Apprentice Production Chef The Sun Inn, Retford

This is a role for a production chef in an exciting modern pub with fresh food cooked from scratch. You will be preparing everything from steaks to pastries. A great way into cheffing, this job will give you the experience you need to work in the catering industry, and your skills will be in high demand for the foreseeable future.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    5 Days out of 7, shifts to be arranged.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will be working in a busy modern hospitality setting
  • Preparing fresh food from scratch
  • Preparing pastries
  • Baking
  • Learning to produce food under a deadline to order
  • You will gain proper experience in your trade

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

  • L2 Production Chef
  • Onsite 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right apprentice, there will be a job in a field that will be in high demand. You will be able to contribute to the future of British cuisine.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent English and Math (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Will need to be able to travel to and from the pub at all hours, including late at night.

About the employer

The Sun Inn has the charm and character of a traditional country pub with an elegant, contemporary interior. Open fire pit in our garden, reclaimed floors and surprising modern twists at every turn.


The Sun Inn, Retford


The Sun Inn

Gainsborough Road


DN10 5BW

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Training provider



Stephen Baker

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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