Development Sous Chef - Hélène Darroze

The Connaught
Mayfair, Central London (W1)
Excellent salary, Service Charge and Fantastic benefits package
Closing date
12 Apr 2023

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Hélène Darroze at The Connaught

Highly competitive salary plus excellent benefits

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented and ambitious Development Sous Chef to assist in leading the fining dining kitchen brigade at Hélène Darroze at The Connaughtthe outstanding three-star Michelin and 5AA-Rosette restaurant by Cuisiniere Hélène Darroze.

Found at the heart of Mayfair village, The Connaught blends tradition with contemporary flair. With its bespoke service, 3,000-piece art collection, three Michelin-starred restaurant Hélène Darroze at The Connaught and London’s only Aman Spa, it has always been the choice for connoisseurs of the art of living well. Jean-Georges at The Connaught offers all-hours informal gourmet dining; and the exquisite Connaught Bar has won prestigious awards for its masterful mixology.

As Development Sous Chef you will work closely with Hélène Darroze and the Executive Chef to lead the innovation of the menu and continue to develop the creativity of Hélène Darroze at The Connaught. You will support the Head Chef with the daily management of the kitchen. Working with the freshest seasonal produce and ingredients and within a highly talented brigade, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality, consistency and delivery of all menus, the running of the kitchen.

You will be passionate about working in a quality, renowned food environment and be an excellent manager who motivates and develops your brigade. You will take a hands-on approach to your role and be able to organise and prioritise to ensure quality and service delivery. With this in mind, you will have proven experience ideally at Sous or Executive Sous Chef level within a top quality restaurant or hotel environment, and previous experience at 2 or 3 Michelin Star level is essential for this role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented chef who is ready on to take a new challenge within Hélène’s outstanding brigade and to develop your career within an award-winning hotel company.

In return we offer fantastic industry leading rewards and benefits (Conditions apply):

  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Free online GP service
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties
  • Colleague assistance helpline and occupational health Service
  • Pension Scheme


Stepping into The Connaught feels a little like entering another world. Elegant, yet effortless. Set apart from the bustle of London, yet immersed in its culture. Dedicated to fine art, as well as the finer things in life.

Every guest receives our world-famous levels of service. Leave the bags to your butler and take in your surroundings. As you ascend the historic staircase, let The Connaught work its magic. Your wish is our command.

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