The White Swan Inn

Apprentice Chef


The White Swan Inn

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £117.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
duration: 12 months
start: 29 November 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
27 November 2019 (application closing date)
A great opportunity has arisen to work in a well established pub-restaurant kitchen as part of a small team, therefore quick progression is possible. Working as a key member of staff in the kitchen and reporting directly to senior chef at The White Swan.


The White Swan are a modern family run country pub & inn, on a mission to blend the modern with the traditional.

An exciting position has become available for an enthusiastic individual who is looking to develop their skills and knowledge in catering and hospitality. Working in this busy kitchen you will be responsible for preparing, cooking and plating up dishes from the menu. You will be trained and supported with all areas of the role including food safety, stock control and rotation and hygienic practices. Alongside this, the successful applicant will work towards gaining a Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.

Duties will include:

  • Ingredient preparation
  • Cooking meals through various different cooking methods
  • Plating up and presentation of food
  • Taking instruction from senior chefs
  • Cleaning and clearing down work stations
  • Working in a safe manner at all times
  • Portion control

Future Prospects

There is a possibility for a full time position once the apprenticeship has been successfully completed.

Reality Check

This vacancy is around 2 miles from Richmond centre, so reliable transport to and from work would be essential. The wage advertised is negotiable depending on experience.

Over 4 days - Monday 10am - Sunday 11pm

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • Basic Knowledge of food preparation & food hygiene
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must have good time keeping skills

Qualities Required

  • Have a high standard of personal hygiene
  • Passion for food and cooking
  • Ability to work in a team

Qualifications Required

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

Training Provided

  • Level 2 - Commis chef standard
  • In house training to also be provided
  • Maths and English if required
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