Pastry Sous Chef

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

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented and ambitious Pastry Sous Chef to join the Pastry Team at the award-winning 5-Star 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

As Pastry Sous Chef, you will:

  • Be assisting the Executive Pastry Chef and Executive Pastry Sous Chef in the day to day running of the Connaught’s Pastry kitchen brigade.
  • Oversee the operations of The Connaught Patisserie, Jean-Georges Restaurant, In-Room Dining, Events, Bars and all amenities, ensuring delivery of exceptional quality and consistency.
  • Assist in leading the Pastry brigade to ensure quality standards are achieved and will have a key role in training and developing the team.
  • Assist in managing the operation, including stock control, budgetary management and health and safety.

Entry Requirements

As Pastry Sous Chef, you must:

  • Be an excellent team player with a hands-on and organised approach to your role.
  • Be passionate about your team and working in a leading hotel operation.
  • Be able to develop your team’s creative style, while building a stimulating and exciting environment within the department.
  • Have previous solid experience at a similar level and proven experience within a quality hotel and/or restaurant Pastry kitchen team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented pastry chef who is ready on to take a new challenge to develop your career within an award-winning hotel company.

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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