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The successful candidate will be working with an award-winning restaurant group with sites in Cambridge and London. They will have an opportunity to learn all aspects of how a commercial kitchen operates and be taught how to become an accomplished chef in a busy environment. The team is close and small, experienced, and very willing to help.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    A share of service charge. This is paid into each employee’s pay at the end of the month

    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    40 Hours, split across a working week Monday to Sunday. Early shifts may start at 10am or 11:30am. Second shifts may start at 4pm to 5pm. Shifts are to be confirmed once positions have been filled.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The candidate will learn all aspects of cheffing, from;

  • knife skills,
  • to manning fresh ingredients,
  • health & safety rules and regulations,
  • how to prepare for service
  • manage the cooking of high-quality fresh meats, and cooking
    from established in-house recipes.

Critically, the candidate will have the opportunity to progress and develop an exciting career within one of Cambridge’s most popular and iconic venues.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The candidate will have achieved a level 3 Chef de Partie Apprenticeship whilst understanding the knowledge, skills and behaviours of the standard. 

The role will necessitate achieving Level 3 Food Safety Certification. There is whatever the candidate can achieve in the way of hard work, attention to detail, and the willingness to progress.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Should the candidate meet all the requirements, progression is as open as their efforts, from achieving commis level to CdP, to Junior Sous to Sous.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Keen to learn, Remain calm under pressure, Passion for cooking and food


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

An award-winning multi-site operator with sites in Cambridge and London, first established in 2010. The organisation’s success is in no small part down to long serving key management and chefs, who work closely together and drive each of the sites. Customer service, excelling on the plate, high quality ingredients and dedication of all staff help to stand out as an employer.




23 Market Street,



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Training provider




01223 418778

Apprenticeship standard

Chef de partie

Level 3 (A level)

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