London - London Commis Chef

      We embrace, we create, we innovate; The Standard never stands still. Be part of our unconventional, bold, irreverent, evolved and personal takeover of London. The Standard London, our first international property will create a unique symbiosis of City and brand where our people are hosts to a world that uniquely London, yet anything but standard….

      At the heart of our hotels are of course of people who through their vibrancy and energy bring our properties to life. Join us at our Open Days as we seek to cast a team of diverse and dynamic individuals that will capture the very essence of the Standard London to join our team as a Commis Chef.

      Your role

      Our Restaurants and Bars in New York, LA and Miami are legendary. As a Commis Chef you will become part of an exceptional culinary and kitchen team that will provide an extensive food service across several bars, restaurants and roof terraces that will be located in the hotel. We never do things by half at The Standard and have appointed two acclaimed Executive Chefs that will oversee our restaurants who with your help will create an environment which will not only delight our guests, but also excite and surprise them to create the ultimate culinary experience in London, that is anything but Standard!

      Adam Rawson, named Chef of the Year at the Young British Foodie Awards 2015 will oversee our ground floor restaurants which will focus more of casual fine dining, grills, burgers and sharing plates. Crowning the top of the hotel is our top floor destination restaurant and roof terraces in collaboration with acclaimed Michelin star chef Peter SanchezPeters restaurant Casamia has recently been named as the best restaurant in the whole of the UK, in the prestigious Harden’s Best Restaurant Guide 2019

      While this is an entry level position you will of course be passionate about cooking, with a working knowledge of kitchen operations and order of service; along with a deep appreciation of quality food production and cooking techniques so that you are able to support the senior kitchen team.

      Do you have what it takes to be a Commis Chef at The Standard

      While we take every detail of design and guest experience seriously, we do not take ourselves too seriously. ‘Standard People’ are at the heart of our brand; vivid, dynamic and engaging. You’ll intrinsically understand the unique microcosm and the context of our venues and city you represent.

      While prior experience in a similar role is always useful all are welcome at the Standard; you will have however an uncompromised and natural flair for service and be able to build genuine relationships with guests that enable us to not only preempt needs but foresee desires. In addition to this you will also need….


      • Prior experience as a Commis Chef or Apprentice ideally gained in a similar ‘Lifestyle’ boutique hotel, destination fine dining restaurant or perhaps even a well know quality chain

      • Be a confident in Kitchen operations and the order of service

      • Highly social, motivated and pro-active; acting with professionalism and positivity in all interactions

      • Opening experience preferred

      • If you are a recent graduate then a relevant culinary qualification to a minimum of level 2 professional cookery and food hygiene certificate is required for these roles

      • You will need to have a flexible approach to working hours with the ability to work shifts, including weekends and nights as a number of our bars and restaurants will operate late night licences.

      We are defined by our richness of personality and diversity of background and lifestyle so if you think you have what it takes to be a Commis Chef, we’d love to meet with you at our forthcoming open days.

      All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates prior to commencing employment.

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