Apprentice Chef, Kings Reach

Contract: Permanent Salary: Up to £8.77 p/h dependent on age Contract Hours: Full-Time Live In/Out: Live Out

Apprentice Chef

We are currently recruiting for an Apprentice Chef to work within our busy kitchen team.  The King’s Reach is part of McMullen’s Chicken & Grill concept offering freshly rotisserie roasted chickens, grilled meats and classic pub food in amazing surrounding.  However, nothing is more important than the people that run the pubs.

As an Apprentice you will complete a 12 month on the job training programme, – so you can earn whilst you learn with our apprenticeship partner HIT Training.  From here you can continue the apprenticeship pathway or McMullen’s own in house training scheme.  The successful candidate will undertake the Level 2 Production Chef apprenticeship


  • Achievable bonus scheme
  • 50% discounted meals when you are working
  • 25% discount on food and 15% off drinks for you and your friends on your day off
  • Fantastic training and career development if you wish to progress
  • A step into a progressive Company who believe in treating people as a name, not a number
  • Chef uniform provided

Pay Rate

  • 16 – 20:           £6.50
  • 21-24:              £8.25
  • 25 and over:    £8.77

This is a great opportunity to work in a fun environment to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to kick start a career in the hospitality sector.

Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • Preparing and serving our menu to a high standard as per Company specification to ensure our guests return again and again
  • Maintaining food hygiene and health & safety standards within the business and completion of Company paperwork with regards to such standards
  • Receiving deliveries and maintaining the correct storage of food
  • Maintaining and clean and safe kitchen environment

Key Personal Qualities

  • A positive, hands-on approach
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure