Chef jobs in London range from Michelin 5 star restaurants to fast food outlets and pub restaurants. London has become one of the food capitals of the world, with its cosmepolitan status there are many types of restaurants from around the world, including Chinese, Japanese, Greek, French, Indonesian, Mexican, Italian etc etc.
Types of chef jobs include:
Chef de Partie
Chef de Rang
Many of the entry level jobs are to be found with Hotels. Working your way up the ladder is almost unavoidable in this very competitive and tough job sector.
Typical Job ad below for London or nearby locations (shown as example for job requirements and responsibilities):
Example vacancy only: Head Chef & Sous Chef for British Restaurant and Pub Group
Working for this quality British established restaurant and pub group. Must possess an eye for detail, flexible attitude and a passion for good food. Please note this job for Head Chef & Sous Chef for British Restaurant and Pub Group was advertised some time ago and is now withdrawn. 1. The successful candidates will have proven experience within restaurants or brasseries, AA rosette an advantage. 2. Excellent salary and benefits package . Many opportunities within the organisation. . (N.B. Head Chef & Sous Chef for British Restaurant and Pub Group is shown for research purposes only.) Position involves working 5 days out of 7, usually 7 shifts per week Find Greater london or The east of London including Docklands and Canary Wharf as well as London jobs on the right.
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Jobs in London
As well as jobs in London find on Amber Jobs a range of vacancies such as jobs in Canary wharf, jobs in Docklands and Sommelier Jobs in The east of London including Docklands and Canary Wharf. Also Hospitality vacancies in The West End.
18/08 - Head Chef Location: South East South East London Jobs
Key points: Novotel London Greenwich.We are seeking to employ and looking for someone with a 'CAN DO' attitude who is wanting to come and work for our beautiful Hotel. We have a small and busy M&E facilties and Restaurant and bar facilities catering for up to 120 Covers per day and are seeking to employ and looking for someone passionate about his/her guest as well as his/her team and who wants to make a very positive impact Overview of duties Guarantees a high standard of culinary services offered to guests In conjunction with the F&B Manager prepares the hotel's F&B offers in line with the hotel's positioning (market, competition etc) and brand policy Is able to innovate and diversify services offered to guests Manages and motivates the kitchen staff in order to offer a high standard of service to guests Is responsible for food hygiene, safety and quality in the hotel Is responsible for meeting the department's quantitative and qualitative targets'Main responsibilitiesCustomer relations' Adapts to any specific requests made by guests Is steadyly available in the dining room Heeds any remarks made by guests Makes suggestions for tailor-made services on offer at the hotel'Professional techniques / Production Is jointly responsible for ensuring respect of job descriptions Organises and supervises food preparations in line with the occupancy and consumption forecasts Prepares dishes and/or supervises preparation Supervises the different sections of the kitchen: production of hot and cold dishes, patisserie, dishwashing etc In conjunction with the Sous Chef and F&B Manager prepares the menus and ? la carte choices Prepares the cooking instructions and ensures they are duly applied Oversees the whole workshift: ensures respect of the maximum waiting times defined by the brand checks the presentation and temperature of dishes, etc Coordinates with restaurant serving staff in order to make sure that service runs smoothly Ensures that all information is duly passed on to other departments as appropriate Plays an active role in meetings for Heads of DepartmentTeam management Develops team spirit and motivation by creating a good working atmosphere Takes part in or validates recruitments Organises the welcome and integration of new employees Prepares and/or checks the work schedules in line with activity forecasts Carries out annual performance appraisals and sets targets for employees Prepares the training plan for the department and insures the implementation Helps employees improve their skills and provides support for career development Applies labour legislation'Commercial / Sales Adapts the offer to suit changing customer expectations Regularly assesses the quality of services based on guests' remarks and quality audits Keeps informed of developments in competitor hotels Maintains excellent relations with suppliers In conjunction with the F&B Manager positions the pricing policy to suit the market'Management and administration ..........
