Senior sous chef

  • The Connaught
  • Kitchen
  • Private events
  • Full time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented and ambitious Senior sous chef to join the Private events brigade at the award-winning 5-Star deluxe 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, two 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.

Modern art and leading technology mix with faultlessly restored period features to offer outstanding quality and design in all 121 guest rooms, suites and seven private event rooms. Private Events, at the Connaught continue to achieve critical acclaim for its delivery of bespoke and personal events for between 6 to 200 guests.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Senior sous chef you will be responsible for the day to day running of the Events kitchen, ensuring delivery of exceptional quality and service for bespoke events. Working with the freshest seasonal produce and ingredients and within a highly talented brigade, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality, consistency and delivery of all menus and the running of the kitchen.

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 experience ideally at similar level within a quality dining environment and have proven event or banqueting experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented chef who is ready on to take a new challenge within Hélène’s outstanding brigade 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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