Executive Pastry Chef

  • The Connaught
  • Kitchen
  • Main Pastry kitchen
  • Full time

A fantastic and unique opportunity has arisen for a talented and passionate EXECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF to lead the Pastry Kitchen brigade at the award-winning 5-Star luxury Connaught Hotel.

Found at the heart of Mayfair village, The Connaught blends tradition with contemporary flair. With its bespoke service, 3,000-piece art collection, three Michelin-starred restaurant Hélène Darroze at The Connaught and London’s only Aman Spa, it has always been the choice for connoisseurs of the art of living well. Jean-Georges at The Connaught offers all-hours informal gourmet dining; and the exquisite Connaught Bar has won prestigious awards for its masterful mixology.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

The Executive Pastry Chef is responsible for overseeing the day to day running and the strategic planning of the Pastry Kitchen at the Connaught; ensuring the delivery of exceptional service standards across all areas.

The Executive Pastry Chef is responsible for the management and review of all aspects of the operation including our people, standards implementation, guest service satisfaction and revenue. You will be responsible for the creation, management and fulfilment of your department’s budget and work closely with the Food and Beverage outlet managers to ensure we maximise all revenue potentials. As Executive Pastry Chef you will lead the pastry kitchen brigade and continue to develop their creativity working with the freshest seasonal produce and ingredients ensuring the quality, consistency and delivery of all menus.

Entry Requirements

You will be passionate about working in a quality, renowned food environment and be an excellent manager who motivates and develops your brigade. You will take a hands-on approach to your role and be able to organise and prioritise to ensure quality and service delivery. With this in mind, you will have proven experience ideally at Executive Pastry Chef level within a top quality restaurant or luxury hotel environment

Benefits Package

Here at Maybourne, we strive to reward our employees for the incredible work they do every single day. In return for your hard work and dedication we offer you:

Financial Stability

  • Excellent salary package.
  • Family Friendly company policies including enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay.
  • Holiday allowance increase after 3 and 5 years of service.
  • Travel Season Ticket Loans.
  • Pension Scheme*.

Health and Wellbeing Support

  • Subsidised monthly Podiatrist and Masseuse treatments.
  • Flu vaccination vouchers*.
  • Eye test vouchers and contributions towards glasses*.
  • 24-hour colleague assistance helpline.
  • On and off-site Occupational Health Service.
  • Death in Service salary contribution.
  • Various wellbeing activities focused on mental and physical health.
  • A complimentary state-of-the-art all-day dining staff restaurant serving a range of nutritious meals.

Recognition and Career Development

  • Referral Scheme ‘Introduce a Star’.
  • Instant colleague recognition and award programme with generous prizes.
  • Colleague of the month nominations with generous prizes.
  • Additional paid day off to celebrate your Birthday. 
  • Internal transfer and promotion opportunities.
  • In-house training and development team with a strong focus on career progression and personal growth.
  • Long service awards.

Memorable experiences

  • Preferential room rates per overnight stay for yourself or your family across Maybourne.
  • Hotel Guest Experience Stay* including an overnight stay and wining and dining at our renowned restaurants and bars.   
  • 50% Food and Beverage discount* across Maybourne.
  • Social events (Annual Awards, Summer Maybourne Picnic, Welcome to Work, Annual Colleague Party, Annual Colleague Children's Party, etc.)
  • Wedding and Baby gifts.
  • Retirement functions.

*Terms and conditions apply to all benefits.

Eligibility

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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