Celebrating success with our apprentices

Celebrating success with our apprentices

Felicity Winsley our consultant managing the role
Date posted: 06/02/2020
😐
 

We all know as an apprentice with Mitchells & Butlers you receive 33% discount across every Mitchells & Butlers pub and restaurant. But did you also know that every year our teams across the UK take time out to #ApplaudAnApprentice who they think deserves to be put in the spotlight? This can be recognising everything from their attitude to their ideas and hard work. So, this #NationalApprenticeshipWeek we’re showcasing eight different apprentices who are being recognised by our teams.

 


🤝
 

1.    For always looking to learn, Stuart McPhillips, Toby Carvery

Stuart’s described as an absolute gem. His team says he is always there when he’s needed, takes feedback on board and turns everything into a positive. He helps anyone who enters the restaurant, whether it’s a guest or team member, you can always rely on Stuart’s smile greeting you. He's taken on the role as team trainer with gusto, a definite star of the future.

 


✌
 
 

2.    For rolling the sleeves up to get involved, Luke, Vintage Inns 

Luke joined The Lamb Inn on the kitchen apprenticeship scheme. Luke has gone from strength to strength in the past month, showing a tenacious attitude and getting stuck to every challenge! Luke’s team wants to recognise all of his hard work and they can't wait to see how far he goes!

 


✌
1
✌
1

3.    For having a drive to succeed, Lucy Anne Brennan, Toby Carvery

Lucy’s team decided to applaud Lucy after joining Toby Carvery Snaresbrook around two years ago as a team member and developing leaps and bounds, with fantastic personal drive and ambition.

 


🤝
 
🤝
 

4.    For always being there to lend a helping hand, Gareth Connell, All Bar One

All Bar One Newcastle’s Kitchen Apprentice Gareth Connell is being applauded for always being eager and willing to learn. Gareth’s co-workers say he is a valuable member of their kitchen team, always helps when he’s needed and plays a vital role together with the rest of the kitchen team.

 


🤝
1
🤝
1

5.    For having a “can do” attitude, McKenzie Smith, Vintage Inns

McKenzie Smith gets great comments and feedback from her Lifetime Training coach. She has mastered starters and desserts and is now moving onto creating main dishes. She has a “can do” attitude and gets great feedback from her co-workers!

 


🤓
 
🤓
1

6 & 7. For seizing the moment for progression, Chelsie & Rebekka, Harvester

Chelise and Rebekka work together in a Harvester restaurant and have been applauded for their pride and engagement in the restaurant! They are both progressing brilliantly as Chelsie has recently become an Assistant Manager, with Rebekka on her way to becoming a Shift Supervisor.

 
 


🤝
 
🤝
 
🤝
 

8.    For serving with pride, Zak Torak, Nicholson’s

The team at Nicholson’s Henry Addington say they feel privileged to have Zak as part of our kitchen team. He is professional, adaptable and always approaches his work with a smile. Zak has an extremely bright future, watch out for the name!


So that’s eight rounds of applause for our eight apprentice stories, but there’s so many more happening across our pubs and restaurants. If you feel inspired by one of these eight stories to discover how an apprenticeship could be the kickstart to your career journey, check out our apprenticeship page.

List #1

Some articles you might like

Waitress bringing food to the couple by the table
How to navigate hospitality interview questions

Teaser

General

Content Type

Blog

Publish date

02/28/2024

Summary

Welcome to your go-to guide for mastering hospitality interviews! Working in a pub, bar or restaurant is like no other job. It’s a whirlwind of excitement, human connection and showing guests a good t

Teaser

Working in a pub, bar or restaurant is like no other job. It’s a whirlwind of excitement, human connection and showing guests a good time.

Find out more
Amandeep Chahal

by

Amandeep Chahal

Amandeep Chahal

by

Amandeep Chahal

Tristan in the kitchen preparing a meal
How Tristan has built skills for life through a chef apprenticeship

Teaser

Kitchen

Content Type

Blog

Publish date

02/06/2024

Summary

To celebrate this year’s National Apprenticeship Week, we want to introduce you to someone… Meet Tristan, our kitchen whiz at Miller and Carter Grantham! Ditching the traditional route post-school,

Teaser

Wondering what perks await you in a kitchen apprenticeship? Tristan's got the scoop – think boosted confidence, time management, and organisation.

Find out more
Sophie Russell

by

Sophie Russell

Sophie Russell

by

Sophie Russell

Two chefs enjoying chef jobs
Escape the ordinary: explore careers in hospitality

Teaser

General

Content Type

Blog

Publish date

08/25/2023

Summary

Tired of being desk-bound and dreaming of something more exciting? Why not wave goodbye to the typical 9-5 and say hello to a career in hospitality that's as vibrant as your favorite cocktail! Picture

Teaser

Find out more
Jess Birch

by

Jess Birch

Jess Birch

by

Jess Birch

Professional pub kitchen with food being prepared and set on kitchen pass for waiting staff.
Recipe for success: Top hospitality jobs for school leavers!

