Fri, 20th Sep 2019
Senior Sous Chef, The Langham

The Langham, London is currently looking for a talented Senior Sous Chef – Tournant and Development to join our kitchen team.  Reporting into the Executive Chef, Chris King, you will be tasked with creative, administrative and operational support across all kitchens at the hotel – Roux at the Landau with Michel Roux, Palm Court the birthplace of afternoon tea, The Wigmore Modern British tavern, Meetings and Events, In-Room dining and Sauce by The Langham, our brand new cookery school.


Your key responsibilities will include:

- assisting Executive Chef and Head Chefs in the smooth running of all outlets and kitchens

- covering holiday, illness or shortage of relevant staffing in all outlets and kitchens as directed by the Executive Chef

- assuming integral role in recipe and product development in all areas of the hotel, its documentation and its costing and implementation

- assisting in the timely and accurate accounting and updating of all menu costings. Where any food purchasing is involved must ensure that the best product for the best price is purchased and maximum yield is obtained from all food produce

- ensuring that all HR, H&S and corporate policies and procedures are adhered to and followed through

- developing key relationships with local and international culinary schools alongside HR


Do you have?

- previous experience of working up to Sous Chef or Head Chef in a restaurant or hotel

- interest and passion in recipe and product development

- proven leadership and motivational skills

- strong organisational skills

- continued interest to be very operational in the kitchens

- ability to forge positive working relationships across the business and work collaboratively with other teams


Apart from a competitive salary, we also offer a wide range of benefits which include:

- 4 weeks holidays plus 8 bank holidays

- competitive salary

- Meals on duty

- Complimentary and discounted accommodation at other Langham Hotels

- Discounted accommodation at The Langham, London for you, and your family members

- Discounts for you and your friends and family in our food and beverage outlets and on Spa treatments

- Pension plan

- Life insurance

- Eye test vouchers

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- Season Travelcard loan

- Colleague recognition system - being recognised and rewarded for positive guest comments or when you go the extra mile

- Learning and development opportunities, which also include paid and unpaid cross-departmental training opportunities

- Two staff parties per year and a number of colleague social and community events

- Complimentary valet service of business attire worn at work


The Langham London, London’s Original Grand Hotel and flagship of the international Langham Hospitality Group comprises 380 luxury bedrooms and suites, the acclaimed Roux at The Landau and Palm Court restaurants, the Artesian Bar, The Wigmore, extensive Meeting & Events facilities and Chuan Body and Soul.

To see what it is like to work at The Langham, London -

Expiry Date

Oxford Circus, Central London

Type of contract
Permanent & Full Time



Christina Hew
0207 9737 506
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