Executive Chef

  • The Connaught
  • Kitchen
  • Full time

A fantastic and unique opportunity has arisen for a talented and passionate Executive Chef to lead the Main Kitchen brigade at the award-winning 5-Star luxury Connaught Hotel.

Found at the heart of Mayfair village, The Connaught blends tradition with contemporary flair. With its bespoke service, 3,000-piece art collection, three Michelin-starred restaurant Hélène Darroze at The Connaught and London’s only Aman Spa, it has always been the choice for connoisseurs of the art of living well. Jean-Georges at The Connaught offers all-hours informal gourmet dining; and the exquisite Connaught Bar has won prestigious awards for its masterful mixology.

Main duties & responsibilities

The Executive Chef is responsible for overseeing the day to day running and the strategic planning of the Main Kitchen at The Connaught; ensuring the delivery of exceptional service standards across all areas.

The Executive Chef is responsible for the management and review of all aspects of the operation including our people, standards implementation, guest service satisfaction and revenue. You will be responsible for the creation, management and fulfilment of your department’s budget and work closely with the Food and Beverage outlet managers to ensure we maximise all revenue potentials. As Executive Chef you will lead the kitchen brigade and continue to develop their creativity working with the freshest seasonal produce and ingredients ensuring the quality, consistency and delivery of all menus.


Entry Requirements

You will be passionate about working in a quality, renowned food environment and be an excellent manager who motivates and develops your brigade. You will take a hands-on approach to your role and be able to organise and prioritise to ensure quality and service delivery. With this in mind, you will have proven experience ideally at Executive Chef or Executive Sous Chef level within a top quality restaurant or hotel environment and proven experience within a luxury hotel environment is essential for this role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Executive Chef who is ready to take on a new challenge within the outstanding kitchen brigade at the Connaught and to develop your career within an award-winning hotel company.

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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