Position: Apprentice Chef


£195 per week (19+ £234 per week) rising after 6 months and again after 12 months.  In addition we offer a generous benefits package including tips of approximately £850 per annum plus free meals on duty, uniform, transport from Melton Mowbray and Asfordby, use of gymnasium and exercise classes, discounts on all Ragdale products and friends and family discount on stays and day packages. 

For full details on all benefits please see our benefits and rewards page.

Hours of work: 39 hours per week worked on a rota basis between the hours of 7.00 am and 10.00 pm.

About this position:

Kick-start your career in fine cuisine with this fantastic and rare opportunity to learn in our professional environment.

Ragdale Hall is renowned for providing a stunning range of healthy food to an exceptional standard, so in training under the support and guidance of our highly talented senior chefs, you will gain invaluable skills and experience that will carry you through and beyond your two-year journey in becoming a qualified Commis Chef.

You will be introduced to new techniques and methods of cooking and will be involved in the creation, experimentation and development of new dishes.

You will play a vital role in preparing breakfasts and evening meals for up to 160 guests and lunches for up to 200 guests per day, also having the opportunity to work within our Café Lounge Bar.

If you are a dedicated and hard-working individual with a passion for delivering exceptional standards of food, then we would love to hear from you!

Qualifications and skills required:

  • We are looking for someone who is passionate about food and cooking and is committed to this exciting opportunity in order to gain the most from training under our professional chefs.  

How to apply:

Email your CV to  or download and complete an application form and send to   For more information telephone 01664 433038.

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