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November 15, 2017
Being a commis chef is all about learning the fundamentals of your trade. The role involves food preparation work and basic cooking, all under the supervision of a chef de partie or section chef. Under the right guidance, you’ll be well your way to becoming a truly great chef.
Would it suit me?
You will be on your feet all day in a high-pressure environment. You have to be willing to listen, learn and take instruction well. None of this can waiver your passion for everything food. Only once you have experienced every element the kitchen has to offer can you choose your specialisation.
Some new commis chefs have trained on the job as a modern apprentice, or join a company in another role and move into chefing. Although you may also have completed training such as:
Split shifts and a minimum of 40 hours a week. It’s hard work, but it will pay off.
How much can I expect to earn?
£12,000-£18,000, dependent upon the region and your time in the role.
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