Apprentice Chef The Red Lion Inn

An excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed person to acquire a comprehensive skill set as an apprentice chef in an innovative and constantly evolving kitchen environment. Extensive training and guidance provided by our experienced head and sous chefs.

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

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Closing date: 26 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    You actual hours will be discussed at interview however they are likely to include unsociable hours. You will have day release to college and be fully supported to complete your apprenticeship.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As a family run business we will provide a supportive working environment for you to learn in.

You will be preparing meals using fresh local ingredients and be providing quality home-cooked food to our customers.

Our kitchen is large and modern and ideal for a passionate individual starting out.

Roles and responsibilities will include:

  • To assist in the overall operation of the kitchen: food preparation & service; hygiene and stock control.
  • To prepare food for service to the specification required.
  • To maintain a high level of hygiene in working practices at all times.
  • To receive deliveries and maintaining stock in a diligent & hygienic manner.
  • To operate kitchen equipment in a safe manner.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Any experience in a catering kitchen is preferable not but necessary.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to focus on attention to detail.
  • High standards of personal presentation.
  • Hardworking, committed and willing to learn and develop.
  • Flexible in the approach to the business needs. (Tasks, hours and responsibilities)
  • Willingness to contribute to the development of new menu ideas.
  • A flair for cooking.

Qualifications required

  • You should have a good standard of Maths & English.
  • Ideally knife skills but these can also be learnt.

Future prospects

There is a potential for permanent employment on successful completion of your apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Public Transport is an issue in the area, please consider how you will get to work. Due to the nature of the business the position will involve working evenings and weekends (including Bank Holidays).

About the employer

The Red Lion is a family run, busy country pub/restaurant. We serve local home cooked food and pride ourselves on good quality food and service. As the current owners we have been trading for 3.5 years now and in that time have built up a great local reputation for quality and standard of our food and service.


The Red Lion Inn




ST13 7LP

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Training provider

  • Intermdaite Level 2 Apprenticeship Commis Chef/

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by University Of Derby


Kath Ferns 01298 330515

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply directly through the college using the link provided.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Oct 2017