Key points: Sous chef3AA rosette restaurant 38k SalaryMichelin star chef We are seeking to employ and looking for a gifted sous chef to be working with an exceptional kitchen team and deliver the highest quality food. This is an great chance to be working with a send thinking and innovative head chef and learn more. Already recieving a prestigous 3AA rosettes this restaurant is a sensational opportunity for a chef looking to make a name for themselves.. What we are seeking to employ and looking for in a sous chefA strong understanding of seasonality and a wide variety of techniquesPassion for learning and teaching Good knowledge of BOH Procedures and stock controldependable and trustworthy with good job stability. If you are interested make an application today and we will be in touch shortly.This job was initially submitted as www.caterer.com/job/75220144 ..........
17/08 * - Chef Manager Location: Southwark Greater London Jobs
Key points: Chef Manager September 2017 Southwark, London £11 per hour negotiable Academy Recruitment are currently employing for a Chef Manager to work at a primary school in Southwark, London, your day to day responsibilities will include: - Planning Menus - Stock Control - To give a breakfast and lunch service - Managing a team. The ideal candidate for this Chef Manager position will have: - A passion for fresh food - earlier Client Liaison experience - Cookery or equivalent NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) level 2 in Professional Cookery or equivalent The vacancy salary for this exciting Chef Manager vacancy is between £11 and £12 per hour and the employee will be asked to work at least 35 hours (working) per week, 7:00am to 2:00pm daily. If you would like more and comprehensive information and details on this Chef Manager role then Contact Mark at Academy Recruitment or click “make an application today” below Academy Recruitment Ltd is committed to safeguarding children and the successful candidate will need to undergo an enhanced DBS check and be subject to two clear satisfactory references ..........
Key points: Chef de PartieFire Stables About us Tucked away just off from the High street of Wimbledon Village, the Fire Stables is the perfect restaurant. Open all day, every day offering everything from a light lunch to a half dozen oysters through to a delicious three-course dinner and of course brunch at the weekends.Our menus are all about great quality, near by sourced fresh British food with a big nod to seafood. Wherever possible we use local producers, supporting local fishermen and farmers that care about what they're doing.What are the responsibilities of the Chef De Partie?Your job duties will include being responsible for preparing and presenting all our food dishes to the expected standard of presentation and food hygiene regulations at all times. The Candidate will demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of our food strategy through delivery of freshly cooked British seasonal dishes. Your job duties will include being responsible for supporting the Head Chef in the development, implementation and review of the menu throughout the year. The Candidate will also adhere to licensing, food safety and health & safety legislation ensuring our pubs are safe for team and customers alike.What do we look for in a Chef De Partie?The Candidate will have a passion & flare for producing quality fresh food in a dynamic kitchen environment. The Candidate will need to have working knowledge and experience working in a similar environment and demonstrate a passion to deliver outstanding food every time. The Candidate will show willingness to learn new skills, be an active team player with exemplary conversational and conversation discuss issues and skillto positively interact and also be responsible and able to manage the kitchen safely and successfully as required. Working alongside our Head Chef the employee will be able to show your creativity and skillby helping to design and deliver new dishes for our menu and daily specials.We offer our Chef De Partie a sensational benefits packageIn return for your passion and commitment we offer £10.50 per hour plus tips, 28 days holiday, 20% discount in all Young's & Geronimo managed pubs and hotels, a fun and rewarding working environment & excellent career progression opportunities with our successful development programmes and accredited Chef Academy.Thanks for your interest in working with us. If you'd like to be part of our team, then make an application todayWhy not click apply' today? Don't miss out on this opportunity to be working with a multiple award winning company as our Chef De Partie..This job was initially submitted as www.caterer.com/job/75401331 ..........
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12/08 - Commis Chef Location: Surrey South East Middlesex Staines London ... Jobs
Key points: A Commis chef is quickly needed to be working with an established team for a busy and successful hotel near Staines.Serving a modern international menu, using fresh produce andarange of specials, the successful jobseeker for this new vacancy will have been trained to NVQ level 2or the equivalent and be able to show a keen desire to learn. The Candidate will be given the opportunity to learn on all sections of the kitchen and be working5 days on a 7 day rota.This is an exciting chance for a commis chef looking to develop their career.Accommodation available.Only jobseekers qualified to be located and work in the UK need apply..This job was initially submitted as www.caterer.com/job/75394267 ..........
