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Apprentice Chef de Partie Durham Ox Inn

We are seeking to recruit and train an experienced Commis Chef who has a proven track record of preparing fresh food. We will help you develop your career and train you to take responsibility for each section, support Head Chef with all aspects of the kitchen. You will master the skills to manage the Health / Food safety aspects of the kitchen.

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Closing date: 10 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Five days out of seven, to include some split shifts

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    22 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

•           Take responsibility for each section.

•           Support HC with all aspects of the kitchen.

•           Learn all Health/Food Safety Aspects of the kitchen.

•           Communication With suppliers

•           Learn Specs v Stock rotation

•           Cleaning

•           Preparation for the daily service

•           Stock ordering

•           Stock control

•           Function services

•           Input with Menu planning

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

•         Positive attitude

•         Hard working

•         Willingness to learn

•         Motivated

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grade 4/C or above in English
  • Basic food preparation training

Future prospects

A potential job opportunity at the end of the apprenticeship for the right candidate, Suburban Inn owns a small chain of gastro pubs and offer promotion internally when possible.

Things to consider

  • Standing all day
  • Lifting
  • Access to public transport is limited so own transport is advisable

About the employer

We are a small independent pub and hotel group with venues across the West Midlands

The Durham Ox is a sophisticated venue making it perfect for intimate dinners, group functions and special celebrations. However, we have made sure to keep that cosy, inviting feel with a rustic edge to ensure The Ox is just as suitable for spontaneous family meals and the ideal stop for all you hard-working people.

The all-new Durham Ox is here to create an experience like no other. We can’t wait to share our beautiful venue with you.


Durham Ox Inn



Shrewley Common


CV35 7AY

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Solihull College


Bryan Anderson 01789 266 245

Chef de Partie Apprenticeship standard

Intermediate food safety Training

HACCP Training

Health and Safety Training

Functional Skills in English and maths as required

End point assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Chef de partie

Level 3 (A level)

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