Head Pastry Chef - Canary Wharf

Location
London
Salary
36000
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Closes
07 Dec 2018
Ref
compass/TP/16802/44435/EN
Contact
Mr Edward Nesbitt
Job Function
Pastry Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head Pastry Chef - Canary Wharf

Up to £36,000

At Restaurant Associates our vision is simple - 'Bringing people together with brilliant food, brilliant service and brilliant associates'

Our inspirational food is alive with flavour and nutrition, sourced in a socially responsible manner for the well-being of our customers,communities and the environment and we match this with the excellent service of our brilliant associates.

Our values are our DNA - INSPIRATIONAL FOOD - INNOVATIVE SPIRIT - ASSOCIATES WHO EXCEL - STRONGER TOGETHER

We are currently looking for a talented and experienced Head Pastry Chef to join our catering team, who produce outstanding food using the finest and freshest ingredients in this highly prestigious contract.

We pride ourselves on producing absolutely everything on site and offering our clients creative, innovating  and cutting edge menus. As well as imagination, passion and creative flair, you’ll need experience of leading a talented kitchen brigade as a Pastry Chef - inspiring others to always achieve excellence.

In return we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary.

Main responsibilities
  • Management of all food concepts for all special events, including concessions and hospitality ensuring that the company’s reputation for quality is enhanced with customers and clients at all times
  • Support the existing team in food production covering both the retail operation and the Hospitality and events operation by providing advice, expertise and innovation
  • Possess an exceptional drive for quality for Hospitality events
  • Responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH
Ideal candidate
  • Proven experience in a role as Head Pastry Chef from a 5 star venue being able to demonstrate a track record of catering for large numbers but at the same time making the customer feel that their meal has been individually prepared for them.
  • Immaculate presentation, outgoing, passionate, excellent communication and customer service skills are required for this highly visible position.
  • Have a ‘big personality’, great people skills and be able to develop, train and inspire a small team.
  • Food Innovation and development is essential along with being up to date with current food trends
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Superb culinary skills
  • Good financial understanding
  • High standards and be quality driven
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A 'Can do' attitude
About the company

Our Company vision is Great People, Great Service, Great Results and we believe your contribution is crucial to the success of the business. To achieve our vision we live by the values of Integrity, Team work, Passion, Can-Do and Responsibility.