H-130 Apprentice Chef at Astley Bank Hotel in Darwen

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Intermediate
Positions Available 1
Salary £3.50 per hour
Reference Code H-130
Hours Per Week 30-37 hours per week. Wage is negotiable on experience
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Job Description

The Astley Bank Hotel and Conference Centre is located in Darwen and has been in operation since 1997. In that time it has gained a reputation as one of the premier hotels and conference centres in the North West and has won the Lancashire Life award for Hotel of the Year.

As Apprentice Chef your main duties will include working alongside Chef/s learning practical cookery/food preparation skills.

You will work using safe and hygienic working practices.

As Apprentice Chef you will be trained how to:

use knives,

work to multiple food checks,

prepare dishes according to our menu,

organise your work area,

work to Environmental Health and Safety standards.

The ideal candidate should be able to work in a team, use their own initiative and be proactive and confident in their approach to work. 

This role includes weekend work/flexible hours on a rota basis. Applicant must be willing to work split shifts (if required).

Person Specification

Skills required

Flexible approach to work

Good communication skills

Able to work under pressure and multi task

Good organisational skills

Punctual and reliable

Personal Qualities

Clean tidy appearance,



Team player


Maths and English GCSE A*-C or equivalent qualifications preferred but must have the ability to undertake an initial assessment at the college.

Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Intermediate Apprenticeship – Level 2 Professional Cookery                      

Proposed Duration

Minimum of 12 months, maximum of 15 months

Training to be Provided

All aspects of NVQ Level 2 Professional Cookery or Level 2 Food Production and Cooking.

Will be trained in the workplace and assessed either totally in the workplace or one day release at college.

Future Prospects

To develop and grow with this company, could lead to pay increase and promotion.


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500


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