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We are looking for an experienced and passionate Sous Chef to join our London team.

Competitive salary plus service charge, 30% company discount, free uniform, career development and many other benefits.

About you

As a Sous Chef you will be a natural leader who communicates clearly and confidently with their teams. You will be responsible for driving quality and consistency of the all-day food offering and working alongside the operational team to maintain high levels of service. You will be responsible for budgets and margins as well as H&S within the kitchen. Passion for organic and sustainable food is essential.

We are looking for a Sous Chef who is an excellent people manager as well as a talented Chef. An ability to coach and develop teams is a must. You must be approachable with the ability to think on your feet. Set clear targets for your teams and manage their performance accordingly, delivering on-going feedback and training as required. You’ll have a great technical understanding of nutrient rich foods and their preparation. You must be highly organised and have meticulous standards.

Daylesford was founded by Carole Bamford in the 1970s out of a simple passion for real food and sustainable practices. Today, our organic farm, farmshops and restaurants have made us one of the most pioneering and ethical food brands in the UK. If sustainable values really matter to you, you will thrive at Daylesford.


  • Drive consistency of all day food offering within store
  • Ensure menus are delivered to spec
  • Champion daily specials using seasonal products from the farm
  • Champion organic seasonal produce and delivering its full potential
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service
  • Deliver kitchen KPIs
  • Manage budgets and margins
  • Training and Development of kitchen team
  • Ensure all store comply to Health & Safety and Food Safety legislation

In exchange for your passion and commitment you will receive

  • Competitive salary plus bonuses
  • Career progression
  • 28 days holiday (incl bank holiday)
  • 50% lunch discount
  • 30% company discount
  • Stakeholder pension scheme with life insurance
  • Subsidised private medical insurance

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If you wish to apply to this role, email your application to with ‘Sous Chef – London’ in your email subject’.

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