Key points: Company:This incredible multi award winning restaurant which includes 3AA Rosettes serves modern European cuisine using only the finest fresh seasonal produce for roughly 180 covers per service. There is a brigade of Thirty Chefs working within the state of the art and very spacious kitchen. The Head Chef is advertising for a talented and knowledgable Chef de Partie to be working with the brigade offering excellent chances of progression and benefitsRole / Candidate:The perfect jobseeker for this new vacancy will have at least six months experience as a Chef de Partie within a similar fine dining operation preferably up to minimum 2AA Rosette level using fresh seasonal produce / Organisational skills are very important / must be a team player / skillto follow instructions from Senior Chefs / Able to run a sections unaided / Good knowledge of Stock control / A full understanding of Health & Safety regulations / Must have an excellent command of written and spoken English / Must be punctual / Looking for progression.Salary & Benefits:£27, 000per year / 50-55 hour week / 7 shifts / 4 weeks holiday / Meals on obligation/ Pension scheme / extra bonuses / Excellent chances of progression..This job was initially submitted as www.caterer.com/job/75260234 ..........
Key points: Commis Chef We are currently employing for an enthusiastic Commis Chef to join the ROKA family. Following the enormous success of Zuma London, Rainer Becker quickly recognised the huge popularity of robatayaki cuisine and opened ROKA Charlotte Street in 2004, ROKA Canary Wharf in 2009, ROKA Mayfair in February 2014 and ROKA Aldwych in October 2014. With future global expansion planned for the brand, there is no better time to join the family as we propel the global of luxury hospitality to new heights. Candidates will ideally have 1-2 years earlier work experience working in a busy kitchen in London, preferably within Asian cuisine, although training will be provided; have the passion to prepare dishes of the highest quality and a desire to obtainnew skills. The position offers the opportunity to further develop your career in one of the most exciting and highly regarded global restaurant collections. Applicants must have the right to legally reside and work in the UK without any restrictions or limitations ..........
Key points: Chef de Partie - ITALIAN/FUSION Restaurant - £25, 000+WHO AND WHERE?Job Title: Chef de Partie (Sauce or Pasta Section)Establishment: Contemporary Fine Dining RestaurantAverage Covers: Thirty lunch and 80 for dinnerCuisine: modern Italian (refined)Brigade: 14+ within main kitchen and pastry Job offer is situated in Marble Arch (Central Line) Remuneration is 25, 000k per yearShifts: 7 shifts per week (overtime paid)Last orders: 10:00pmWHAT ARE THEY LOOKING FOR? A competent Chef de Partie that is confident to run a driven Pasta or Sauce section. A passionate and professional chef that is well organised and can work well within a small team. Someone who has worked within a professional food led kitchen kitchen for over two years. A confident chef, that has acquired strong knife skills. A keen trainer and team motivator. Someone who works well within a team. WHAT DO THEY OFFER? Real chances of growth and career development. Great pension schemes. An amazing Head Chef to train under Talks of a new restaurant opening next year Year end bonus related schemes. An organised kitchen happy kitchen environment. VERY LOW TURNOVER OF STAFF HOW TO APPLY? Send across a copy of your CV with your contact details enclosed. One of our consultants will call you to discuss the vacancy in more detail..This job was initially submitted as www.caterer.com/job/75432215 ..........
Key points: We are hiring sous chef and chef de partis in Greek Michelin star restaurant in Baker Street .We are offering work in amazing design kitchen with sensational Michelin star head Chef and nice and friendly staff.We are seeking to employ and looking for chef de partie and junior sous chef who want to learn the best of cuisine from our amazing Michelin star head Chef..This job was initially submitted as www.caterer.com/job/75098693 ..........