Chef De Partie Level 3 Culinary Academy Apprentice ENGLISH LAKES HOTELS LIMITED

You will work as part of a kitchen brigade to ensure the quality of food items meet the required standards, including completing food safety documentation. You will oversee a section in a kitchen, & will receive, check & store deliveries, including report on stock levels. You should be experienced in all areas & comfortable managing your section.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00 to £22,308.00

    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

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Chef de Parties will work as part of a kitchen brigade to ensure the quality of the food items meets brand, organisational and legislative requirements, including completing food safety management documentation
  • You will receive, check, and correctly store deliveries and check and report food items and stock levels
  • Chef de Parties oversee a particular section or corner within a kitchen
  • You are usually experienced in all areas and comfortable managing that section with a Commis Chef

The training you will be getting

  • Chef De Partie Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the Qualification and meeting satisfactory employment terms and conditions apprentices gain a permanent full-time contract and Higher level managerial qualifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade Minimum grade 4/C) Desired
Other Professional cookery qualification (Grade Level 2 or equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

Candidate should be able to demonstrate their passion for Cooking. This is an opportunity to train whilst also being employed by English Lakes Hotels, Resorts & Venues. Successful applicants will work alongside our Head Chefs at one of our Lake District hotels or Lancashire hotels. This element of in situ training is an invaluable way of introducing the students to professional life in the kitchen of a 4* hotel. They will be part of a team delivering high end dishes in our restaurants and bars. One day each week the students will attend a specific training session, whether that is a supplier visit, culinary demonstrations, skills day at college, or theory-based learning. Each day you will work within the team at the hotel you work in, you will be shadowing the skilled chefs in all areas of the kitchen, from preparing starters, cooking fresh foods for A la carte dishes and being involved in service periods. All aiding in your learning.

About the employer

Welcome to English Lakes Hotels, a family run hotel group with hotels in the Lake District & Lancashire. Lake District Hotels English Lakes offers two stunningly located hotels in the lake district, UNESCO world heritage site. Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa on the shores of Windermere, the longest of the lake district's lakes. The Wild Boar a traditional Lakeland coaching inn nestled in 72 acres of private woodland in the Gilpin Valley, near Windermere. Lancashire Hotel Lancaster House is perfect for exploring the coast & countryside of North Lancashire, the historic city of Lancaster and the fells and lakes of the southern Lake District.




English Lakes Hotels Offices

Low Wood

Ambleside Road

LA23 1LP

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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


Daniel Winstanley

015394 39340

Apprenticeship standard

Chef de partie

Level 3 (A level)

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

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