The partnership between Frantzén Group and Harrods is a monumental milestone in Harrods restaurant agenda. We are bringing Björn Frantzén’s signature cuisine to the UK for the first time while unveiling a state-of-the-art flagship restaurant within our Knightsbridge store.
We’re now looking for Sous Chefs who have the breadth and depth of experience to help lead the Back of House operations of this exclusive partnership.
Reporting into the Senior Sous Chef and Chef de Cuisine, the Sous Chefs will support in managing all aspects of the day to day operations of the main kitchen within the Frantzen space.
The Sous Chefs will be responsible for helping to lead the operational excellence of the business and the kitchen team in a manner that will ensure that all parties’ expected standards are maintained at all times delivering a world class restaurant experience.
You will have strong and demonstrable experience of working at a Sous Chef level within a leading world class and/or exceptional restaurant or hotel environment. You’ll be confident in leading the kitchen brigade to ensure correct and professional operations are always carried out, ensuring high levels of excellence and consistency always.
As the Sous Chef, you will manage day to day kitchen administration, effective storage of products, food ordering, planning production and take steps to minimise wastage and be responsible for ensuring high standards of Health & Safety regulations are followed.
You will bring with you passion, enthusiasm, and knowledge of the food and drink industry.
You’ll have exceptional interpersonal skills and a good attention to detail, which will be evident through paperwork completed, organisation of department and sufficient stock levels. You’ll be able to demonstrate effective leadership and management skills by coaching, inspiring and motivating the team.
Our Promise to You
Since Harrods conception over 170 years ago, our Food and Beverage Team has grown to over 400, and this couldn’t have been done without placing our value in our workforce. In joining the Harrods Team, you will receive:
- Competitive salary up to £38,273 (this is made up of a generous base salary plus tronc)*
- Set contracted hours of 45 per week. Paid additional working hours at an overtime rate of 1.5 p/h
- Minimal late evenings by industry standard
- Great learning and development opportunities. Across our 27 outlets, there is a vast pool of knowledge to gain experience and grow expertise
- Great career opportunities in multiple locations around the UK and going international within Harrods and Frantzén Group.
- 33 days’ annual leave + birthday off
- Up to 33% Harrods in store discount and generous corporate discounts
As the world’s leading luxury retail emporium, we make the impossible possible, and our hospitality offer is evolving and expanding rapidly across our stores. We are a welcoming and close-knit family who are passionate about food and beverage and aim to create magic and memorable experiences for every customer, every day.
About Frantzén Group
In 2008, Björn Frantzén opened his first restaurant, Frantzén in Stockholm, Sweden. The restaurant was awarded two stars in Guide Michelin after only two years in service, and its third star after six months in its current location. The Frantzén Group includes several establishments in Stockholm and is established internationally with three Michelin starred Zén in Singapore. In 2022 the group will establish 3 new restaurants internationally.
At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.
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*The amount of tronc you receive will vary and is not guaranteed by either Harrods Ltd or the Troncmaster. However, the Troncmaster will always distribute 100% funds available each period according to the Rules, a copy of which will be provided to all members