Sales Assistant - Cedric Grolet Patisserie

  • The Berkeley
  • Food & beverage
  • Full time

We are seeking passionate and driven individuals to join the patisserie opening team of Cedric Grolet at The Berkeley.

In early 2022, distinguished French chef Cedric Grolet will unveil his first patisserie outside of France, at The Berkeley in Knightsbridge. This will be a key new addition to The Berkeley’s already impressive food and beverage roster, bringing Grolet’s world renowned artistry to the capital.

Cedric Grolet at The Berkeley will see two iconic patisserie signatures brought together for the first time – Grolet’s famous Fruit creations, and his exquisite Flowers. Grolet is famed for his culinary ‘trompe-l'œil’ where patisserie genius is used to create optical illusions. Pastries, viennoisseries and exclusive new creations will also be available for guests and customers alike.

Customers will be able to take away, or sit and enjoy his creations at The Berkeley Café, an entirely new 60 seater space within the hotel. The Berkeley Café will serve ‘Goûter Cedric Grolet’ – an entirely new teatime ritual.

Main duties & responsibilities

Successful candidates for our Sales Assistant opportunity will demonstrate genuine dedication to Cedric Groluet at The Berkeley and show a commitment to consistent quality in our product and service. You will have:

  • Previous Retail Assistant experience preferably within a patisserie
  • A passion for food and delivering an excellent customer service 
  • Great communication skills and be a team player with 
  • The ability to work in a high pressured environment
  • Excellent attention to detail

Entry Requirements

This is an exciting role for a talented individual who is looking for a new challenge and would love to be part of this exciting new venture. You will be joining a fast paced and high performing hotel team renowned for their approach and delivery of unparalleled 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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