The White Horse in Ditchling is seeking a Sussex apprentice chef to work alongside their head chef. You will learn all aspects of kitchen work and will be required to be involved on all levels from assisting in the washing of dishes to final plating of meals.  This is a great opportunity to start a career in hospitality and gain valuable skills and experience with the support of an experienced team.

Apprentice Chef Sussex

This role includes a Level 2 or Level 3 Professional Cookery qualification delivered by the Greater Brighton Metropolitan College and may require 1 day per week at College on day release.

Exterior of White Horse - Apprentice Chef in Sussex, White Horse in Ditchling

This Role Includes

The White Horse in Ditchling is looking to grow the team and bring in another Sussex apprentice chef to work in a very busy environment alongside the head chef.

You will gain knowledge and experience in all aspects of a busy pub including:

  • Time management skills
  • Food quality
  • Food preparation, cooking and serving
  • Customer service skills
  • Working within a team environment
  • Health and safety within a kitchen and restaurant

Skills Required

  • Basic kitchen knowledge
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Love of food and cooking
  • Creativity
  • Lots of energy
  • Keen to learn
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment whilst remaining calm and focused on the tasks
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene

Additional Information

If you are shortlisted to attend interviews, our Recruitment Adviser will contact you via telephone and email. Please ensure you check these regularly as you may miss out on any important information we provide you with.

Due to the large volume of applicants, if you have not heard back within 2 weeks of your application it will indicate you have unsuccessful. Interview and start dates are subject to change. All applications must be made through Apprenticeship Vacancies website. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered.

About The White Horse

The White Horse Inn situated in the beautifully picturesque and historical village of Ditchling.

The White Horse offers a wonderful place to eat, sleep and drink.

With accommodation the White Horse can cater for weddings, birthdays or just the one night stop over whilst walking the beautiful South Downs Way.  The White Horse is a very traditional food led country pub offering a wide selection of homemade food. They also have 7 guest rooms so catering varies from serving a traditional breakfast to evening meals.  The White Horse prides themselves on their dishes and desserts being homemade with locally sourced produce supporting our local community.