Sous Chef Cavalry and Guards
127 Piccadilly W1J 7PX

Job description

The Cavalry & Guards Club is a Private Members Club representing history, tradition, timeless elegance and quiet efficiency plus that all-important personal touch. This gracious building, more a home than an institution, is situated at the Hyde Park corner end of Piccadilly, in the heart of Mayfair, with wonderful views of Green Park.

Duties and Responsibilities of a Sous Chef

  • Assist in food preparation and collaborate with the executive/head chef.
  • Help in the design, testing, and implementation of the food menu.
  • Produce high-quality plates for customers in both design and taste.
  • Oversee and supervise kitchen staff.
  • Assist with inventory, ordering, supplier relationships, and management of supplies.
  • Ensure that food is high quality, and that kitchen is in good, clean, and hygienic condition.
  • Keep work and food prep stations clean and comply with food safety standards.
  • Offer suggestions and creative ideas that can improve the kitchen’s performance, menu options, and service levels.
  • Maintain the schedule for staff shifts.
  • Monitor and maintain the kitchen equipment, and arrange repairs and service as needed.
  • Abide by and uphold company policies and standards, as well as state sanitation/health regulations
  • Attend all scheduled and appropriate meetings
  • In conjuring with the F&B management team, assist in maintaining a high level of service in accordance with established standards

Requirements and skills

  • Prior experience in high-end hotels/restaurant kitchens, as well as high-volume establishments.
  • Excellent use of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and processes
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of health & safety and food safety
  • Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards
  • Self-motivated with a sense of own initiative
  • Flexible approach to role - must be available to work different shifts including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
  • Mastery in delegating multiple tasks
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Up to date with food and beverages trends and best practices


· Medical insurance after 1 year of service

· Free meals on duty

· 22 days of holiday (not including bank holidays)

· C.10 days off during the Christmas period- closed 23rd of December until 3rd January

· Chance to grow within the company

· Pension scheme

· Yearly staff fund

. Annual salary review

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £35,000.00-£41,000.00 per year

Sous Chef
Cavalry and Guards


Cavalry and Guards


127 Piccadilly W1J 7PX



Job Type

Full Time

Reporting To

Paul Farmer- Executive Head Chef

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