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Catering Apprentice - Commis Chef

Join Our Culinary Team as a Commis Chef Apprentice at Blenheim Palace!

Are you passionate about the art of cuisine? Do you thrive in a fast-paced kitchen environment? Look no further! Blenheim Palace is offering an exciting Commis Chef Apprenticeship.

 Why Choose us?

 Here you will find a learning environment like no other. As an apprentice, you’ll work alongside our talented culinary team, gaining hands-on experience and continuous learning opportunities.

 We want our team members to Grow, Give and Belong. We believe in teamwork and collaboration across our estate and. Here your wellbeing and development will be championed, and you will be supported throughout your apprenticeship by our apprenticeship mentor as well as your team. 

 Join a kitchen where creativity and cooperation go hand in hand.

 What You’ll Gain:

 Skills: Develop essential culinary skills under the guidance of experienced chefs.

 Experience: Work in a historic setting, preparing exquisite dishes for our visitors.

 Support: Access mental health support programs, company discounts, and more.

 Don’t miss this chance to kick-start your culinary career at Britain’s Greatest Palace! Apply now and be part of our dynamic team at Blenheim Palace. 

What we are looking for:

  • Level 1 Food Safety Awards desirable 
  • Relevant experience
  • Awareness of manual handling techniques
  • Awareness of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) and chemical safety
  • Experience of kitchen equipment, such as knives 

What's in it for you?

  • Staff Discounts: 
      20% on Blenheim retail
      50% on Blenheim Café food outlets
      30% on Blenheim Restaurants (Clementine's/Orangery)
  • Free breakfast on Friday
  • Staff Events
  • Annual Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Access to wellbeing resources and events for you and your Family
  • Refer-a-Friend Scheme
  • Pension 
  • Free Christmas tree
  • Complimentary Event Tickets
  • Annual Pass
  • Access to our Benefits Platform with a range of additional benefits 


Benefits vary dependant on Contract Type


Blenheim Palace, Woodstock



Job Type

Full time

Contract Type





45 Hours per week, 8am-5pm

Closing Date


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