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Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship, Bovey Castle Hotel, North Bovey BOVEY CASTLE PROPERTY LIMITED

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for our 2021-22 intake of Chef Apprentices. As a Chef Apprentice with Eden Hotel Collection, you will be immersed in a vibrant learning environment within our collection of luxury hotels.

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

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Closing date: 18 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Days and times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you’ll be doing?

Our Academy will provide the opportunity for you to work with us on a full-time basis and to ‘earn while you learn’, setting you up with the very best skills, qualifications and experience to begin your career in the industry. We have partnered with HIT Training to create a Chef Academy, where
you will attend 1-2 days of training per month either at a HIT Chef Academy the site, with accommodation and travel costs covered or as a virtual session.

Back in your hotel, with the support of your Exec Chef, you will learn on-the-job from exceptional chefs within a highly skilled kitchen brigade (we hold 2-3 rosettes in each of our Brasseries / Restaurants), whilst working with premium seasonal produce and high-quality equipment / tools.

You’ll work in a busy and hardworking team environment, where we’ll expect you to be hungry to learn more. You will be working a minimum of 40 hours per week, across 5 days (inclusive of training days). Our hotels are busiest on Friday - Sunday, and so you should be prepared to work regular weekends.

Benefits include:

  • The chance to work for a luxury hotel collection
  • Pay rate of £7.70per hour for the first year of your apprenticeship, rising to £8-9 per hour
  • Guaranteed full-time employment at the end of your apprenticeship
  • Great prospects with a ‘Grow with Eden’ Career Progression Pathway
  • Training to achieve a Level 2 Commis Chef qualification
  • A dedicated mentor and regular reviews
  • 31 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 33 days with service
  • Discounted hotel stays including within the spa and food and beverage departments

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We want to hear from aspiring Chefs who love the idea of creating amazing food from the best ingredients have high standards and bags of flair and creativity along with:

  • Superb attention to detail and driven by delivering exceptional standards
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • A real and evident passion for food
  • The desire to build a career as a Chef
  • A ‘can do attitude, along with a good sense of humour and team spirit
  • Enthusiasm and desire to succeed

Desired qualifications


Future prospects

  • Guaranteed employment at the end of the apprenticeship
  • Pay increase after 1 year of the apprenticeship
  • Progression to a Level 3 Apprenticeship

Things to consider

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

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About the employer

Our story at the Eden Hotel Collection began in 1995 and has since seen us acquire a portfolio of luxury hotels in the UK, restaurants and spas. As part of The Rigby Group, founded by IT entrepreneur Sir Peter Rigby. The Eden Hotel Collection offers carefully chosen unique hotels that all offer the same impeccable standards of service and attention to detail.




Bovey Castle,

Newton Abbot

TQ13 8RE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd


Jade Gilbert 02392 984163

  • Commis Chef Level 2
  • English and Maths if required

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website. Please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Jul 2022