Role: Commis Chef

Location: The Royal Court Theatre, London (with some requirement to work additional shifts at other venues associated with Royal Court Theatre productions
Salary: £29,000 per annum plus a share of service charge that is paid to the team.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join the Royal Court Theatre, on a permanent basis, as Commis Chef. You will provide reliable and efficient support to the kitchen team and take responsibility for a section in the kitchen.

The Commis Chef provides, swiftly and efficiently, dishes of excellent quality and presentation to the specific requirements of the restaurant menu. Together with your colleagues you will develop an exciting and sustainable restaurant menu.

You work closely with the kitchen team and the Bar and Restaurant Manager, Bar & Floor Supervisors and Head of Operations and Sustainability. This role is perfect for a passionate chef at the start of their career looking to learn and progress. We’re currently restructuring our food offer and kitchen team and there is plenty of scope to shape the kitchen and food offer.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Passionate about sustainable cooking and healthy food
  • Be comfortable cooking a variety of diets including vegan and vegetarian
  • Enthusiastic team worker with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use your initiative and prioritise tasks

Further details of the role can be found in the job pack. If you are interested in this role, please review the job description and send your cover letter and CV to by no later than 14th April 2024. Please address how you meet the criteria set out above within your cover letter. To note, we will be shortlisting applications on a rolling basis, and reserve the right to close the role early.

To note, your application can also be sent through in the form of a voice note, or PowerPoint presentation (no more than five slides).