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Head Pastry Chef – 5 Star Hotel & Spa

  • Job Location

    West Sussex

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    £40000.00 - £42000.00/annum Service charge + bonus & incredibl


Head Pastry Chef – award-winning 5 Star Hotel & Spa
£40000 - £42000 + Service charge + bonus & incredible benefits and training and development!
Nestled in the Beautiful Country side of West Sussex
Ref: LS52531

Do you have previous experience within a similar environment?
Do you have a flair and imagination for development?
Are you financially aware and able to deliver costing and work within budgets?
My client is a luxury 5 star Hotel and Spa in West Sussex offering the best in relaxation. With stunning surroundings, they offer award-winning dining, with a Michelin star fine dining restaurant, a stunning Brasserie, and afternoon teas. Due to continued success and year-on-year growth, they are now seeking an enthusiastic and creative Head Pastry Chef to join their fantastic Pastry team!

Purpose of the role
As Head Pastry Chef, you will assist the Executive Head Chef to manage and oversee all aspects of the Pastry department to an outstanding standard. Ensuring all team members are fully trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of Pastry production and to assist in the implementation of any relevant health and safety training within the pastry department and wider kitchen.

Head Pastry Chef Duties and Responsibilities;

Deliver pastry to all areas of the hotel in line with the Executive Chefs guidelines.
Ensure that all food delivered is to the standard agreed in the standards operating procedures manual and that all team members are aware of and trained in these standards
Consistently uphold seasonality of product and implement as agreed with Executive Chef
Regularly develop new pastry items to meet the taste and dinning requirements of our guests
Facilitate weekly meetings with team to communicate upcoming business demands, training needs and new ideas
Ensure the provision of ongoing training and development for the Pastry team
Provide coaching and guidance to new team members, with induction training and ongoing training and development
Participate in the recruitment of new employees
Support and facilitate team members in participation in local, national and international competitions
Management of stock control and rotation within the Pastry department
Manage menu preparation and pricing in line with the stated F&B objectives of the hotel and the brand
Ensure the use of procedures that minimize wastage and over-production
Produce rotas that control payroll costs of the department
Maintain relationships and contracts with suppliers
Participate in preparation and implementation of the strategic business plan
Plan the yearly food revenue and profit target to meet the required Gross Profit
Manage the preparation and presentation of food products to ensure quality at all times
Monitor and check guest satisfaction daily, relaying feedback to the team and Executive Chef
Head Pastry Chef Experience and Skills required:

Previous experience within a similar environment is essential
Flair and imagination for development
Skilled at training and setting standards
Ability to communicate effectively across department both within and outside the kitchen
Financially aware and able to deliver costing and work within budgets
A good understanding of allergens and ability to work with these in mind

Competitive salary
Complimentary meals whilst on duty
Complimentary car parking
Discount scheme
Discounted room nights across all of the hotel’s properties
Discounts on food and beverage across all of the hotel’s properties
This is an INCREDIBLE opportunity, so please do not hesitate in sending your CV to Lesley today!
Email: [email protected] .(url removed)

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