Chef Apprentice

20 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Ms Andrea Simon
Job Function
Commis Chef
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you have a real passion for cooking?

Do you want an amazing career as a Professional Chef? , earn a great salary, gain a qualification and learn from the best Chefs in the business?

If yes, apply now for The Chef Academy

The Chef Academy is a 12 month specially designed apprenticeship for up and coming Chefs. You will have a full-time job, get paid a salary and work towards a nationally recognised Professional Cookery Level 2 qualification, with support from our award winning culinary team.

Have a look here to see some of our Academy Chefs in action.

Package description

20 hours per week

Mon - Fri

£7.05 per hour

Opportunity to work for the largest contract catering company in the world, plenty of opportunity to progress within the company

Main responsibilities

Working in one of our fast paced kitchens, which could be anywhere from a football club to a concert venue, private school or the head office of a big city business. You will spend time in each area of the kitchen, develop a range of culinary skills and be fully supported to become a Qualified Chef.

The dishes you cook each day will count towards your qualification and you will be given the time to attend dedicated workshops with your trainer and other apprentices, as well as one to one support in you place of work from a dedicated tutor.

Within 12 months, you will be on your way to becoming a culinary star of the future.

Once you complete your apprenticeship, there may be opportunities to promote to Commis Chef within Compass Group UK & Ireland. We will also make every effort to develop your skills and knowledge so that with time, and hard work, you could potentially even become one of our Head Chefs.

Does this sound like the right opportunity for you?

Well have a listen to our Executive Chef Andrew Walker who will give you an idea about the standards we reach for.

Ideal candidate

Are you aged 16- 23 years of age, with a passion to be a Chef?

Are you hardworking?

Ambitious? Dedicated?

Able to work in a team?

Keen to learn?

Committed to developing yourself?

If yes…Then apply now!


About the company

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