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Commis Chef Apprentice Lancaster Arms (Leicester) Ltd

Working alongside Executive & Senior Chefs, preparing fresh food, largely from scratch, learning the trade in a lively, friendly restaurant. Also, the Apprentice will be involved in menu and specials planning encompassing all the aspects that entails.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Wednesday - Sunday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful applicant will be working directly with the Executive Chef in all aspects of kitchen work including, but not limited to;

  • Food preparation and service
  • Cleaning procedures
  • Menu/Specials planning and implementation
  • Costing of menus
  • Best practice
  • Time management in a working environment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic understanding of a professional kitchen environment

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing
  • Eager to learn and improve
  • A love of fresh food
  • Good organisational skills

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths and English Grade E/3 or above (or equivalent)

Future prospects

  • Full time role as part of our kitchen team

About the employer

We’re located in the pretty village of Desford in Leicestershire, on the King Richard III tourist trail – en route between Leicester and The Battle of Bosworth site. The Lancaster Arms and its brand with Richard’s boar, honours both sides of this battle.

A truly cosy country pub, Trip advisor has given The Lancaster Arms Certificate of Excellence 2019 with visitors describing the pub to be “Practically Perfect” and “a proper hidden gem”.


Lancaster Arms (Leicester) Ltd


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College

The Apprenticeship will consist of the following:

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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