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Pastry Chef

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Pastry Chef - Moreton-in-Marsh

Hospitality & Catering
Ref: 992 Date Posted: Monday 08 Apr 2019
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Pastry Chef

Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

As a Pastry Chef, you will be working alongside our client's dedicated Patisserie team at their organic farm in rural Gloucestershire, producing the highest-quality Patisserie products for sale and also via their Wholesale customers. You will be striving to deliver the best performance in order to ensure that all work is completed efficiently, safely and appropriately. Previous experience as a Pastry Chef in either a restaurant/hotel or food production environment is essential. You will be working within a fast-paced, varied and extremely rewarding environment, and your responsibilities will include the following:

Pastry Chef Daily Duties:

  • Ensuring that all ingredients are prepared, weighed and measured ready for production

  • Executing/baking a wide range of pastries, cakes, biscuits, scones, tarts, puddings and other confectionary to the highest possible standards

  • Working safely and efficiently to ensure that all daily orders are completed at a fulfilment rate of 98% or above

Pastry Chef Personal Qualities:

  • Strong team-playing attributes with a passion for Patisserie specifically, cooking in general, and great quality organic produce

  • Being open, honest and tolerant of others

  • Having a positive, ‘can do’ attitude

  • Having a great attention to detail

  • Always showing an eagerness to learn and develop, taking pride in your work and never overlooking poor standards

  • Continually striving towards the improvement in quality of our client's Patisserie range

Company Compliance:

  • Participating in the effective communication amongst the team regarding any changes to recipes, procedures and/or operational needs, and amongst the company and other customers regarding any quality issues/shortages in the required timescale

  • Attending training courses when requested

  • Complying with the Production Unit’s internal and external audit requirements

Great Food:

  • Executing all products as per company specifications and quality standards

  • Handling and treating the food as if it were your own

  • Carrying out all food preparation in a timely and professional manner

  • Adhering to the standards set out by the Soil Association and SALSA

Great Standards:

  • Working towards minimising wastage, and ensuring that any unavoidable wastage is recorded accurately   

  • Ensuring that all products have fully recorded traceability throughout the entire production process

  • Complying with the latest food safety legislation

  • Promoting a positive image of, and acting as a strong ambassador for our client's brand