Production Sous Chef


Seymour StreetUp to £50KFull time

Production Sous Chef

At KOL, part of the MJMK group, we source and celebrate the finest expressions of British ingredients, championing wild food and seasonality to create dishes that reflect the bright, fresh flavours of Mexican cooking. The kitchen team is headed up by Chef Patron Santiago Lastra and was awarded a Michelin star in 2022, followed by being named 23rd in the World’s 50 Best in 2023. Before ingredients and dishes, we invest in the people and producers who trust us to represent their culture and traditions and our team also reflects this. We are so proud of our team at KOL who are passionate, energetic with full of stories to tell. As KOL continues its success, we’re looking for a Sous Chef to join the team, who will support the Head Chef in the management of all the aspect of the kitchen and developing of the junior team members.

As a Production Sous Chef at KOL, we can offer you:

  • Up to £50,000 salary package, dependent on your experience.
  • 25% staff discount across all MJMK restaurants.
  • Work/life balance with a four-day working week
  • Up to £500 team referral bonus.
  • Opportunity to develop your career with MJMK as we expand.
  • Mental health and well-being assistance with Hospitality Action who can offer free advice and counselling if you’re struggling at work or at home.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay, after your first year with us.
  • An extra day’s holiday every year you’re with us.
  • An enhanced pension plan and the opportunity to take a sabbatical for a month, with two weeks paid by MJMK, after you’ve worked with us for 5 years

A KOL Production Sous Chef is:

  • A hands-on, natural leader who can support the Head Chef to nurture and grow a large team.
  • Experienced in working with fresh, top-quality ingredients
  • An enthusiastic and proactive individual, who is happy supporting the Head Chef with responsibility in all areas of the kitchen
  • Able to work with integrity, excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills.
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about food, wine and hospitality and able to exceed guests’ expectations.
  • Responsible for their knowledge and learning in their job role, always looking to consistently be the best.

We’d love to hear from you if you’re an experienced Sous Chef and you’re up for a new challenge and the opportunity to work alongside Santiago Lastra.