Head Pastry Chef

Job Title: Head Pastry Chef
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Egham
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-03-21
Reference: DHHP103
Contact Name: Darius Habibi
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2019 16:52

Job Description

Head Pastry Chef – Luxury Hotel – Egham  £35k - £40k + Service Charge

Role Overview:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Pastry Chef in a 5 star luxury hotel and wedding venue in Egham, Surrey. The main purpose of this role is to lead, inspire, motivate and be accountable for the pastry kitchen department.

This is a high pressure role where complete and simultaneous ownership of the guest experience, team performance and administrative tasks must be delivered creatively and with care. You’ll be working 5/7 days with a salary of up to £40k + Service Charge.

Responsibilities as a Pastry Chef (Egham):

-        Lead the Pastry section

-        Train other pastry chefs

-        Come up with innovative menu ideas with the other lead chefs

-        Ensure all Health & Safety Legislation is followed

-        Stock and GP control

What you need to get the job of a Pastry Chef (Egham):


-          Previous experience as a Senior Pastry Chef

-          Busy restaurant experience – min 70 covers, peaking at 120

-          Ideally having worked in 2 rosettes or 1 Michelin in the past with experience of working at the level we aspire to,

-          Someone with natural talent who is looking to refine and progress their cooking and management style

-          Willing to work in a whole kitchen team and manage a brigade

-          Continually able to move with current culinary trends

-          To be able to recognize, inspire and develop future stars

-          Understanding of business mixes – business guests, local guests and hotel residents

The Reward/Benefits:

-        Salary of up to £40K per annum

-        5/7 days per week

-        The chance to join a prestigious establishment  

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Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we can only respond to applicants with relevant work experience.


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