The Farmers Mistress Ltd

Apprentice Chef - The Farmers Mistress


The Farmers Mistress Ltd

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Weekly wage £200.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Sunday 40/45 hours per week (shift work) Shifts TBC working over 40 hours will apply to over 18's only.
duration: 12 months
start: 28 October 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Hospitality team member (apprenticeship standard)
21 October 2019 (application closing date)
We are the Farmer’s Mistress, an independently owned eatery in the heart of Battersea. The Farmers Mistress is looking for a new Apprentice Chef to join their team in Battersea. At The Farmers Mistress we truly believe a balanced lifestyle is a healthy lifestyle. If you’d like to join a creative team, please do apply today!


As an Apprentice Chef you will be responsible for:

  • Assist in the preparation and cooking of menu items as directed by the Sous Chef and/or Executive Head Chef
  • Assist in the development and planning of menus, including identifying future food trends and displaying a passionate approach towards the development of new styles of service and concepts
  • Assist with stock taking, when required
  • Contribute towards the smooth and efficient running of the kitchen Client Service
  • Ensure that customers are given a prompt and efficient service and expectations are consistently exceeded
  • Be customer focused at all times, approachable and quick to exceed expectations in fulfilling customer needs 
  • Assist team members when required
  • Gain an understanding of food costing, sales mix and menu planning
  • Ensure stock, deliveries and wastage are all checked and recorded in line with company and food standards Health & Safety and Food Safety
  • Adhere to the company’s Food Hygiene, Health and Safety and Environmental policies at all times 
  • Ensure that food storage areas are maintained in accordance with the company’s Food Hygiene, Healthy and Safety and Environmental policies and procedures
  • Please only apply if you live in the UK

Future Prospects

Career progression within the company.

Reality Check

For further information on the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW), please refer to:

The ANMW applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.

Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). 

Skills Required

To be successful in this role you should be:

  • Focused & have the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Customer focused
  • Organised
  • Excellent at managing your time

Qualities Required

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Passionate about cooking
  • Dedicated and eager to learn and develop their culinary skills

Qualifications Required

None required, all training will be provided.

Training Provided

Training to be provided:

  • Intermediate (Level 2) Hospitality Team Member: Food Production Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT, if required
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