Apprentice Chef REC ROOM BARS LTD

We are looking for an apprentice to come on with us to work with our Head Chef, cooking/plating during service. Our produce is ordered fresh daily and we offer international tapas style food, which gives any apprentice the opportunity to gain a wider knowledge of different cuisines. Our small team will offer one-to-one tuition, meaning our focus will be solely on developing you.

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

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Closing date: 11 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80 to £16,255.20

    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

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Daily Prep with fresh produce
  • Working on menu development on our seasonally changing menu
  • Cooking/Plating during service
  • Keeping up to date and learning everything to do with EHO and H&S in a food environment

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Relevant training will be provided through Lancaster and Morecambe College
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We will be looking to offer full-time employment beyond apprenticeship and develop into Sous Chef
  • Potential to relocate to Manchester to take over the kitchen down there

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

About the employer

Rec Room Bars Ltd not only operates Number Nine Bar & Kitchen, we also operate another site down in Manchester offering small tapas dishes and charcuterie




9 Market Street

Kirkby Lonsdale



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Charlie Helme


Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Dec 2023