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Apprentice Chef Mill End Hotel

The food we offer at the hotel is classic British food with a contemporary twist and exquisite presentation. You would be reporting directly into the head chef and working closely with chefs at varying levels including Commis, Chef de Partie and Sous chef enabling you to learn about all the roles you’d look to be moving into in the future.

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £260.00 - £340.00

  • Working week

    Working Week: Days Hours: 6:30am - 1pm or 1pm - 9pm, exact shifts TBD.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001821100

  • Positions

    1 available

Mill End Hotel and Restaurant are looking to recruit a young person who has a real drive to become a top chef.

You would be working in a small team in our 2AA rosette restaurant which is located nearby Chagford on Dartmoor.

The food we offer at the hotel is classic British food with a cotemporary twist and exquisite presentation. You would be reporting directly into the head chef and working closely with chefs at varying levels including Commis, Chef de Partie and Sous chef enabling you to learn about all the roles you’d look to be moving into in the future.

The successful candidate will have a real drive to succeed in the catering world and won’t mind getting stuck into whatever challenges or jobs are thrown their way while learning their trade.

Reporting into and helping each individual chef through the apprenticeship so you have a good overall picture of how to progress.

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Learning how to and eventually prepping food
  • Learning the cleanliness requirements of a 2 AA rosette kitchen and helping maintain those standards
  • Helping keep on top of washing crockery, cutlery and pots and pans.
  • Learning the presentation requirements for a high standard restaurant.
  • Working evening, breakfast and lunch shifts.
  • Reporting into and helping each individual chef through the apprenticeship so you have a good overall picture of how to progress.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The candidate will have a basic knowledge of the kitchen and equipment in a kitchen
  • The candidate will have basic knowledge of foods and food categories.
  • The candidate will have good organisational skills
  • The candidate will have basic cooking skills and knowledge and feel comfortable in the high-pressure kitchen environment.

Personal qualities

  • Good communicator 
  • Able to work on own initiative

Desired qualifications

  • English and Maths GCSE at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

Future prospects

The potential for a full time job upon completion of your apprenticeship.


About the employer

Mill End Hotel and Restaurant is a luxury boutique hotel located on the Teign River.

The restaurant has 2 AA rosettes and is renowned in the local area for the high quality of food it produces.

Employer

Mill End Hotel

Address

Sandy Park

Newton Abbot

TQ13 8JN

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH DEVON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Devon College

Contact

Lenka Rowsell lenkarowsell@southdevon.ac.uk

  • Food Prep in each area (Starters, Main courses and deserts)
  • Cleanliness standards and food safety standards of a commercial fine dining kitchen.
  • Cooking skills in each area
  • Kitchen Management

Apprenticeship standard

Senior production chef

Level 3 (A level)


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