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Head Pastry Chef

We are looking for a creative and dedicated Head Pastry Chef at Terre à Terre.

This is a full time permanent position offering a great work life balance.

The restaurant has a reputation for serving a very high quality and unique product. We have a dedicated and acclaimed pastry section offering a full dessert menu and specials, afternoon teas, breads and chocolates plus a range of retail and sweet products.

Necessary Requirements:

We would like to see a solid history within your CV with at least two years or more at senior Chef de Partie Pastry level or Head pastry chef level within a similar operation to Terre à Terre.

You will need to be confident able to work under pressure, we have a fast paced service that requires nerve, skill and precision.

We make everything in house, therefore you will need to be able to organise, oversee and execute all the production in the pastry section and various other baked items from different sections.

You will need to be confident and able to follow precise recipes, create and write recipes plus maintain and improve quality in standards, presentation and development.

We have have a small but perfectly formed team on pastry, so we would need you to be a clear manager and a leader with excellent communication skills to carry this team forward.

You will need to have the capacity to train and nurture Juniors in the team.

You will need to have a positive upbeat attitude and to be strong team player and we require that you have a keen understanding of day-to-day kitchen management as a whole.

Fluent English is essential and eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

What we can offer you:
— 2 days off per week off together
— Generous salary and share of gratuities.
— 40 - 48 hrs per week.
— Overtime is often available and paid per hour
— Meals on duty and 40% discount for yourself and family when dining in the restaurant
— Pension and holiday scheme.
— Internal and external training.
— Career development

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious team player who wishes to further their career and take on new challenges.

If you are interested in joining the team or want to find out more please send your CV with a covering letter:

Job Type: Full-time