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Apprentice Commis Chef Three Horseshoes Inn

As an apprentice chef, you will be taught by some of the best chefs in the area, working as part of a small team of chef’s producing & serving quality fresh food for our busy and popular Country Inn awarded for Culinary excellence.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £157.50 - £282.30

  • Working week

    4 days (including weekends). One on one training by our award-winning chefs & one day at Buxton college. Minimum 30 hours.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You can expect fresh, seasonal ingredients with modern British Cuisines from our famous Signature Dishes to traditional favourites. You would be also expected to work in our second kitchen that produces fresh food for a busy high quality Carvery as well as producing food for banquettes and buffets for up to 180 covers most weekends and over an average of 100 weddings a year.

• Train to be a chef and earn money at the same time!
• £2000 Bonus on completion of course.
• Hourly pay £5.25 – £9.41 per hour in year one, with increase for year 2.
• 4 days one on one training by our award winning chefs & one day at Buxton college.
• 2 year course NVQ level 2.
• Family run business for 40 years, with low staff turnover!
• Closed Christmas Day; so time for you to enjoy with your family & friends!
• Award winning Country Inn.
• Staff perks including free spa use & other great discounts.
• Company Pension.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You’ll have a passion for food, hospitality and delivering high standards.
  • A real team player and people person, with the drive to work hard and learn new skills.

Personal qualities

A real team player and a people person, with the drive to work hard and learn new skills.

Desired qualifications

A good standard of Maths and English (4/C or Equivalent).

There is a possibility of studying towards functional skills equivalent qualifications if you have not already achieved the above GCSE grades. 

Future prospects

Potential for full-time contract on completion of course with promotion.

Things to consider

  • Own transport is required due to our location and poor public transport.
  • You will be expected to work evenings and weekends.

About the employer

Based just outside of Leek in the Staffordshire Peak District, with a reputation for being one of Staffordshire’s premier venues comprising of a Country Inn awarded 1 AA Rosettes for culinary excellence, Wedding Venue, Function & Conference Suite, 26 boutique style bedrooms and now one of the UKs leading unique spa destinations.


Three Horseshoes Inn


Buxton Road


ST13 8TW

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by University Of Derby


Apprenticeships Team 08000740099

Commis Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship.

There is the possibility of studying towards Maths & English functional skills however, this is dependant on personal circumstances. 

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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: 31 May 2022