Pastry Chef de Partie

Swanage, Dorset
£22-25k + Tronc + Live In + Benefits
20 Dec 2018
17 Jan 2019
VAC8582 - 2018 - CA7130FC
Hotel jobs
Job Function
Pastry Chef
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company is possibly the most talked-about group of hotels to emerge in recent years.  

The Company’s hotels are more like a restaurant with rooms and kitchen garden. The concept was created in 2011 and has been recognised with many accolades and industry awards.

The Company is still expanding with new openings in the pipeline. Their ethos is to want to give their staff a great place to work that is fun, professional and just a little bit different, with bags of opportunity.

The Company is currently looking for a dedicated, organised Pastry Chef de Partie to join their kitchen team, at one of the most exciting award-winning hotel and restaurants in Dorset. The position is permanent.

Key Features of the Role:

As a Pastry Chef de Partie you will oversee the pastry section and be responsible for the junior staff in your section.

You will work enthusiastically as a member of a busy kitchen team.

You will assist in coaching other staff.

You will undertake training and development from Senior Chefs.

Knowledge and Skills:

You should be an accomplished Demi CPD Pastry Chef or a Pastry Chef De Partie with experience ideally of working across all areas of a pastry section within a large kitchen.

Above all you must be a real “foodie” able to spread the word to the Company’s customers about the importance of the art of serving good, fresh and local food in an ever-increasing world where convenience is becoming the norm, they need people who have a love and passion for all things food.

You should possess ambition to continually push yourself to move up to the next career level.

Your practical experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.

You will be a great team player with good organisational skills with the ability to thrive in a very busy hotel and restaurant, where the Company’s reputation for consistently preparing, cooking and presenting dessert and pastry dishes to the right quality, is second to none.

You should have a passion for producing the perfect pastry dish every time, having a desire to aim for high standards.

Previous experience in a similar role requiring a broad food knowledge and precise attention to detail is essential, with fresh, quality food and someone who can thrive under pressure in a busy kitchen environment.

You must have your own transport due to the rural location of the hotel, if you choose not to live in.

So, if you like what you have read, and are ready for a new challenge, then please make an application now.

What’s on Offer?

A basic salary of £22K – £25K per annum plus tronc worth around £2500 per annum. A live-in option is subject to availability and personal contributions towards the rent.

You will work 4 days on 3 days off.

Holiday entitlement is 20 days plus all bank and public holidays, rising by 1 day each year for 5 years.

The Company also offers a Pension, Meals on Duty, Uniforms, Long Service Awards, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, Perkbox employee discount scheme, Discounts on room rates across the Group’s hotels and Discounted meals and Spa days across the Group’s hotels.

In addition, there will be access opportunities with leading hoteliers, chefs and hospitality entrepreneurs, with a chance to shadow and train with them.

Development opportunities exist within the Group and they look to grow their people by way of a “Budding Entrepreneurs” Programme, their in-house hospitality training scheme.

Applicants Please Note:

Please do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Pastry Chef.

For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to making an application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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