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ATA Apprentice Chef - Cirencester GL7 2AH The Apprenticeship Training Agency Limited

If you have a passion for food, a desire to grow your career and a willingness to learn from an award-winning team of Chefs at Henry’s Restaurant then we have the perfect opportunity for you. No experience necessary as we will teach you everything.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,400.00 - £19,760.00

  • Working week

    40 per week, days and times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

If you have a passion for food, a desire to grow your career and a willingness to learn from an award winning team of Chefs at Henry’s Restaurant then we have the perfect opportunity for you. No experience necessary as we will teach you everything you need to know. If you are keen to start a career in food and would like to be part of a really great team of professionals working in a dynamic restaurant, we’ll teach you all the skills you will need for you to thrive whilst working in a creative and exciting environment.

As an Apprentice at the beginning your career in food preparation and design, you will quickly become part of our team and you will be developed and encouraged to learn all aspects of our business. Specialising in premium fish and seafood, locally produced meat and game and a mouth-watering menu of vegetarian and vegan options we pride ourselves in being a destination venue for customers who want to experience excellent menus and service in the most beautiful of environments and we would love you to join us and become an integral part of our team.

As an Apprentices Chef you will:

  • Actively learn and develop your food preparation and cooking skills whilst rotating across all the food sections of our busy Kitchen
  • Complete a Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard whilst working and being developed in a dynamic business
  • Be encouraged to become involved in menu design and presentation, identifying future food trends and supporting the high service values of the business
  • Learn about the importance of effective food costing and the management of ingredients to deliver fabulous dishes from excellent locally produced produce
  • Engage in all aspects of Health and Safety required and essential to the restaurant sector

As a business we care about all our team and we run friendly, welcoming and positive kitchens with the highest of standards in all aspects of food preparation and presentation. We encourage and support the full participation of all members of our team in the business and encourage everyone in the business to always strive to be the best that we can be.

If you are eager to get started in one of the most exciting and rewarding careers with one of the best restaurant groups in Gloucestershire and are looking for a job that will provide you with an excellent package of training, development and opportunity please contact us and together we will move your career forward.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent Communication skills to enable effective dialogue with all colleagues
  • Organised
  • Self-Motivated with a commitment to deliver to given targets and deadlines
  • An understanding that Kitchens are a busy work environment and as such understand you will need to perform well and remain professional whilst under pressure
  • Good Oral, Written and numeracy skills
  • Good level of attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • A genuine interest in quality ingredients and food preparation
  • An eagerness to learn new skills and techniques required to create exciting menus from an award-winning team of chefs and the wider support team.
  • A commitment to complete a Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship in conjunction to undertaking the role of Apprentice Chef
  • Enthusiastic, with a commitment to develop your own skills and knowledge in the creation, preparation, and provision of food preparation.
  • An ability to learn quickly and apply flair and innovation to menu development and food presentation
  • Respectful manner and able to gain respect from colleagues and customers
  • Dedicated team-player, who strives for excellence and leads by example
  • Tactful and discreet in all aspects of work
  • Reliable and an understanding of the importance of good time keeping.
  • Positive and approachable manner
  • A Team player with the desire to work in partnership with colleagues in the business


Desired qualifications

GCSE A*-C/9-4 or an Equivalent.

Future prospects

Good long term career prospects and room to develop and grow within the business.

Chef/responsible for running own restaurant.

Things to consider

Due to being a Restaurant you may need to be flexible on work hours.

About the employer

The Apprenticeship Training Agency will employ you whilst you are completing the Apprenticeship Qualification you wiill be based at Henrys Restaurant based in Cirencester GL7 2AH


The Apprenticeship Training Agency Limited


3 Gosditch Street



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Additional location information

Henry's Restaurant


Training provider

The Apprenticeship Training Agency Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Apprenticeship Training Agency Limited


Michelle McCutcheon 07990 002071

Level 2 Commis Chef Level 2

Delivered within the workplace and 1 day at college

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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