The Hotel Collection

Apprentice Chef - Harrogate

Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£10,400 per annum
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

The Majestic Hotel, Harrogate

We are currently recruiting for our Apprenticeship Chef Scheme commencing in November 2016 for budding young Chefs, wanting to start a career in catering & hospitality. This will be a journey that with your enthusiasm and drive will provide you with the tools and expertise to put you on the road to success and possibly become the next Celebrity Chef?!

As an Apprentice Chef with The Hotel Collection, you will have the opportunity to commence a 12 month structured programme during which time you will develop your skills and knowledge of the industry and learn how to perform to a high standard within a professional kitchen. During your training, you will gain invaluable experience working with our talented chefs at The Majestic Hotel Harrogate.

The programme includes:

  • Full training and regular developmental sessions
  • Entry into The Hotel Collection Young Chef of the Year
  • Visiting Hotel’s suppliers
  • Achieving a highly coveted NVQ in Professional Cookery

In addition we are offering you:

  • A competitive salary, above the apprenticeship rate at £5 per hour
  • The opportunity to earn additional incentives including cash and WOW vouchers
  • A full set of your own Chefs Whites
  • A set of professional Knives
  • Your own recipe book and individual kitchen accessories
  • 28 days holiday per year
  • Free use of Leisure Club (if on site)
  • Substantially discounted stays within our hotels across the group
  • Plus a £1,000 bonus on achieving development milestones

At the end of your 12 months with us you will be well on your way to becoming a Commis Chef with the opportunity to continue to climb the career ladder with us!

If you are serious about a career as a chef we want to hear from you, all we ask is that you demonstrate commitment to your chosen career and remember what you put in is what you get out.

Being a chef is not a 9 to 5 job! You will be working various hours including evenings, weekends, Bank Holidays and possibly early starts! We believe that the rewards will be worth the effort especially as you won’t always have to get up early on a Monday morning!

If you believe you have the ingredients it takes to be the next Celebrity Chef we believe we have the perfect recipe to help you achieve your goal

Are you ready to come on an exciting journey & become something great this year?


About Us

The Hotel Collection has unique properties and gives us the opportunity to break free from the big corporate chains’ approach to hospitality in the UK, so our teams have more freedom to achieve our financial, service and people objectives. Our aim is to provide ‘Positive impressions. Lasting memories’.

Apprentice Chef – 4* Hotel Group The Majestic Hotel Harrogate

An impressive 19th century hotel situated the heart of the spa town of Harrogate, adjacent to the Harrogate International Centre and a short stroll from the famous Betty's Tea Rooms and Montpellier Gardens.

Set in 12 acres of award-winning landscaped gardens, The Majestic Hotel is charming and elegant, exudes sophistication and basks in its Victorian heritage offering a traditional setting for a relaxed stay.

A Victorian landmark, it is the perfect location for holidays and breaks in Harrogate and North Yorkshire.

This Harrogate hotel boasts 170 spacious bedrooms.