Demi chef de partie - Pastry

  • The Berkeley
  • Kitchen
  • Full time

We are currently seeking a creative and exceptional demi chef de partie to join our pastry team around head pastry chef Mourad Khiat at The Berkeley

With an independent spirit and an eye for style, The Berkeley is the epitome of modern British luxury. Rooms are by leading designers, and London’s original fashionista afternoon tea is served daily in the Collins Room. The Berkeley is perfectly positioned between Hyde Park, fashionable Knightsbridge and the residential neighbourhood of Belgravia. Its signature experiences include the famed Blue Bar, two Michelin-starred dining in Marcus and the Bamford Haybarn Spa, with heavenly swimming pool. 

Main duties & responsibilities

As a Demi chef de partie you will play an integral role in our renowned and creative pastry team and will be responsible for culinary delights for our in-room dining, banqueting events and our world-famous fashionista's afternoon tea Prêt-à-Portea at the Collins Room restaurant.  You will assist the Pastry team with the preparation of exquisite patisserie and desert dishes, and our award winning afternoon tea cakes and biscuits. As a Demi chef de partie you will also supervise the Commis chefs, apprentices and trainees within your section.

Entry Requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative Demi chef de partie who we anticipate will have worked in a similar role within the hospitality industry. You will be a team player, have excellent communication skills and attention to detail in order to deliver outstanding quality and service.

Other skills that will need to be demonstrated include:

  • Exceptional culinary skills
  • A high degree of artistic flair and cake decoration skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A high standard of personal presentation
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Confident and professional approach

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Critical illness cover
  • Paid Birthday Leave
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties

Terms & conditions apply to all benefits


In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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