The Hostelrie

Apprentice Chef


The Hostelrie

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £136.50
35.0 hours per week 35 hours per week, working times to be confirmed and will include evenings, weekends and bank holidays.
duration: 12 months
start: 16 October 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
10 October 2019 (application closing date)
A fantastic first step into the industry as a Chef, this family run business is looking for the right candidate to fit in with their team. The Hostelrie are looking for an apprentice to learn the trade alongside working to gain a Level 2 Qualification.


The Hostelrie at Goodrich is a Country Inn with rooms, a restaurant and a bar. The 19th century gothic style building is situated in the pretty village of Goodrich, making it the perfect base for visitors wishing to explore the Forest of Dean, the Wye Valley and the Golden Valley as well as the nearby historic market towns of Ledbury, Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye.

Set in the heart of the Herefordshire countryside, the Hostelrie at Goodrich exudes warmth and rural charm. With crackling fires in the winter or the garden in the summer, traditional food and local ales on tap, it is a popular spot for locals to catch up over a pint, or a delicious home cooked meal.

The Hostelrie at Goodrich have an exciting opportunity for a keen chef to start their career with them. Join the busy kitchen team, learn the trade alongside working to gain a Level 2 Commis Chef qualification.

Duties to include:

  • You will be trained in and learn skills to become an accomplished team member who will be able to work on all sections of a busy kitchen, learning knife skills and how to prepare and cook every aspect of the menu
  • You will be responsible for Food Safety and Health and Safety within the kitchen environment
  • To show understanding of food cost and produce
  • Learn how to cook a variety of dishes to include meat, poultry, fish and vegetables
  • You will work alongside Head Chef Graham who will instruct and train you while you work
  • You will also be assessed in the workplace completing all your training and learning within work

Future Prospects

You will be working towards a full-time position, should one be available at the end of your Apprenticeship.

Reality Check

You will be required to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to take instructions

Qualities Required

  • Passion for food
  • Willing to learn
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Punctual

Qualifications Required

None required, however, maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Training Provided

Training to be provided:

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • Maths and English, if required