Apprentice Chef - Old Forge - Toby Carvery - Stevenage

Toby Carvery The Old Forge Stevenage


Apprenticeship Level

Production Chef

Apprenticeship Standard


As an apprentice Chef at Toby Carvery, we will help you master our menu, with your food being the reason guests keep coming through our doors! You'll thrive off the hustle and bustle of a fast-paced kitchen, with the support of a close-knit team, because it's the people that make it all worthwhile.


  • Be a champion of brand standards
  • Keep your kitchen clean
  • Prepare everything that is needed before a busy shift
  • Cook to spec and work with recipes

You don't need any experience as we can teach you everything! If you are willing to learn and be proud to work with us, we can show you exactly what it takes to become a vital team member in any kitchen.

You'll take on a full-time role in the kitchen under the supervision of passionate chefs alongside your training. Not only do you gain a Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship, you will be able to support the running of our kitchens, creating some amazing moments making sure that quality never slips for our guests!

What your apprenticeship includes

  • A mixture of in person and skype/phone catch ups every 4 - 6 weeks
  • A mixture of on and off the job training, including workshops and webinars
  • Reviews every 12 weeks with the Apprentice, Line Manager and Lifetime Trainer
  • Feedback sessions to discuss progress
  • Obtain Functional Skills in English and maths (if you don't already have GCSE)
  • 30 hours paid work every week


  • Love eating out? You'll love it even more with a massive 33% discount across all our brands. Whether its date night at Miller & Carter or family roast at Toby Carvery, we've got you covered.
  • Never a dull moment - fun, laughs and lifelong friends!
  • Funded qualification up to degree level
  • Charity is important to us. From the company charities to the one which is close to your heart; you can choose how to give something back.
  • Enjoy a 33% discount off a cosy stay at our Inn Keepers Lodges.
  • On top of all this, we offer a pension; 28 days paid holiday; high-street shopping discounts; and we even give you free shares!

Wage will be National Minimum Wage for your age:

  • 16-17 years old - £4.55 an hour
  • 18-20 years old - £6.45 an hour
  • 21-24 years old - £8.20 an hour
  • 25+ years old - £8.72 an hour

Future Prospects

On going training and development.


£136.50 - £261.60

Weekly Wage


Hours Per Week

15 Oct 2020

Expected Start Date

Shifts TBC. Shifts to include weekends and evenings.

Working Week

65 weeks

Expected Duration


Toby Carvery The Old Forge

Employer Name

The Old Forge, London Road, SG2 8DT, Stevenage

Employer Address
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Mitchells & Butlers is one of the largest operators of pubs, bars and restaurants in the UK. With 16 brands over 1650 locations, our apprentices can find themselves cooking a delicious steak in Miller & Carter, pouring the perfect pint in O'Neills or serving a family dinner in Harvester.

Training Provider


Training Provider

Training To Be Provided

  • Production Chef Level 2 Standard
  • Functional skills in maths and English

Desired Applicant


None! We're just looking for your passion, personality and desire to learn and progress in the industry!

Personal Qualities

It takes a mixture of ingredients to make the perfect drink, and our teams are no different.


  • Have a passion for hospitality (if you know, you know!)
  • Have great attention to detail
  • Always give great service
  • Be a fun-loving, social, team player

We know hospitality can be hard work, but its super rewarding. As a team at Sizzling Pubs, we always pull together with smiles on our faces. We know it's a cliché, but it really is the people that make it so worthwhile. When you join us, you become part of our work family, all 47,000 of us up and down the country.


No qualifications required!

Things To Consider

Wage will be National Minimum Wage for your age: - 16-17 years old - £4.55 an hour - 18-20 years old - £6.45 an hour - 21-24 years old - £8.20 an hour - 25+ years old - £8.72 an hour

Further Information Contact

How To Apply

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd via the employer's website


Vacancy Reference Number

8 Oct 2020

Application Closing Date

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