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Apprentice Chef De Partie Duncombe Arms

The chance to join a well-established company. The opportunity to become part of a hardworking, dedicated team. To showcase your knowledge and experience.

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

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Closing date: 11 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £262.40 - £334.40

  • Working week

    35 hours per week, plus College time. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Role responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain an effective working relationship within the team
  • Communicate and liaise effectively with other departments
  • Work in all departments with respective Chef de Parties preparing and serving food items as required
  • Maintain high standards of personal hygiene at all times
  • Maintain cleanliness in all assigned areas of the department
  • Deal with deliveries and stock rotation, minimizing spoilage and waste
  • Maintain that cost control policies and reporting procedures are followed
  • Deputise and ensure the smooth running of the kitchen during the Sous Chef’s absence
  • Attend all training sessions when requested to do so
  • Perform other related tasks when required to do so

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Have experience in a similar role

Personal qualities

  • Be confident, reliable, and a good team player
  • Must love food and the produce
  • Have a high attention to detail
  • Be able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Be able to adhere to all food hygiene regulations
  • You will need to be flexible to work a variety of hours

Desired qualifications

A basic standard of maths and English ideally GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) or above but there is a possibility to study towards equivalent qualifications as part of your apprenticeship.

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

You will need to be flexible to work a variety of hours including evenings and weekends. 

About the employer

A stylish dining pub owned by the Hon. Johnny Greenall and his wife – a descendant of the Duncombe family. There are several cosy rooms to choose from, each with their own identity, and menus mix pub classics with more ambitious restaurant-style dishes. Luxurious bedrooms overlook the countryside.


Duncombe Arms


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by University Of Derby


Apprenticeships Team 0800 0740099

Level 3 Chef De Partie apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

There is the possibility of studying towards maths & English qualifications if you have not already achieved, this is depending on personal circumstances.

Apprenticeship standard

Chef de partie

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Aug 2022