Head Pastry Chef

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
South West
£32,800 to £33,456 per annum
Salary Description:
competitive plus fantastic benefits and service charge
Exclusive Hotels
Job Ref:

We are looking for a Head Pastry Chef to manage the patisserie service who is passionate about offering locally sourced produce through their menu
Job DescriptionHospitality is all about people and Exclusive Hotels and Venues are committed to ensuring our people are happy and well rewarded so that in turn, they pass the positivity onto our guests. As well as excellent training, development and progression opportunities, other benefits for successful candidates include;

       Competitive salary
       Complimentary meals whilst on duty
       Complimentary car parking
       Discounted room nights across all Exclusive Hotels and Venues
       Discounts on food and beverage across all Exclusive properties

Main ResponsibilitiesOur successful Head Pastry Chef will be responsible for;

Ensure the smooth running of the Pastry Section, and develop the kitchen brigade to the required level and standards.
Proactively seek new ways and methods of producing pastry products
Work with the Head/ Exec chef to ensure menus are always reflecting current trends and guets requirements.
You will have overall responsibility for creating new ideas for the dessert menu
Manage stock control and product cost systems.
Possess good communication skills within the kitchen and with other departments.
Be guest focused at all times and show willingness to be flexible to fit in with business/and event requirements.
Implement with the Head/Exec Chef training requirements for all kitchen personnel including health, hygiene and safety practices.
Assist the Head / Exec Chef in menu writing, planning and be proactive in assessing current industry trends and initiatives.

The Ideal CandidateOur successful Head Pastry Chef will have…

A high level of understanding of health & safety and food safety guidelines within the kitchen.
The ability to help manage junior team members ensuring they are also aware of and follow safety guidelines without exception.
Previous experience in a Luxury Hotel Kitchen would be preferable.
A strong understanding of the high standards that are required in a 4*/5* Hotel environment.
Relish the pressure of the kitchen environment.
A high level of motivation with exceptional attention to detail.
Enjoy working as part of a large team and have the ability to work under pressure.
Be confident, professional and have strong interpersonal skills.
Highly motivated with exceptional attention to detail.
You must have a have a good level of English with excellent communication skills.

About The CompanyExclusive Hotels and Venues is a family owned collection of six individual and characterful country house hotels and venues situated across the south of England. Offering every imaginable leisure, wedding, meeting and training requirement and more they are all situated in beautiful locations, surrounded by acres of stunning countryside and gardens.

Contact Details:
Exclusive Hotels
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: David Carroll

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