Pastry Chef

  • £26500 - £32500 per annum
  • Dumfries
  • Posted: 19/07/2022
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 112111664

Job Details

We are looking for a Pastry Chef to join an award winning, fine dining restaurant in the heart of Dumfries.
A chef who wants to be part of an exciting journey, learning news trends and sharing their own creative flare and ideas. 
This family owned business invest in people and will help you develop further.

Roles and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be based in the Kitchen predominantly on the pastry section, however they will have the opportunity to work on all sections of the kitchen. This exciting position offers opportunity to progress into a higher role.
Responsibilities of a Pastry Chef include, but are not limited to:
- Preparing all aspects of the pastry section under guidance from the senior chefs
- Helping with deliveries
- Measuring ingredients accurately
- Developing future pastry dishes
- Petit fours production
- Daily bread production
- Assisting with stock rotation
- Following high standard of health and hygiene regulations
- Cleaning of kitchen and store areas

Key Requirements:
The successful candidate should have a lot of stamina, be able and eager to learn, and be passionate about food. The candidate should also be versatile and flexible, so they are able to gain experience on each section of the kitchen and meet the demands of the business.
The successful candidate should have a proven track record working within an AA Rosette or Michelin Guide awarded restaurant, or similar standard.

Any of the following qualifications are preferable:
- City and Guilds Pastry Level 2 or 3 (or equivalent qualification)
- SVQ/NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Professional Cookery
- City and Guilds Diploma in Professional Cookery
- HND/HNC In Professional Cookery
- Basic/Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate

The hours
The role is 5 days out of 7, 40 hours per week; working for a company who are passionate about you having a work life balance.

Salary and benefits
Up to £32,500 per annum, depending on experience.
Career progression and bonus schemes available.
Off-site, nearby accommodation available if required.
Uniform, pension, cycle to work scheme, group discount and more.

Interested? Apply today and start the discussion.

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