Apprentice Chef The Crown Inn, Marnhull

A fantastic opportunity to become an Apprentice Chef and be a part of the friendly team at The Crown, Marnhull. We are looking to recruit an Apprentice Chef who is passionate about hospitality. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic and ready to put their skills into practice.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The successful candidate will receive an equal share of tips.

  • Working week

    Must be available Monday-Sunday. Standard working week would be one day of college and four working days. Outside of term time and if circumstances dictate there may be the possibility of a five day week. TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main duties and responsibilities:

• Producing all food recipes to specification and recording any wastage/shrinkage in accordance with company guidelines.

• Cooking and baking hot food, sweets, pastries etc. when required.

• Work safely around the kitchen equipment.

• Ensuring that all food is stored to the company’s standards.

• Strictly adhering to all relevant food safety and hygiene regulations at all times.

• Assist in keeping the kitchen clean, hygienic, and tidy at all times.

• Carry out all reasonable duties as requested by management as and when required.

• Undertaking any general cleaning requirements of the kitchen and restaurant.

• Working as part of the kitchen and catering team and undertaking any other reasonable duties as and when required.

The training you will be getting

The apprenticeship training is delivered through a combination of workplace learning and regular college attendance. This training will teach you the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Commis Chef Level 2 standard. On completion, the apprentice will receive Commis Chef Level 2 qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Further progression within the company and the potential for further qualifications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Live in option available for the right candidate (£50 per week) You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. In some cases, you may be required to have a telephone interview with Yeovil College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date, it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Located in the Dorset village of Marnhull, the Crown Inn is steeped in history and offers a wide selection of hearty pub classics, traditional grills, seasonal specials & signature dishes.


The Crown Inn, Marnhull





DT10 1LN

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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


Wendy Jenkins


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

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