Pastry chef

£26,500 + benefits
14 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
VML Pastry chef
Job Function
Pastry Chef
Contract Type
Full Time


  • To work with Head Chef, Sous Chefs and kitchen team to maintain high standards of work in the kitchen and quality of food in its preparation, cooking and presentation.
  • Take responsibility for personal development by attending training sessions or meetings as required and maintain knowledge of current industry trends 


  • Work to ensure that the highest standards of food preparation, cooking and presentation and constantly and consistently maintained
  • Maintain a clean working environment in line with all current Health, Safety and Hygiene regulations, adhering to Food Handling and Villa Mamas SOPs
  • Keep all areas of the kitchen are clean and tidy at all times, including your section being left clean and tidy ready for end of shift handover
  • Create, prepare and decorate desserts, cakes and bread.
  • Plate desserts in service
  • Inspect quality of ingredients
  • Liase with Head chef and Sous chef regarding suppliers
  • Follow all kitchen opening and closing procedures
  • Handle, store, prepare and serve all food products safely and in accordance with Health & Safety regulations and Villa Mamas SOPs
  • Adhere to standardised recipes and specifications to maintain consistency and standards
  • Complete fridge and stock lists as required
  • Operate all kitchen equipment and conduct yourself with safety in mind at all times
  • Report any maintenance requirements and hazards in the workplace to the Sous Chef or Head Chef



  • Minimum 1 year experience
  • Experience in high volume, upscale restaurant kitchens preferably with knowledge of Arabic cuisine
  • Language Skills: English required, Arabic an asset
  • Working proficiency in MS Office
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • High energy, positive attitude, willingness to learn and grow
  • Well-presented and well groomed
  • Results oriented with ability to prioritise and attention to detail
  • Team member with an appreciation for a fast-paced diverse, multi-cultural environment


  • Approximately 44 hours over 5 days
  • Competitive salary

Start date: mid-July