Apprentice Chef The Coopers Arms

You will be working in a busy kitchen working alongside the Head Chef preparing and cooking fresh food. You will maintain high standards of cleaning with daily cleaning routine and regular deep cleans and there will be an opportunity to develop special dishes for the specials menu.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    5 days (Mon-Sun) Mon-Sat Split Shifts 10-3 and 5-9/10. Sat and Sun 10-8/9

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Day to day running of the kitchen, food preparation, cooking and serving adhering to food safety standards. Maintain high standards of cleaning with daily cleaning routine and regular deep cleans. Opportunity to develop special dishes for the specials menu

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene
  • Preparing the ingredients for a more Senior Chef
  • Measuring dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately
  • Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Use own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Able to work under pressure

Qualifications required

  • None required

Future prospects

Possible progression to a level 3

Things to consider

Candidate must be able to travel to work on time due to the pub/restaurant being based in a rural location with limited public transport

About the employer

The Coopers Arms, Weston on Trent is one of England's finest family run country pub restaurants, holding an outstanding reputation for serving high quality food with excellent service, in unique historical surroundings. The Coopers Arms has a team of dedicated staff who strive to ensure each and every visit is an unforgettable experience. The venue appeals to locals who enjoy the friendly traditional atmosphere of their village pub, and to those who travel from further afield to enjoy one of the finest free houses the country has to offer.


The Coopers Arms


Weston Hall

The Green


DE72 2BJ

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Training provider

  • Professional Cookery Level 2
  • Functional Skills (If required)
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College


Sarah Poyser

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017