and Hygiene Regulations  
  • Maintain records of temperatures and remedial action taken where necessary, reporting all issued to the Head Chef / Chef Supervisor  
  • Serve on the food counters in the restaurant following brand specifications  
  • Use machinery as shown and trained to ensure equipment is used safely and in accordance with legislation, reporting any equipment faults to the line manager  
  • Ensure that work areas are kept clean and that all waste is record and disposed of correctly 
  • Ensure the quality and presentation of the food is in line with the specification  
  • Attend and comply with any training by Brands, Health and Safety, Food Safety etc  
  • Ensure you comply with current dress and personal hygiene regulations  
  • Monitor and record, day to day production schedule of each item  
  • Develop good lines of communications and relationships at all levels within your team and with other colleagues and customers  
  • Perform any reasonable and practical instructions as requested by the Supervisor appropriate to the needs of the Hospital.  

There is no supervision of other staff.


Who are Compass?

We are the world’s largest caterer, a Company that employ more Chefs that anyone else so we know a thing or two about developing our people for real careers. 

Compass Group UK and Ireland specialise in providing food, vending and related services in our clients' premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business and Industry, Defence, Offshore and Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports and Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.

Click here and take a look at our website for more information.

Who are Chartwells?

You will be working for our Chartwells sector. For more than a quarter of a century, Chartwells has focused on helping people build strong bodies, sharp minds and to lead long, healthy lives. To Eat, Learn and Live.

Chartwells dishes up great tasting, fun and nutritious meals to schools, academies, colleges and universities, and provides all of the support services – from facilities management to cleaning – to help fuel inquisitive minds. Food for thought!

Click here and take a look at our website for more information

The Compass offer

We offer you the opportunity to be part of a fun and exciting team, where you have the opportunity and support to develop and progress your career.

We offer more than the National Apprentice Minimum wage. For all our Apprentices, we offer the National Minimum Wage.

We have supported hundreds of people in further developing their career through an Apprenticeship. Take the time to look through our careers website so you can see for yourself how completing an Apprenticeship with Compass continues to make a positive impact.

Further information about the application process


  • Maths and English
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Willing and able to take instruction from senior staff
  • Have a strong interest in cooking and to have a career in our sectors
  • Be keen and willing to learn
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Be punctual and reliable
  • Be able to work well with others


Address: Bucks Cross Road, Orpington - BR6 7RG
Phone Number: 01214575126

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