Apprentice Chef at Award Winning Beach Front Bar

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Catering and Hospitality

Number of vacancies:

Company name:
The Cove Cafe Bar

Company location:
Harbour Lights, Kingsbridge, TQ7 3HQ

Salary per week:

Various shifts including evenings and weekends. Hours will be full time and permanent throughout the year. We do not close down for the winter months so hours are guaranteed. Total hours per week: 40.00.


A brand new opportunity to join our existing team of chefs working in our award winning cafe bar on the beach front in Hope Cove. A destination venue, serving homemade food using the best local produce and suppliers. This apprenticeship vacancy is being managed by City College Plymouth who will deal with your application in the first stages.

This exciting role is varied and will include covering both kitchens for preparation and service. We use all locally sourced suppliers and our specials board constantly revolves around new and exciting meals using the best local ingredients.

Duties will cover:

  • Full involvement in the running of a busy kitchen
  • Cold food preparation
  • Maintaining food hygiene standards/accurate records
  • Assisting in general service
  • Fresh food preparation for service
  • Pizza preparation and service
  • Input into daily specials

Be part of a really special team in a forward thinking destination venue. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an amazing team.


You will be trained by the business to develop your skills in the kitchen and supervised at all times.

You will be required to attend College one day per week to gain the essential knowledge and practical skills to enhance your ability to do the job and complete the apprenticeship.

This apprenticeship has a duration of  12 – 18 months.

On application you will be invited into City College Plymouth for assessments which ascertain your current working level and is an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have about the apprenticeship programme.

Qualities and skills:

To apply for this position you must have a driving license due to limited bus service.

The successful candidate will need a desire to succeed to the best of your ability, be hardworking, reliable and trustworthy.

The Cove Cafe Bar are looking for someone hardworking, fun and have a desire to be the best you can be.

You must be friendly, keen to learn and able to communicate with others to thrive in the workplace.

Full training will be given from the workplace alongside the apprenticeship training.

Ideally candidates will have GCSE/equivalent in English and maths at an appropriate level. If you do not hold the relevant qualifications the College will complete an assessment upon application to see your current working level so the right support can be put into place if you secure this apprenticeship.


Ability to progress within the business learning from our excellent team of existing chefs. Be a part of something really special. Join Team Cove.