Apprentice Chef - Gate - Premium Country Pubs - Rickmansworth. MITCHELLS & BUTLERS PLC

Mitchells & Butlers, One of the UKs largest restaurant, pub and bar businesses, want you to join them! If you are looking for a Chef Apprenticeship and have bags of passion for cooking then look no further. Join our team at Premium Country Pubs.

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

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Closing date: 11 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 Hours Shift Work

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    28 Oct 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A Fantastic Opportunity
Apprentices have the unique opportunity to learn throughout a 12 month structured training programme whilst taking on a full time position at one of our restaurants, pubs or bars within Mitchells and Butlers.

Over the 12 month training programme, apprentices will develop their skills and knowledge of the industry and learn how to perform in a busy commercial kitchen.

At Mitchells and Butlers we are dedicated to providing a bright future for all of our employees. The Chef Apprenticeship is a great platform for those who love food and want to learn to become a great chef.

Job Purpose:
Once trained, to perform as a chef day to day in an operating kitchen.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Assist more senior chefs in preparing meals
  • Responsible for making superb dishes on time and to the required standard
  • Complete tasks set by Head Chef and Regional Trainer
  • Attend regular meetings with regional trainer (approximately every 4-6 weeks)
  • Work in a clean, tidy & safe manner
  • Undertake any company training as required
  • Maintain a positive and proactive attitude at all times
  • Actively seek to improve skills and achieve personal development
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management
  • Comply at all times with the Company staff code of conduct.
  • Seek to ensure at all times that all visitors or guests on our sites have the best experience possible.

Applicants will need to demonstrate:

  • Self-motivation and a passion for food
  • Good work ethic and a desire to learn
  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints

What we will offer you:
On top of developing you to become a brilliant Chef Apprentice with us and paying you (obviously!)

  • You’ll benefit from working in a fun and social environment
  • Flexible shift options
  • Up to 28 days’ holiday
  • Pension
  • Plus, extra perks like 33% employee discount at our 1,700 restaurants & pubs and High Street shopping discounts.


  • 16-17 years old - £4.00 an hour
  • 18-20 years old - £5.00 an hour
  • 21+ years old - £6.00 and hour

A little bit about Mitchells & Butlers:
Established in 1898, Mitchells & Butlers is one of the largest operators of restaurants, pubs and bars in the UK, providing a wide choice of eating and drinking-out experiences through our well-known brands such as All Bar One, Browns, Harvester and many more.

Did you know?

  • The amount of chips Mitchells & Butlers sells each year is equivalent to 186 Space Shuttles!
  • We sell 12,000 bath tubs worth of custard with our desserts every year!
  • 240 double decker buses, that’s the weight of peas we get through each year!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You need to have a keen interest in the catering industry and be dedicated to working towards your NVQ.

Personal qualities

You must be enthusiastic and able to work well in a team.

Qualifications required

No qualifications required.

Future prospects

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

About the employer

You already know Mitchells & Butlers, even if you don’t realise it! That’s because we run many of the UK’s most famous restaurant and pub brands, including: All Bar One, Sizzling Pubs, Vintage Inns, Harvester, Ember Inns, Toby Carvery, Crown Carveries, Castle, Nicholson's, Premium Country Dining Group, O'Neill's, Alex, Village Pub & Kitchen, Miller & Carter, Browns, Innkeeper's Lodge, Orchid Pubs and The Oak Tree.




Rickmansworth Road




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Training provider

  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering principles (Food Production and Cooking)
  • Functional Skill in Application of Number Level 1
  • Functional Skill in Communication Level 1
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities Workbook (ERR)

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

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: 11 Sep 2017