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Apprentice Sous Chef Hare & Hounds

This is great opportunity to train in a family run pub restaurant. Who pride themselves in great pub food. You will be involved in and learning how to prepare, cook and present great food for our customers

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30-40 hours per week over five days and including some evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for someone who has a keen interest in the hospitality industry and wants to learn new skills as a junior sous chef and to progress in a fast growing business.

  • Learn to prepare, cook and present great food for our customers
  • Take control of our daily specials board and bring new ideas
  • Play your part in maintaining high standards
  • Get involved with new menu development
  • Develop new skills in kitchen management, health & safety and food hygiene

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Flexible
  • Friendly
  • Good communication Skills
  • Good timekeeping
  •  Work good within a Team 
  • Willing to learn new skills

Personal qualities

  • Maintain high standards
  • Be able to take control when needed
  • Trust worthy
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

  • Average grades

Future prospects

  • Potential to progress to a leadership role in a fast growing business.  There is also scope to be involved with other areas of the business, including catering for functions and our new hotel letting rooms.

Things to consider

  • Work with us and see your wages rise as you develop new skills, as well as having the opportunity to earn a regular bonus.
  • Obtain professional industry recognised qualifications
  • Gain experience in a commercial catering kitchen
  • Benefit from regular and reliable working hours each week
  • You’ll be working with our staff team in a fun environment where everyone gets stuck in.
  • No previous experience required.
  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

About the employer

The Hare and Hounds is owned and managed by brothers Oliver and Alastair Brookes who took over in 2013 and are supported by a team of staff who worked together for many years at Oliver’s former pub in Halesowen, before moving to Blakedown.  Our staff team have a combined experience of over 50 years in the trade.


Hare & Hounds


Worcester Road


DY10 4BU

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Apprenticeship Works


Bev 0121 544 6455

  • Hospitality Level 2

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

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