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Pastry Chef

Pastry Chef

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We have a fantastic opportunity for a Pastry Chef to join an esteemed and successful 4-star hotel in the Keswick area which is within the Lake District National Park, Cumbria.

The ideal candidate, for this role, will have previously worked in a quality hotel and have gained their most recent experience in a fine dining environment.

You should also bring  banqueting, in a luxury setting, and kitchen management experience to the table.

For you, the opportunity offers a great package of employee benefits, a chance to grow your career in the luxury hotel sector and a chance to showcase your talent and creativity.

Your new job

  • Creating pastries, baked goods, and confections
  • Create seasonal dessert dishes to enhance and complement the menus
  • Decorating pastries and desserts to ensure beautiful and tasteful presentation
  • Custom-made desserts and pastries for special occasions, such as weddings
  • Ensure that high standards are maintained in the quality of food, both as to its preparation and presentation
  • Monitoring the stock
  • Ordering new supplies, ingredients, and equipment
  • Preparing ingredients and handling baking and other kitchen equipment
  • Ensure excellent quality throughout the dessert service
  • kitchen management including stock control, HACCP
  • General office related duties
  • Ensure that all policies, procedures, standards and guidelines are adhered to receipt and storage of provisions; monitoring stock rotation and ensuring that all food is labelled clearly and correctly

About you

  • Established Pastry Chef with a luxury hotel and fine dining background
  • Experience of managing kitchens during the absence of the Head Chef
  • Well versed in banqueting

Salary and rewards

  • Salary of £30,000 – £35,000 per year – 45 hours per week
  • Paid overtime
  • Live in accommodation available (including meals, internet, laundry facilities etc)
  • Generous staff discounts – 50% off food & up to 50% off accommodation at sister hotels, restaurants and bars
  • Career progression – Accredited compliance training, Hospitality specific online training platform
  • Learn while you earn – Apprenticeship training up to level 6
  • Staff meals for all staff whilst on Duty
  • Staff Discounts at many of the Lakes local attractions
  • Regular division of gratuities
  • Pension scheme
  • Working in supportive teams of hospitality professionals
  • Yearly staff appreciation awards hosted by the Directors
  • Free staff Employee Assistance Programme
  • Outstanding employee of the quarter award
  • Refer a friend scheme to earn up to £500
  • Monthly staff prize draws
  • 28+ days holidays increasing by one day every year after 5 years, up to 33 days
  • Annual salary reviews


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Job Overview
Chef and Kitchen
Offered Salary
£35,000 Per YEAR
Job Location
Keswick, Cumbria
Job Type

Paul Murphy


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