The Elder Tree Inn

Tel: 01526 388223


Temporary and permanant positions are shown below. For further information, please email

Positions available

Position: Temporary Chef

Description: We require a temprary chef to help out during a renovation period in the pub. This will be a temporary position of around 2 months.

Requirements: Experienced pub cook/chef

Position: Apprentice Traineee Chef

Description: We are looking for a person to join an apprenticeship program to work with the chef and complete Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking) progressing to Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery and pub management. The Apprentice Traineee Chef will perform a variety of food preparation duties.

The Apprentice Traineee Chef will work as second in command and perform both supervisory and cooking duties. The Apprentice Traineee Chef will aid the head chef with skilled food preparation and cooking. The Apprentice Traineee Chef may also be responsible for reviewing kitchen inventory and estimating what foods are needed. They also oversee the storage and disposal of leftover food products, and help to make sure that the kitchen is clean. The Apprentice Traineee Chef will help head chef develop and test new recipes, and maintain records of what food has been prepared and what ingredients were used

Accommodation might be available and a contribution towards transport costs.


  • a keen interest in food and cooking
  • strong communication and leadership skills
  • high standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • the ability to do several tasks at once