Pastry Chef - South London

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What you'll be doing:
We are currently looking for a talented and experienced Pastry Chef to join our catering team, who produce outstanding food using the finest and freshest ingredients in this highly prestigious Independent Schools Contract near South London. We pride ourselves on producing absolutely everything on site and offering our clients creative, innovating and cutting edge menus.

We are looking for someone that can help drive our food offer forward working alongside the Catering Manager and Executive Chef.

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

Please note: This role is contracted to 48 weeks per year

More about the role:
Key Responsibilities:
  • Development and delivery of all food items - breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, staff lunch and event menus
  • Report any food safety/health and safety issues to management immediately
  • Minimizing and recording of all food wastage
  • Assisting Head Chef with menu and product costing
  • Working with KP/ G.A to maintain high standards of cleanliness in the kitchen
  • Working with senior management to deliver "an exceptional bespoke experience"
  • Responsible for production of all bread, pastry, baked products and sweet products
  • Responsible for creation and updating of all recipes for pastry section
What we'll give:
Fantastic Independent Day & Boarding School

Salary £29800

Christmas off

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Receive Wow Points every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
Who you are:
  • High standards and be quality driven
  • Creative and passionate about pastry/bakery work
  • Committed to food and customer service innovation
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to develop and work well within a team
  • Proven track record with stock management, H&S and food safety.
  • Passion for high quality tasty food, and someone who keeps up to date with food trends
  • Organised, able to make robust judgements and prioritise
  • Enthusiastic, motivational, someone who strives for excellence
  • Have a flexible approach with a "can do" attitude
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

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