London - London Sous 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. We are now seeking a team of diverse and dynamic individuals that will capture the very essence of the Standard London to join our team as Sous Chef. 

      Your role

      As a Sous Chef you are an integral part of the kitchen management team and report directly to the Head Chef. You will contribute in the execution of all daily culinary operations and assist in supervising all culinary team members. Most importantly you will oversee service delivery and monitor food quality from the pass. As a Sous Chef you possess solid skills such as coaching, training, disciplining and mediating in conflicts. You are patient, empathetic and supportive towards you team, even in the most stressful situations. And of course, you show pride in your work and hold yourself and your team to highest standards.

      As part of the kitchen management team, you will also assist in many various aspects of kitchen management, from the daily production of food and quality control of products, stock control, food hygiene and HACCP.

      Do you have what it takes to be a Sous 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 as a Sous Chef 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….

      • A proven track record in a similar Sous Chef or Senior Chef de Partie role with the ability to inspire and motivate, with experience ideally gained in a similar ‘Lifestyle’, large multi-site restaurant/kitchen or boutique hotel sector

      • Hold professional culinary & food safety qualifications to a minimum of level 2 or 3

      • Highly motivated and pro-active; act with professionalism and positivity in all interactions

      • Ability to multi-task with excellent time management skills and a high level of attention to detail

      • Experience and proficiency across a range of kitchen management disciplines including stock management control and menu planning; ideally gained in a high volume, fast-paced kitchen

      • Ability to develop and deliver effective training to maintain consistent service standards throughout your team

      • Opening experience preferred

      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 our Sous Chef we’d love to meet with you.

      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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