The Cadogan Arms - Commis Chef

Commis Chef - The Cadogan Arms

Salary - Up to £27,000 pa

Schedule - Full Time

Experience - No experience required, just passion!

The Cadogan Arms are seeking a Commis 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 a passionate individual 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.


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 showcase exclusive beers, cask and craft ales alongside an extensive wine list and contemporary cocktails.

The Position

We're looking for an experienced Commis Chef to join our kitchen team, creating exceptional dishes and delivering an all-encapsulating experience to our guests. You'll have experience working in a quality kitchen, adhering to standard operating and Health and Safety procedures. More importantly we are looking for people for as passionate about food and hospitality as we are!

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

  • Prior experience as a Commis Chef or Kitchen Assistant within a fast-paced quality, restaurant;
  • Eagerness to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in;
  • A creative approach with impeccable attention to detail;
  • Passion for about food and hospitality, along with the eagerness to continually learn;
  • The desire to develop your career within an ambitious and trend-setting restaurant group;

Benefits and Culture

Our team is the most important part of our business, translating our passion for genuine hospitality to our guests every day. We are proud to work with industry-leading talent and recognise the importance of offering our teams the tools, guidance and experience necessary to build confidence and grow.

We encourage you to bring your whole self to work and celebrate the skills and characteristics that make you unique. Your commitment to be kind and work hard comes with a range of benefits such as:

Treat Yourself

  • Up to 50% off dining across JKS Restaurants
  • Retail & Takeaway Discounts
  • Code App Membership
  • Cost price wine through our suppliers
  • Perkbox – access to tons of retail discounts and our wellbeing hub

Look After Yourself

  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Company Donations for your involvement with Charities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to Financial Advice
  • Wedding Gift & New-born Care Package – Celebrating your big occasions

Progress Yourself

  • Access to our fantastic L&D Calendar
  • A personalised learning & development plan to develop your skills and knowledge
  • Career progression with a fast-growing, critically acclaimed restaurant group

Be Yourself

  • Additional holiday for every year with us (rising to 30 days)
  • Wagestream – stream your pay earlier
  • Employee referral scheme – paying up to £600 per referral
  • Staff parties & long service awards

The Group

JKS Restaurants was founded by siblings Jyotin, Karam and Sunaina Sethi in November 2008. The group has received critical acclaim and industry recognition since its inception, including 6 Michelin stars, 3 Michelin Bib Gourmands and one restaurant ranked in the World’s 50 Best restaurants.

The JKS portfolio currently includes Michelin Starred restaurants Trishna, Gymkhana, Kitchen Table, Sabor and Lyle’s; as well as cult favourites Hoppers, BAO, Brigadiers, Berenjak, and Bibi. Pubs include The Cadogan Arms and The George; and there are 9 brands that operate within Arcade Food Hall.

The group also includes delivery brands Motu Indian Kitchen and Rice Error, and retail outfits Ambassador General Store, Hoppers Cash & Kari, Berenjak Bazaar, BAO Convni, Bubbleshop by Sandia Chang, and Flor Bakery.

JKS Restaurants offers a unique chance to either pursue a career in fine dining or develop within casual trend focused cuisine, with opportunities across all disciplines for those looking to progress their careers within a people focused, collaborative hospitality group.


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