Head Pastry Chef

Location
London
Salary
Up to 50.000
Posted
14 May 2018
Closes
11 Jun 2018
Ref
compass/TP/408098/41370GB
Contact
Miss Gaynor Beech
Job Function
Pastry Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a Head Pastry Chef to lead our pastry operation across all areas of Tottenham Hotspurs new stadium with a flourish of finesse and flair.

Main responsibilities
  • Responsible for the production of high end restaurant quality desserts for all event days
  • Responsible for the day to day production for high street facing operations
  • Assuming full control of the pastry department, ensuring that safety, quality, quantity and appearance standards are met at all times
  • Responsible for the supervision and direction of approx. 5 chefs working in the pastry section
  • Supervise the delivery of the food service provision required utilising all available resources effectively and efficiently  ensuring that all meals are provided to the required quality standards at the specified times to create a consistent customer experience
  • Provide the highest level of customer service by role modelling the Levy UK values and behaviours at all times to colleagues, customers and clients
  • Assist with the preparation of all event menu costs in accordance with the correct pricing structure and provide in a timely manner to your line Manager
  • Drive sales, manage volumes and compliance through preferred suppliers and local sourcing where applicable
  • Deliver client tasting sessions for event planning
  • Legislative and company HSE procedures and standards compliance
  • Assist the culinary department to manage and control labour costs and to ensure they meet or exceeds company budgets
  • Be flexible and comply with any reasonable requests made by your line Manager including if necessary working within other units within reasonable distance

 

Ideal candidate
  • Have a real passion for patisserie and cooking with creative flair
  • Strong team player
  • Great organisational and communication skills.
  • You will be ambitious, confident and resilient
  • You are a nice person who enjoys leading a talented brigade
  • You have a passion for fresh ingredients and enjoy creating stunning dishes time and time again
  • Proven track record in high quality environments and have the confidence and ability to demonstrate your own style
  • Able to illustrate how you keep pace with food trends and translate them to exciting and appealing menu and food offers
  • You have a guest first approach and are able to adapt style to a broad range of experiences
  • You take a hands-on approach
  • IT literate
  • Experience within a similar role
  • City and Guilds 706/2 or NVQ level 3 or equivalent pastry qualification
  • Knowledge and experience of supervising or managing people
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene/level 2

 

 

 

About the company

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK& I and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients including Twickenham Experience, Tom’s Kitchen at Somerset House and The O2, through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.