Kitchen Apprenticeships

Combe Grove is looking for a motivated, passionate individual to join their team as an Apprentice Chef. A highly sought after role, as well as having the opportunity to be mentored by Combe Grove’s experienced Chefs and Kitchen team, you’ll also receive on-the-job training and study at YMCA.

We are looking for individuals passionate about preparing fresh, local nutritious food and committed to learning from our extremely well qualified and experienced Management team including our team of Chefs dedicated to providing food that supports our wellness and well-being goals, plus working with our Estate Manager whose holistic approach is allowing us to grow our own lovely nutritious food whilst increasing our sustainability.

The role will be diverse as you will be making our food offering from scratch adhering to our zero percent waste objectives. You will develop skills in charcuterie, smoking, fermenting and other forms of natural preservation. You will bake bread and cakes and prepare the full spectrum of wholesome breakfasts, our famous lunch buffets and the higher end evening service.

You will learn these skills from our experienced team of Chefs and other Managers across the business.

Skills Required:

•Outgoing with Good communication skills
•Commitment to delivering high levels of customer service
•The ability to deal with enquiries in a professional and polite manner
•The ability to stay calm under pressure
•Ability to work well within a team
• Ability to learn new skills and information


Working Week:

40 hours spread across various shifts including weekends

Job Type: Apprenticeship

Salary: £10,250.00 /year


  • GCSE or equivalent preferred.