The Cadogan Arms - Senior Sous Chef

Senior Sous Chef - The Cadogan Arms

Salary - Up to £42,000 per annum DOE

Schedule - Full Time

Experience - 1 year in a quality pub or restaurant

The Cadogan Arms are seeking a Senior Sous Chef to join their team. The successful candidate will be friendly, personable and passionate about all thing's food and drink. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Sous Chef looking for an opportunity in an award winning, critically acclaimed group.

The Restaurant

The Cadogan Arms is unique, reflecting its heritage and location, but founded on the core values and principles. Sustainability, provenance, seasonality and traceability shines through, with each venue putting our producers as the stars of our offering. Always striving to be the best local restaurant in the area we occupy, we will always cook from fresh and make this clear through our marketing.

James Knappett, of two Michelin-star Kitchen Table in Fitzrovia is culinary director, which is a sign of how important the food is at The Cadogan Arms. Heading our kitchen day-to-day is The Harwood Arms and The Ledbury alumnus Alex Harper, and the pair are aiming to create a food and drink offering which celebrates British produce and the return of community-driven, neighbourhood dining. Drinks at The Cadogan Arms will showcase exclusive beers, cask and craft ales alongside an extensive wine list and contemporary cocktails.

The Position

As Senior Sous Chef, you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of consistent, high quality and innovative dishes throughout the operation. You will play a key role in menu development, working closely with the Head Chef; you will assist in managing the overall kitchen operation, including prep schedules, stock control, budgeting and maintenance, as well as the day to day management of the kitchen team.

If you have the following, then we want to hear from you:

  • Previous experience as a Senior Sous Chef or Sous Chef in a high quality Restaurant;
  • Strong awareness of trends and seasonality of produce;
  • A highly creative approach to your work with excellent attention to detail;
  • Proven ability to manage, train and motivate a Kitchen brigade;
  • Experience scheduling and reviewing staff rotas;
  • A working knowledge of health and safety, compliance and procedures;

This is a very exciting opportunity not to be missed for a talented Sous Chef eager to join a restaurant group with ambitious plans.


  • 50% off dining across JKS Restaurants;
  • A personalised learning and development plan to develop your skills and knowledge;
  • Career progression within a fast-growing, critically-acclaimed restaurant group;
  • A supportive, people-focussed culture;
  • Free meals on duty;
  • Employee referral bonus;
  • Discounted gym membership;
  • Employee of the Month and Long Service awards;
  • 28 days' holiday per year;
  • Great staff parties.

The Group

he Cadogan Arms is part of a new generation of pubs which seek to become the gold standard for these Great British institutions. Bringing the gastro pub into the modern age, we will strive to offer our guests the finest examples of food and drink in each category within the all-day dining format.

JKS Restaurants’ portfolio currently includes Michelin Star-awarded restaurants, Trishna, Gymkhana, Kitchen Table, Sabor and Lyle’s; as well as Hoppers, BAO, Brigadiers, Berenjak, Motu and Flor. There are ambitious plans for growth, with the opening of further restaurants across all ends of the market and types of cuisine, both imminently and over the coming years, making this is a very exciting time to join the team.

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