Commis Chef

  • The Connaught
  • Kitchen
  • The Connaught Grill
  • Full time

We are looking for a talented and passionate Commis Chef to join the Kitchen team of The Connaught Grill - one of The Connaught's newest ventures, due to relaunch in November 2021.

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.

Located on the ground floor of the hotel, the intimate 46 seat Connaught Grill is under the direction of internationally renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. This is his modern interpretation of a classic grill with an open kitchen complete with wood burning grill and rotisserie offering the finest British sourced produce, and a menu which includes ingredients from langoustines to Dover sole to English game and Wagyu beef. The restaurant offers an exceptional wine list drawn from The Connaught wine cellar, offering some of the greatest producers in the world.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Commis Chef you will:

  • Be working with the freshest seasonal produce and ingredients.
  • Assist the kitchen brigade in the daily preparation and service of outstanding food and menus.
  • Ensure that the highest standards are maintained at all times
  • Ensure that your designated section, equipment and utensils are always kept clean and tidy to the standards required by the Hotel. 

Entry Requirements

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a great team player with excellent communications skills and the ability to take instructions.
  • Have an absolute passion and commitment to learn using exceptional quality ingredients to ensure the highest standards are achieved on a daily basis.
  • Have previous experience gained within a similar establishment.

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

Eligibility

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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