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Head Pastry Chef job

Location London, Greater London, UK
Sector Corporate Catering, Hospitality & Staffing
Job Role Kitchen Staff
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £45,000-£50,000 GPA
Job Number  55569
Created 05 November 2019

Greycoat Lumleys on behalf of top London catering company is looking for Head Pastry Chef to join their team. The company is looking for a candidate with events and fine dinning background, who is able to work under pressure and high volume. 

As Head Pastry Chef you will:

  • Have a passion for creating high quality desserts with the ability to show creativity and meet the needs of our clients

  • A desire to continuously learn and develop your pastry skills.

  • Take responsibility for the effective execution of the dishes for the event

  • Execute all events from small canapé receptions of 50 guests to large sit down dinners up to 100 plus guests, to a high standard

  • Ensure consistent presentation and the highest standards are achieved at all times.

  • Be able to develop the more junior chefs and work effectively with freelance / agency chefs.

  • Daily supervising of the freelance and temporary chefs both at the kitchen and onsite at events.

  • Effectively communicate across all sections of the kitchen.

  • Comply with all health & safety and food safety policies and procedures.

  • Work closely with the Executive Chef

Ideally looking for candidates who:

  • Currently are Head Pastry Chef, or highly experienced Pastry Sous Chef

  • Ideally come from an event catering background and understand the upper end of the market

  • Be passionate about delivering high quality pastry dishes using the finest ingredients

  • An excellent team player with a positive and enthusiastic attitude

  • Working within budgets and schedules

  • Be a clear communicator and enjoy being part of a team


Additional benefits: 

  • A highly competitive remuneration package

  • Provision of chef whites and shoes

  • Sociable working hours

  • Career development and training opportunities

  • Life assurance cover

  • Pension Scheme

  • Meals on duty

  • Staff discount

  • Discounted gym membership

  • Access to our Cycle to Work scheme

Hours: full time

Salary: highly competitive

Contact: Justyna

Please note that previous registration and portfolio will be required 

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