Job Description

Senior Sous Chef - South Kensington - Competitive salary

Located in the heart of Chelsea, this upscale restaurant is renowned for its exquisite fine dining experience, blending contemporary culinary artistry with impeccable service. They take pride on using the finest seasonal ingredients to craft unforgettable dishes that delight their clientele. The team is passionate about innovation, quality, and creating a dining experience that stands out in London's vibrant food scene.

Position Overview: We are seeking an experienced and talented Senior Sous Chef to join a dynamic kitchen team. The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of fine dining experience, a creative flair, and a passion for excellence. As a Senior Sous Chef, you will work closely with our Executive Chef to lead the kitchen brigade, ensuring the highest standards of food preparation and presentation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Executive Chef in menu development, incorporating seasonal ingredients and current food trends.
  • Supervise and manage kitchen staff, providing training and mentorship to junior chefs.
  • Oversee daily kitchen operations, ensuring efficiency, quality, and consistency.
  • Maintain high standards of hygiene and safety in accordance with health regulations.
  • Manage inventory and order supplies, controlling costs without compromising on quality.
  • Collaborate with the front-of-house team to ensure seamless service and guest satisfaction.
  • Handle any kitchen-related issues promptly and effectively, maintaining a positive and productive work environment.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Sous Chef or Senior Sous Chef in a fine dining establishment.
  • Exceptional culinary skills with a strong focus on presentation and flavor.
  • In-depth knowledge of various cooking techniques and cuisines.
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • A passion for food and a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation.

What they offer:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Opportunities for career growth and professional development.
  • A supportive and inspiring work environment.
  • Staff meals and discounts on dining experiences.
  • The chance to be part of a prestigious restaurant known for its excellence.

Please get in touch if you are an experienced Sous Chef or a Senior Sous Chef who is looking to join a creative, friendly and food focused brigade. Thank you!