Apprentice Production Chef The Hare and Hounds

We are offering this opportunity for a bright, enthusiastic Apprentice Chef to join our existing team of chefs, working in a busy village pub/restaurant. Overlooking Fulbeck’s idyllic village green the grade two listed inn houses a diverse range of fine wines, ales and spirits and all food is made fresh to order, using locally sourced ingredients.

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Closing date: 18 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    Wage range is subject to age and experience

    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

    Split shifts, weekdays and weekends, exact working days and hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    24 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Maintain excellent standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene
  • Check, prepare, assemble, cook, regenerate, hold and present food meeting the needs of the customers
  • Ensure compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes
  • Produce food meeting portion controls
  • Use specialist kitchen-equipment
  • Commit to personal development activities

The training you will be getting

  • The successful candidate will work towards achieving their Apprenticeship Standard in Production Chef Level 2
  • A dedicated work-based trainer will be assigned to the candidate to provide them with support and guidance throughout the course. This is a predominantly work-based programme with college attendance required once a month. All learning will take place at the candidate's place of employment/college and within their contracted working hours

Course outline:

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Permanent position may be available on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Ability to run section in kitchen

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Situated in the picturesque village of Fulbeck, the 17th century Hare and Hounds public house promises fine dining, a well-stocked bar and a friendly and inviting atmosphere. Food lead rural Pub with 8 letting rooms. Overlooking Fulbeck’s idyllic village green and situated close to the historic church of St Nicholas, the grade two listed inn houses a diverse range of finely selected wines, ales and spirits and all food is made fresh to order, using locally sourced ingredients; available at lunch and dinner, seven days a week.


The Hare and Hounds


The Green



NG32 3JJ

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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


Margaret in the Apprenticeships Team

01522 876284

Apprenticeship standard

Production 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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