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      Junior Sous Chef

      Melia White House

      Location: London, NW1


Whatever story you choose, you are the star

At Meliá Hotels International, you have the power to create your future. For us, the most important thing is your talent: We share the passion that makes you put your heart into everything you do, day after day. We are by your side to help you go beyond your limits, to celebrate every victory with you. Because together, we are the stars of our own stories.

At Meliá Hotels & Resorts we put our soul and our passion into everything we do so that our guests can live a unique experience, full of the warmth and the hospitality that are so typical of our Spanish origin. If you have an eye for detail and wish to improve yourself every day in an environment which stands out for its personalized customer service, if you enjoy working for a stylish urban or leisure hotel brand, if you want to be part of a team of people who are passionate about what they do… Then you belong at Meliá

About the Job

  • To possess strong operational and leadership skills with regard to both knowledge and operation.
  • To ensure daily, weekly and monthly cleaning duties are carried out as instructed by senior chefs.
  • To help and maintain a maximum yield in the kitchen in relation to the gross profit and wastage.
  • To undertake dealings with suppliers and commercial partners of the business with regard to kitchen operations set and agreed by
  • the Head Chef & SeniorSous Chef.
  • To check all inbound food deliveries to ensure consistency and quality of all items delivered for the kitchen operation.
  • To assist the Head Chef with specials planning, costing, daily GP% financial sheets, payroll and all operations of the kitchen.
  • Ensure all health and safety practices are followed, and participate in controlling stock and portion control.


  • Have worked as a Junior Sous Chef in a high-pressure kitchen environment
  • Will have a passion for fresh produce
  • Be able to effectively run a kitchen
  • Be organised and able to communicate effectively with a team.


Recognition schemes, pension, “refer a friend” bonuses.

29 days’ holiday including 8 public holidays.

Meals on duty, dry-cleaning, season ticket loans.

Healthcare, Perkbox discounts.

Development including cross-training, development programmes and language classes.

Social events and paid volunteering.

Discounts for you, friends and family to stay at Meliá worldwide

Competitive salary

What will it be like to work for Meliá?

Meliá Hotels International is unique among the 20 largest international hotel groups in having an origin in leisure and the ideal size to combine exceptional hospitality with management that is efficient and close to its stakeholders.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, religion, age or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company.