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The Social Diner with Mark Hix

The incredible Mark Hix MBE will be delighting us with an exclusive 4 course menu on the 4th December!
Mark Hix

The Social Diner Presents Simon Boyle

Our very own Chef Founder, Simon Boyle, will be cooking a five course menu alongside our new apprentices.
Simon Boyle

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The United Kitchen Apprenticeship is a 2 year paid apprenticeship programme

Apprentices spend their first year working in the professional kitchen at Brigade, followed by a 1 year supported work placement with one of our employer partners.

For the first year apprentices will:

  • Work in the kitchen at Brigade Bar & Bistro (40 hours per week including learning hours)
  • Study towards a Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery delivered by HIT Training
  • Learn from experts during Workshops and Master classes focusing on specific skills
  • Participate in 1:1 and group mentoring, sessions to support with personal administration and employability skills
  • Assist with community projects working with corporate firms and local organisations
  • Receive regular support from BF staff for any personal matters or benefits/housing related issues

For their second year apprentices will:

  • Secure a paid work placement for at least a year with one of our employer partners
  • Receive regular and continued support from Beyond Food staff for any personal matters or benefits/housing related issues

To apply for the Apprenticeship you must have completed both Freshlife and Get Stuck In prior to applying

To see if you are eligible for the United Kitchen Apprenticeship, please click here.