What is it like being a pub apprentice?

During National Apprenticeship Week last week (4-9 March), The Morning Advertiser spoke to apprentices in the pub business at the Hospitality Apprenticeship Showcase about their experiences of the industry and their highlights so far. Callum Whitehead, is a chef apprentice at Harvester in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, and said he “snapped up the opportunity” as soonContinue reading What is it like being a pub apprentice?

Fuller’s To Offer New Chef Apprenticeship

Fuller’s are planning to offer an exciting new Chef Apprenticeship programme, which is due to launch in the Autumn. The programme will provide a mix of both on the job and off the job training. Apprentices will be able to work in well equipped food kitchens and attend masterclasses and suppliers visits. For the last few years Fuller’s haveContinue reading Fuller’s To Offer New Chef Apprenticeship

Mark Hix Opens Hix Academy

Mark Hix, celebrity chef, restaurateur and food writer has opened the Hix Academy restaurant at Weymouth College. The partnership is dedicated to discovering and developing the finest young chefs, restaurant staff and bartenders. Students will have the opportunity to received expert on-the-job training at the academy, working in a fully functioning kitchen, restaurant and bar gainingContinue reading Mark Hix Opens Hix Academy

More hospitality apprenticeship standards in development

After approving two standards for chef apprenticeships in August, the government has now announced the development of three new hospitality apprenticeship standards for commis chefs, chefs de partie and hospitality team members as part of phase three of the apprenticeship trailblazer programme. The trailblazer programme, led by Hilton Worldwide and managed by People 1st, isContinue reading More hospitality apprenticeship standards in development