Pastry Chef de Partie

  • The Berkeley
  • Kitchen
  • Full time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Chef de Partie to join our Pastry Kitchen 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, The Berkeley Bar & Terrace with its inspired interior styling, Michelin-starred dining in Marcus and Bamford Wellness Spa.

Main duties & responsibilities

Main responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Pastry team in the preparation and service of our famed Pret-a-Portea afternoon tea, decadent desserts, pastry amenities and baked goods, ensuring that the highest standards are maintained at all times.
  • Supervise all staff in your section and provide support to junior chefs when needed.
  • Be fully conversant with all Restaurant, Bar, In Room Dining and Banqueting menus, ensuring efficient communication is maintained between the Pastry Kitchen and all F&B outlets.
  • Assist the Executive Pastry Chef and the senior chefs in the creation of seasonal desserts and VIP amenities for in-house guests and special events.
  • Attend regular team briefings and training sessions to ensure that your product knowledge, preparation methods and techniques are up to standards.

Entry Requirements

As a Chef de Partie you will work closely with the Pastry Sous Chef and assist in the day to day operation of the pastry kitchen. You will be passionate about working with the finest and freshest ingredients; you will be responsible for the making of an indulgent range of delicate desserts, superb petit fours and other patisserie.

Successful candidates for our Chef de Partie opportunity will demonstrate genuine dedication to The Berkeley and show a commitment to consistent quality in our product and service.

This is an exciting role for a talented individual who is looking for a new challenge and wants to join a fast paced and high performing hotel team renowned for their approach and delivery of impeccable service.

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
  • 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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