North Stainley, Ripon, HG4 3HT

01765 532071

We are looking for an Apprentice Chef to join our award-winning team!

Our kitchen is a great environment to work in, where you will be trained by our highly skilled kitchen team. All our food is cooked and prepared on the premises, with the seasons of the year taken into consideration when planning every menu. Led by Head Chef and owner Dave Mathews.

We are looking for someone with a definite interest in the Catering world. The apprenticeship is an 18-month course with an industry recognised qualification at the end.

We will provide the apprentice with full funding, uniform, safety footwear and a full set of student knives.

The candidate will be taught all aspects of the Kitchen:

  • Basic knife skills
  • Sauces
  • Butchery
  • Fish prep
  • Vegetable preparation
  • Pastry
  • Service
  • Health & Safety
  • Teamwork
  • Costings
  • Menu planning

We are a very busy, family run country pub and restaurant, with a great reputation for our high standards of food, drink and service. We attract a high volume of customers both locally and nationally.

We would like you to join our team and make you part of our continued growth and success.

The apprentice will be offered a very attractive package, which will include a very competitive salary plus an annual performance related bonus scheme. The opportunity to live in as part of the package is optional if required.

If you would like to join The Staveley Arms team, please send a copy of your current CV and covering letter to