Catering Assistant & Chef Apprentice (Wetherby Golf Club)

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Assisting the head chef, the catering assistant will help prepare and cook dishes for a simple all day menu plus assist Chef when cooking more advanced dishes for special events.


  • The basic working days are Monday through Friday but may differ due to seasonal requirements and third-party events and so a degree of flexibility is expected.
  • Extra hours through summer (May – September) will be available.
  • The main responsibilities include, food prep, cleaning, cooking, and serving a simple bar menu.
  • The right candidate will be able to run the kitchen on their own throughout the day, and knowledge of food and safety requirements within the kitchen is essential.
  • This job is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to widen their food skills and knowledge, and also improve their independence in a kitchen.
  • Opportunities will also be available for more advanced food prep and cooking meals when working third party events.
  • A flexible working attitude is essential, and due to our location, driving is preferable.
  • At Wetherby Golf Club the kitchen staff form part of a “one team” work ethic combining servery and bar staff to form the hospitality team.

About the Employer

Wetherby Golf Club is a most pleasant and picturesque course situated only 1 mile from the A1M motorway.

Things to Consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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Training to be Delivered

You are required to attend a pre-selection interview at Leeds City College before an employer interview.

Level 2 Production Chef Standard

  • You must attend to Printworks Campus, Leeds City College Training one day per week.
  • Production chefs work as part of a team in time-bound and often challenging kitchen environments, for example; schools, hospitals, the Armed Forces, care homes and high street casual dining or pub kitchens.
  • They report to the Senior Production chef or appropriate line manager.
  • Production chefs are likely to work with centrally developed standardised recipes and menus, producing food often in high volumes.
  • They apply highly methodical organisational skills, energy, accuracy, attention to detail and are mindful of the importance of sustainability and protecting the environment.

Knowledge & Skills gained from this apprenticeship: maintain excellent standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene ensure compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes. produce food meeting portion controls, and budgetary constraints adapting and produce dishes to meet special dietary, religious and allergenic requirements follow, complete and maintain production schedules, legislative and quality standard documentation use specialist kitchen equipment communicate internally and externally with customers and colleagues commit to personal development activities


The apprenticeship is aligned to professional recognition from Employers within the Food and drink sector.

The end-point assessment is synoptic and takes place at the end of the apprentice’s learning and development, after a minimum of 15 month’s on programme learning. It will consist of an On-demand test, a practical observation, this is then followed by a professional discussion.

These are carried out after the apprentice has met the required criteria to pass the Gateway process. The apprenticeship is graded a pass, distinction or fail based on performance in the end-point assessment.

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Location


Apprenticeship Level

Level 2

Employer Name

Wetherby Golf Club

Employer Address

Linton Lane Linton
LS22 4JF

Working Week

Monday through Friday but may differ due to seasonal requirements 0930h – 1630h (shift 1)

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount

£168.35 Weekly

What You Need

Desired Qualifications

Preferably Catering level 2

Desired Skills

Basic food preparation and understanding of kitchen hygiene plus simple cooking skills of all day menu meals.

Personal Qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Outgoing personality
  • Reliable

Future Prospects

The opportunity of a Commis Chef

Date Posted


Leeds City College