Apprentice Chef

A great first step into the industry as an Apprenticeship Chef, at The Salwey Arms, learning and training with an experienced team whilst gaining a Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.

Number of Positions Available


About Employer

With outstanding local produce from Herefordshire beef to the award winning Ludlow sausages and Shropshire cheeses on our doorstep we can capture the flavours of our region and bring it to your plate.
In the bar we pride ourselves on local beer and cider with a wide selection of cask ale on tap throughout the year and a selection of guest beer.
After a relaxing escape in a rural location? Our luxury letting rooms all include en-suites, breakfast, 100% Egyptian cotton bed sheets, flat screen TV, coffee and tea making facilities as well as free internet access. Located within 10 minutes’ drive of a number of key destinations including Ludlow, Croft Castle and Mortimer Forest and 20 minutes of many more great destinations The Salwey Arms is ideal for a weekend retreat.
Located on the borders or Herefordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire and with meeting spaces available the inn is a great location for corporate travellers. Whether it be for one night or for a week we will make you feel at home.
With three function spaces and space for a marquee we love a good party and can cater for small business meetings or family gatherings to large weddings of up to 300.

Detailed Job Description

The Salwey Arms is superbly located on the borders of Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire, they are all about championing local produce, from their pedigree Hereford beef through to locally brewed beer.
the Salwey Arms has a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Chef to join the busy kitchen team, learn the trade alongside working to gain a Level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.
Your duties will include -
Food preparation & cooking of a variety of meals
Assisting with daily and weekly cleaning schedules
Supporting the team of Chef's during service
Organising stock and keeping areas tidy
Being responsible for Food Safety & Health & Safety.

Skills Required

Good communication
Able to work as part of a team
Able to work under pressure

Personal Qualities

Willing to learn and work
Have a positive attitude.

Qualifications Required

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

Future Prospects

You will be working towards a full time role at the end of your Apprenticeship should there be one available.

Training to be Provided

Commis Chef apprenticeship Level 2
Maths and English if required

Expected Duration

12 Months

Working Week

30 hours a week to include evenings and weekends

Things to consider

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