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The purpose of this Commercial Cookery (Chef) Apprenticeship in Pittsworth is to provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge through completing on the job working experience and training with an employer whilst completing a nationally recognised course of training through a registered training organisation.

Chefs are professional cooks who are well trained in all aspects of food preparation and presentation. Chefs may choose to specialise in a specific cuisine, and some open their own restaurants or publish cookbooks.

Suits people who can work well under pressure and within time-constraints. As an apprentice Chef you will develop an understanding of how flavours combine and the ability to follow complex recipes.

Day-to-day tasks may include:
– planning and designing menus
– estimate food and labour costs and order ingredients and supplies
– monitoring the quality of dishes at all stages of preparation and presentation
– discussing food preparation issues with managers, dietitians and kitchen and wait staff
– preparing and cooking food

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