Professional Cookery Apprenticeship at Mitchells & Butlers

Do you have a real passion for food (and not just eating it)? Do you live within an hour’s commute of our academies in Harborne (Birmingham) or Watford / North London? Are you looking to learn a mixture of practical and theoretical skills, taught by a world-class team?

Mitchells & Butlers now offers a Level 2 in Professional Cookery Apprenticeship. With a mixture of 30 hours paid work per week in one of our businesses, 24 days of hands-on food masterclasses, 12 days in-business mentoring and 6 enrichment events over the 12 months’ period, our varied programme will make sure you can put the skills taught in the classroom into practise in the kitchen.


  • Individual learning plan tailored to your needs to ensure you get the best out of our programme
  • 24 days of hands on food skill tutoring in our academies in Watford or Harborne, twice a month, to be taught practical skills by one of our award-winning chefs
  • 6 enrichment events to ensure you cover all aspects of the syllabus, we hold enrichment event where you can learn snazzy new skills and put them into practice
  • 12 days in-business mentoring where you can put all those skills you have learnt in the classroom into practise in a real-life environment
  • 30 hours paid work guaranteed every week, where you will help with the everyday running of the business as a valued member of the team
  • Gala dinner as long as you pass!

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