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Head Pastry Chef - Perth

Leisure & Hospitality
Ref: 90 Date Posted: Thursday 17 Jan 2019
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Pastry Chef

Perth

£28k to £30k + Discounted Live-In

About the Opportunity

We are currently handling an exciting opportunity for Head Pastry Chef to join our successful client within the hospitality sector based in Perthshire.  The role offers a highly competitive salary with generous discounted live-in arrangements as well as great discounts and family benefits on overnight stays and various outdoor activities.  If successful in your application, you will also be joining an organisation with a rich history and a strong focus on individuality and career development.

About the Employer

The hotel is an iconic destination for a variety of travellers with an enviable reputation for its service, quality, and customer care, as Pastry Chef, you would be expected to bring your own creativity and culinary expertise to ensure the high standards and its great reputation are maintained.  The hotel has over 60 onsite activities meaning it is a big draw for families and a wide range of restaurants, cafes and bars around the resort.  Above all, the hotel has great people throughout the organisation which ensures a positive working environment for all, where fairness and personal development are encouraged and maintained throughout the business.

About the Job

As Head Pastry Chef, you will lead and develop the Pastry team in creating a variety of desserts, pastries, cakes, petit fours and range of bread.  You will also support the catering for the various restaurants in the facility, the busy afternoon tea service in the cafes and, also the Banqueting & Events department which hosts a range of functions.  You’ll not only be creating great pastries for the guests, but also great memories as a place with a great reputation and delicious desserts.  As Head Pastry Chef you will be in charge of a small, but busy, department working with the Executive Head Chef in the main kitchens and be able to demonstrate your ability to work with high volumes and keep calm when the pressure is on.

You will also be expected to set and maintain exceptional performance standards through the effective use of resources and ensuring consistency in quality and value.  The guest experience is paramount, and we would expect you to be setting a great example for the junior members of the kitchen to ensure that company standards and statutory obligations are maintained at all times.

About the Person

To succeed in this role as Head Pastry Chef, you will most likely have successfully operated within a similar kitchen environment at a similar level and be able to demonstrate consistent career success.  Above all, you will be passionate about your craft, a strong focus on teamwork and a willingness to learn and do things differently. 

The Reward

The salary package for the Head Pastry Chef role offers £28k to £30k depending on experience with an excellent benefits package including pension and product discounts along great potential for career progression.  If you have the necessary skills and personality, and you’re looking for a move send your CV to careers@tworiversrecruitment.co.uk or, alternatively, contact Chris Feeney on 07773 475518 for a confidential discussion.