Head pastry chef

  • The Connaught
  • Kitchen
  • Hélène Darroze
  • Full time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented and ambitious Head  pastry chef to lead the Pastry Brigade at the award-winning 5-Star Deluxe 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, two 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

As Pastry chef you will be responsible for the day to day running of the fine dining Pastry kitchen, and ensuring delivery of exceptional quality and consistency. You will lead the Pastry brigade to ensure quality standards are achieved and will have a key role in training and developing the team. You will manage the operation, including stock control, budgetary management and health and safety.

Entry requirements

As Pastry chef you will be an excellent team player with a hands-on and organised approach to your role, passionate about your team and working in a leading hotel operation. You must be able to develop your team’s creative style, while building a stimulating and exciting environment within the department. With this in mind, you will have previous management experience at a similar level and have proven experience within a quality hotel and/or restaurant Pastry 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

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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