Sous Chef - Pastry

  • The Berkeley
  • Kitchen

The Berkeley Culinary section is renowned for its creativity and is reflected in its award winning Prêt a Portea afternoon tea collection.

With an independent spirit and an eye for style, The Berkeley is the epitome of modern British luxury. Rooms are by leading designers, and London’s original fashionista afternoon tea is served daily in the Collins Room. The Berkeley is perfectly positioned between Hyde Park, fashionable Knightsbridge and the residential neighbourhood of Belgravia. Its signature experiences include the famed Blue Bar, Michelin-starred dining in Marcus and the Bamford Haybarn Spa, with heavenly swimming pool.

Main duties & responsibilities

To join our team around Chef Patissier Mourad Khiat, we are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and talented Sous Chef.

As a Sous Chef you will be looking after our Afternoon tea Prêt a Portea and all other sweet delights for our restaurant Collins Room, In-Room Dining, Banqueting Events, Blue Bar and our Health Club & Spa. You will be responsible for the day to day supervision, preparation and service of all our pastry requirements, ensuring the highest standards are maintained at all times to the standards required by The Berkeley.

You will ensure that strict hygiene controls are kept in the Pastry kitchen and work closely with the Chef Patissier ensuring the seamless running of the department by developing the team to provide excellent pastries, desserts and delights for our Restaurant and Banqueting Events ensuring they exceeding our standards at all times.


Entry requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual who we anticipate will have worked in a similar role within the hospitality or travel and tourism industry. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is a fast learner, adaptable and has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Critical illness cover
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties

Terms & conditions apply to all benefits


In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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