Head Chef In Training

No CV to hand? No problem! We've made our application process mobile friendly and removed the need for a CV. Our form takes a couple of minutes to complete and tells us all we need to know about you!

Do youfancy bringing your kitchen management skills to the pub and restaurant business?

With the support of your district armed with a structured training plan you will grow your team and smash your targets.

When you become Head Chef in Training, you'll learn how to build a kitchen to be proud of the ‘Mitchells & Butlers' way. You'll be ready to go in no time. We aim to have you signed off as a 'Head Chef' of the kitchen within 6 months.

Join us at Nicholson's pubs, we're a friendly bunch. We've been running pubs for nearly 150 years, so know a thing or two about great food, drink and classic British hospitality. If you have as much character as our pubs, we want to hear from you.


  • The opportunity to take the next step in your career, where you will learn from some of the best in the industry.
  • A massive 33% discount across all our brands. Whether its date night at Miller & Carter, a family roast at Toby Carvery or socialising with friends in the city at All Bar One, we've got you covered.
  • 20% discount across all off our brands for up to 5 friends and family.
  • Discounts on gym memberships
  • Health & Dental Plans - to keep you safe, secure and always smiling
  • Team Socials - work hard, play hard!

On top of this, as part of Mitchells & Butlers you will receive a pension; 25 days paid holiday; high-street shopping discounts; and we even give you free shares! There's also a free employee helpline- to support you with whatever life throws at you.


  • You may be currently working as a commercial catering manager, school kitchen manager, care home head chef, sous chef, deputy kitchen manager or the manager of an independent business or equivalent.


  • Across your 6 months of training, we will give you the tools to become a Head Chef who will...
  • Train and inspire your team to deliver food to be proud of.
  • Be driven to smash your targets with your team.
  • Manage food ordering, food preparation and stock control.
  • Oversee that your team conforms to health and hygiene regulations.

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