North Stainley, Ripon, HG4 3HT

01765 532071

This is an ideal opportunity for any young person considering a career as a Chef. The training provided at The Staveley Arms is of the highest level, in an exciting and energetic kitchen. Joining our team will give you exactly what you need to excel in a positive working environment. You will be part of the journey in our newly established up and coming business on our road to success.  

With a varied and interesting menu, using the finest of locally produced ingredients, the candidate will be working with the Head Chef and the rest of the kitchen team.  

Our Apprentice will learn good working practices in all aspects of the kitchen including:  

• Knife Skills  

• Butchery  

• Fish preparation  

• Vegetable preparation  

• Sauces and Desserts  

• Portion control  

• Menu planning and costings  

• Food safety, Health and Hygiene  

The main objective of the role is to inspire learning and the understanding of how to carry out the practical skills and functions in every section of the kitchen, providing the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section.  

• Work closely with the Head Chef, training in the preparation and production of the menu.  

• Participate in washing up and cleaning of the kitchen; working in a safe and hygienic manner.  

• Keep up to date with each segment of the training programme and attend catering college one day a week.  

The duration of the apprenticeship is 12 months for Level 1 and 12 months for Level 2.  

The apprentice will work within the kitchen team being responsible for preparing lunches and dinner. The Head Chef manages the whole team. The Apprentice will be supplied with a full uniform and a set of professional Chef student knives. A high standard of personal hygiene and cleanliness must be maintained. Jewellery and nail varnish should not be worn (except for wedding rings and ear studs).  

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please send a copy of your CV to  

Contact: Dave Mathews, Head Chef, Staveley Arms Director DMK Inns Limited.  

Mob: 07486 040 740  

Tel: 01765 532 071