If you have a passion for food, love cooking and can't bear to wait for the next series of Master Chef then this is the perfect career for you!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 hours Mon-Sun Shift work inc eve & wkends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    04 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Some awesome benefits of working with The Dodo Pub Co:

-    Perk box
-    40% of bill in all 3 sites for you +1
-    Free food (on shift)
-    Promote work/life balance 
-       28 days holiday
-       Staff days out
-       In house training
-       Tips (shared monthly)

Job Description:

Under the guidance and supervision of the head chef, assist in the preparation, presentation and service of all sections in the kitchen.

Key Responsibilities:

(the below aims to outline the key responsibilities of a chef, but is not a definitive list and is subject to change at the managements discretion).
•    Report to the General Manager, Head Chef & Sous Chef
•    To work with the Head Chef & Sous Chef to maintain high standards of food preparation and presentation in line with company standards. 
•    To work in all areas of the kitchen depending on the daily needs of the Head Chef or Sous Chef.
•    To observe all Company Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies 
•    To assist the head chef in checking the completeness of all supplier deliveries and the Correctness of their invoices.
•    To be aware of and understand the company policy with respect to ordering produce and ingredients. 
•    Maintain working relationships and communicate with all 
•    Departments .
•    Encourage employees to work safely and lookout for the safety of fellow workers and customers.
•    Ensure that the kitchen is always kept clean in line with Company Standards
•    Practice & Manage good personal hygiene principles personally and with the whole kitchen team. 
•    To ensure proper and complete hand overs between shifts and  fellow members of staff.
•    Ensure that orders are Placed correctly & as required for the business to operate at its usual output.
•    Ensure that all kitchen equipment is looked after & maintained well.
•    Make sure that you are polite and friendly to customers at all times.
•    Wear the agreed uniform at all times, ensuring your uniform is both clean and presentable before shift.
•    Follow all reasonable instructions for your superiors.
•    Attend all necessary training courses to develop your own potential and enable your progress in the company.
•    To attend team meetings as required and contribute to the development and growth of the business through the sharing of good practice and your own ideas.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good punctuality
Passion for food!

Personal qualities

Ability to work well within a team 

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications required

Future prospects

On-going training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.

Things to consider

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

The Rickety Press offers quality local beer, handpicked wines and superb, acclaimed food in an attractive but informal setting.




7 Ambrose Street


GL50 3LH

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Training provider

  • Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Food Preparation
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2017