Teaser

General

Content Type

Blog

Publish date

07/14/2023

Summary

School’s out, summer's here, and it's time to embrace the freedom, sunshine, and a chance to earn some cash while having a blast. If you're looking to dive into the exciting world of hospitality, we'

Teaser

Join a supportive community and gain valuable skills along the way!

Find out more
Jess Birch

by

Jess Birch

Jess Birch

by

Jess Birch

4 reasons why you're never too old to do an apprenticeship

Teaser

Apprenticeship

Content Type

Blog

Publish date

05/31/2023

Summary

Apprenticeships were once just for 16-24 year olds so when you think of the programme, chances are you immediately think of young adults who are fresh out of school. But not long ago the maximum

Teaser

Find out more
Emily Smith

by

Emily Smith

Emily Smith

by

Emily Smith

man in a restaurant handing a menu to a guest sat at a table
Top 5 tips to dazzle your guests in a waiting job

Teaser

Bar and Waiting

Content Type

Blog

Publish date

04/28/2023

Summary

One of the reasons so many people love working in hospitality is because of the people they meet. Whether it’s serving a local that has come in for their ‘usual’ or greeting a bunch of newcomers

Teaser

Find out more
Rebecca Skeet

by

Rebecca Skeet

Rebecca Skeet

by

Rebecca Skeet

Our Apprentices attend The Apprenticeship Showcase at the House of Commons

Teaser

Apprenticeship

Content Type

Blog

Publish date

02/09/2023

Summary

At M&B, we are proud to have supported over 4,000 of our team members to achieve new heights through our award-winning Apprenticeship scheme. This National Apprenticeship Week we are celebrati

Teaser

This National Apprenticeship Week we are celebrating a number of our talented apprentices by attending The Apprenticeship Showcase at the House of Commons in London.

Find out more
Steven Miles

by

Steven Miles

Steven Miles

by

Steven Miles

5 reasons you'll love an apprenticeship with Mitchells & Butlers

Teaser

Apprenticeship

Content Type

Blog

Publish date

01/27/2023

Summary

Are you toying with the idea of doing an apprenticeship rather than going to university? Or maybe you’re already working but you think a qualification will boost your CV? Whatever stage you’re

Teaser

Whatever stage you’re at in your career we want to help you make the right decision for your next steps. Here's why we think our apprenticeships are the bees knees.

Find out more
Sue Bayley

by

Sue Bayley

Sue Bayley

by

Sue Bayley

How John achieved the role of Kitchen Manager just 3 years after he joined M&B as an Apprentice

Teaser

Apprenticeship

Content Type

Blog

Publish date

01/24/2023

Summary

John joined us as an apprentice in 2020, just three months before lockdown #1 hit having never stepped foot in a kitchen. Since then, John has taken every opportunity to learn and develop his

Teaser

We caught up with John to find out how his apprenticeship has sharpened his cooking skills and propelled his career.

Find out more
2023 written with sparklers
3 resolutions that will help you land a job in the new year

Teaser

General

Content Type

Blog

Publish date

12/30/2022

Summary

The New Year is the perfect time to set some resolutions. Why? Because with Christmas behind you, it's easy to fall into a new year slump and ask yourself if you're in the right job. Setting

Teaser

Find out more
Scott Neilson

by

Scott Neilson

Scott Neilson

by

Scott Neilson

Jobs

Jobs you might like...

Chef Apprenticeship

Salary

£258.00 - 343.20 per week

Location

Sportsman - Sheffield, S10 5NF

Departments

Chef Apprenticeships

Hours

Full Time

Brand

Ember Inns

Description

As an apprentice Chef at Ember Inns, we will help you master our menu, with your food being the reason guests keep coming through our doors! You'll thrive off the hustle and bustle of a fast-paced kit

Reference

VA/241075

Expiry Date

01/01/0001

Apply Add to shortlist
Bar and Waiting Apprenticeship

Salary

£258.00 - 343.20 per week

Location

The Highfield Restaurant - Preston - Croston, PR26 9JB

Departments

Bar and waiting Apprenticeships

Hours

Full Time

Brand

Mitchells & Butlers

Description

As Bar and Waiting Staff at Sizzling Pubs and Grill you are the personality behind the beer pumps, the expert on the drink's menu and know our food menu inside out, frequently recommending your favour

Reference

VA/241074

Expiry Date

01/01/0001

Apply Add to shortlist
Chef Apprenticeship

Salary

£258.00 - 343.20 per week

Location

Old Moat House - Luton, LU3 1UU

Departments

Chef Apprenticeships

Hours

Full Time

Brand

Mitchells & Butlers

Description

As an apprentice Chef at Stonehouse, we will help you master our menu, with your food being the reason guests keep coming through our doors! You'll thrive off the hustle and bustle of a fast-paced kit

Reference

VA/241073

Expiry Date

01/01/0001

Apply Add to shortlist
 

job search