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Le Bab is a modern, eclectic kebab house located just off Carnaby Street, Soho. Led by team of ex-Le Gavroche chefs, we are striving to create delicious and imaginative dishes that make the most of seasonal British produce, while respecting the great culinary heritage of the humble kebab. Backed by a bespoke drinks offering and set in a contemporary restaurant, we offer a stark departure from traditional kebab houses for those wanting to get a new perspective on a much–loved cuisine. 


job(S) description

SOUS CHEF

Our focus is to serve the highest standard of kebab possible, taking inspiration from global kebab cultures whilst only using the best of British seasonal ingredients. We are looking for a SENIOR SOUS CHEF who will help us achieve that aim. We’re offering a great opportunity for anyone who wants to both learn and create, feels that they have outgrown their current role and excels with responsibility. As senior sous chef you will be relied upon for ideas and contributions towards recipes and techniques, as well as for the administration and management of the kitchen. Any experience of cooking Middle Eastern food would be favourable but not necessary. Previous sous chef experience is a must.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leading services and supervising MEP

  • Menu development

  • Ensuring a high standard of food production throughout the kitchen

  • Establishing and maintaining strong supplier relations

  • Training and teaching junior chefs

  • Assisting with HR matters, such as recruitment and rotas

  • Overseeing stock management and ordering

  • Making sure safety and hygiene measures are being followed at all times 

  • Keeping the kitchen in the cleanest and most organised state possible 

  • Liaising with FOH management on food training and service interactions

IDEAL CANDIDATE SHOULD: 

  • Be passionate about food and working with great produce and people

  • Have experience working in similar job role 

  • Be able to work quickly, cleanly and efficiently

  • Be diligent and organised in managing a kitchen operation

  • Work well as one of the leaders of a tight team 

  • Have high personal standards of hygiene 

  • Be forthcoming and confident with fresh ideas for development of the menu and kitchen routines 

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salary and generous bonus, holidays and staff discounts 

  • Joining a hugely ambitious young business, with big long term opportunities and a focus on internal growth and development  

  • Working in an exciting and creative concept restaurant in the heart of London 

  • Helping lead a talented, driven and friendly team with a shared dedication to professional excellence in a positive workplace 

HOURS: 
60 hrs/week

Salary

Competitive base salary with extremely generous bonus structure

 


how to apply

Send your CV and covering letter detailing why you'd be great for the role of sous chef to ed@eatlebab.com. Letters should be addressed to Ed. Please use 'Application – Sous Chef' as your email subject.