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Sous Chef

Closing date:
04 February 2022

Marylebone Cricket Club (the Club) is the world’s most active cricket club, custodian of the Laws of Cricket and is also the owner of Lord’s Ground, affectionately known as the “Home of Cricket”.  The MCC and Lord’s brands are renowned worldwide and are synonymous with excellence, prestige and providing an enjoyable customer experience, whether at an international cricket match or a special event.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the catering team within the position of Sous Chef. The successful candiate will work alongside a brigade of eight full-time chefs led by Head Chef, through to Executive Chef. The team strives to deliver innovative food design over a range of cuisines, service styles and varied catering numbers for MCC Members, corporate clients, private events and cricket related match days. Our aim is to maintain the high standards that are expected by our guests at Lord’s.

The duties vary greatly day to day from small, private events up to international matches. The successful candidate will manage and develop both our employees' and casual team’s creative styles through the production team.  The role is production led with occasional office duties and time management planning. The successful candidate will work alongside the senior kitchen team and office in producing and delivering seasonal menus, ensuring adherence to MCC and legislative hygiene and safety standards.

MCC is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national origin, religion, sex, and or other legally protected status.


  • A passion for food and driving a team
  • Calm, self-motivated, open minded, innovative
  • Knowledge of current food trends
  • Strong organisation and delegation skills
  • Experience in a fine dining environment and working at a multi-site operation
  • Managing a multi-cultural and diverse team
  • Working knowledge of budgets, stock taking, stock control and forward planning
  • Development of staff through training and management
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Significant flexibility is required for attendance on match days and working extended hours, including weekends.



  • We make informed decisions
  • We cut out inefficiency and complexity
  • We ensure that everything we do looks, sounds and feels high quality


  • We are welcoming hosts to people of all cultures and backgrounds
  • We pride ourselves on impeccable manners
  • We work with other organisations for the good of the game


  • We set our own high standards
  • We constantly seek out better ways of working
  • We encourage people to be imaginative in their work

Skills and ability testing will form part of the selection process

To view the job profile, please click here.

Please submit your CV and a covering letter/email, stating salary expectations, for the attention of Saima Hussain, Human Resources Advisor at


Closing date: Friday, 4 February 2022 at 15:00hrs.

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