Head pastry chef

  • Claridge's
  • Kitchen
  • Full time

At the centre of London’s Mayfair, Claridge’s is a unique combination of splendour and charm, renowned for its impeccable, intuitive service. The hotel’s original art deco interiors have been interwoven with modern flourishes such as our wonderful, contemporary suites. It also has a famous all-day dining restaurant, the Foyer & Reading Room, and two bars: Claridge’s Bar and the intimate Fumoir.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Head Pastry Chef, you will:

  • Lead a creative and dynamic team, who are responsible for the development and production of all pastry items at Claridge’s
  • Be responsible for managing the daily operations, ensuring that recipes are followed perfectly
  • Take pride in supporting and developing members of your Brigade, whilst perfecting your own skills to ensure continued innovations in our culinary offerings

Entry requirements

We are currently seeking an outstaying, creative individual to join our Kitchen Brigade as Head Pastry Chef.  The successful candidate will be a highly skilled individual who is motivated by leading a team of Pastry Chefs and working as part of the wider Kitchen Brigade.  We are looking for an applicant who thrives under pressure, is outgoing, flexible, well organised, and has excellent attention to detail.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of similar environments.

Other skills that will need to be demonstrated include:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Team-player
  • Good organisational skills
  • Experience of leading a large team

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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