Night Chef - Central London

Central London
13 Sep 2021
10 Oct 2021
Full Time, Part Time

Night Chef - Central London

Your role

As a Night Chef at The Standard, you will become part of an exceptional culinary and kitchen team that provide an extensive food service across our bars, restaurants, in room dining and event spaces. As a Night Chef you will oversee and be directly responsible for the provision of our Night Menu for guests wishing to dine in their rooms between 10pm and 7am which we are now reintroducing to hotel. In addition to overseeing our night service, you will also undertake mise-en-place for the breakfast team and support them with our early breakfast service.

This is a stand-alone position overnight so you will need to be incredibly organised and confident working by yourself. You will of course be passionate about cooking, with an exceptional working knowledge of kitchen operations and order of service; along with a deep appreciation of quality food and proven knowledge of production and cooking techniques

Do you have what it takes to be a Night Chef at The Standard, London

While prior experience as a Night Chef is always useful, your individuality is your most important asset. While we take every detail of design and guest experience seriously, we do not take ourselves too seriously. ‘Standard People’ are at the heart of our brand; vivid, dynamic and engaging. With this in mind you will need to be upbeat and friendly; confident and can handle pressure well; thrive in a busy high volume, high energy environment and can manage multiple tasks with ease. In addition to this you will also need…

  • Prior experience as a Night Chef or Chef De Partie, ideally gained in a similar ‘Lifestyle’ boutique hotel, destination fine dining restaurant or perhaps even a well know quality chain
  • Happy to work alone overnight between 10pm and 7am (initially this will be 4 nights per week depending on our occupancy but will increase to 5 nights).
  • Be a confident in Kitchen operations and the order of service
  • Highly motivated and pro-active; acting with professionalism and positivity in all interactions
  • A relevant culinary qualification to a minimum of level 2 professional cookery and food hygiene certificate is required for these roles

We are defined by our richness of personality and diversity of background and lifestyle so if you think you have what it takes to be a Night Chef, we’d love to meet with you.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates prior to commencing employment.