We are a small independent group of modern, eclectic kebab restaurants in Soho & Covent Garden. Led by a 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 contemporary restaurants, we offer a stark departure from traditional kebab houses for those wanting to get a new perspective on a much–loved cuisine.
SOUS CHEF - MAISON BAB
Maison Bab is a modern, eclectic kebab house located on Mercer street, Covent garden. 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.
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 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 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.
Leading services and supervising MEP
Ensuring a high standard of food production throughout the main kitchen and prep 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
Competitive salary and generous 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
Being part of a talented, driven and friendly team with a shared dedication to professional excellence in a positive workplace
60 hours per week
HOW TO APPLY
Send your CV and covering letter detailing why you'd be great for the role of commis chef to firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters should be addressed to Angus. Please use 'Application - Sous Chef' as your email subject.