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Chef Apprenticeship The Harvester

Join us at Harvester, the nation's family favourite for feel-good dining. Famous for our fresh rotisserie chicken and unlimited salad bar since 1983. Fancy a fresh start? We want to hear from you.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £138.60 to £267.30

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Shift work including bank holidays, evenings and weekends. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    65 weeks

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001723531

  • Positions

    1 available

As an apprentice Chef at Harvester, we will help you master our menu, with your food being the reason guests keep coming through our doors! You'll thrive off the hustle and bustle of a fast-paced kitchen, with the support of a close-knit team, because it's the people that make it all worthwhile.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a champion of brand standards
  • Keep your kitchen clean
  • Prepare everything that is needed before a busy shift
  • Cook to spec and work with recipes

You don't need any experience as we can teach you everything! If you are willing to learn and be proud to work with us, we can show you exactly what it takes to become a vital team member in any kitchen.

You'll take on a full-time role in the kitchen under the supervision of passionate chefs alongside your training. Not only do you gain a Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship, you will be able to support the running of our kitchens, creating some amazing moments making sure that quality never slips for our guests!

What your apprenticeship includes:

  • A mixture of face to face and skype/phone catch ups every 4 - 6 weeks
  • A mixture of on and off the job training, including workshops and webinars
  • Reviews every 12 weeks with the Apprentice, Line Manager and Lifetime Trainer
  • Feedback sessions to discuss progress
  • Obtain Functional Skills in English and maths (if you don't already have GCSE)
  • 30 hours paid work every week

BENEFITS FOR M&B STAFF:

  • Love eating out? You'll love it even more with a massive 33% discount across all our brands. Whether its date night at Miller & Carter or family roast at Toby Carvery, we've got you covered
  • Never a dull moment - fun, laughs and lifelong friends
  • Funded qualification up to degree level
  • Charity is important to us. From the company charities to the one which is close to your heart; you can choose how to give something back
  • Enjoy a 33% discount off a cosy stay at our Inn Keepers Lodges
  • On top of all this, we offer a pension; 28 days paid holiday; high-street shopping discounts; and we even give you free shares

At Mitchells and Butlers, you will be working towards a Production Chef level 2 Apprenticeship standard over the course of 15 months.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

None! We're just looking for your passion, personality and desire to learn and progress in the industry!

Personal qualities

It takes a mixture of ingredients to make the perfect dish, and our teams are no different. You'll...

  • Have a passion for hospitality (if you know, you know!)
  • Be super organised
  • Be a team player

We know hospitality can be hard work, but its super rewarding. As a team at Harvester, we always pull together with smiles on our faces. We know it's a cliché, but it really is the people that make it so worthwhile. When you join us, you become part of our work family, all 47,000 of us up and down the country.

Desired qualifications

No qualifications required!

Future prospects

Ongoing support and development.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


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.

Employer

The Harvester

Address

Undercliff Drive

Bournemouth

BH5 1BN

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Training

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Contact

recruitment@lifetimetraining.co.uk

  • Hospitality Production Chef Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Click the link to apply!

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

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Oct 2021