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Head Pastry Chef



We are delighted to be working alongside a 2AA rosette stunning 4* Luxury hotel in Windermere seeking a Head Pastry Chef to join this upcoming passionate brigade.

The property has 30 bedrooms on average caters for 20 exclusive weddings a year and is only open through afternoon tea and dinner service, the kitchen is well equipped and recently under the direction of a new head chef actively seeking further accolades.

The team is composed of 8 chefs and kitchen porters, working a 45-hour week based on variety of shifts.

The restaurant does 40-50 covers on an average evening, to a high 2 rosette standard with this newly appointed head chef from a 3AA Rosette background he is really aiming to push the property to further success.

There is the potential of accommodation for the right candidate simple down to the location of this property, the salary on offer is £26,000 per annum depending on experience with paid overtime after the set contract hours.

Candidate Role

  • Pastry chef experience in a 3 AA Rosette is essential
  • Ideally from accredited restaurant or hotel background
  • Great time management
  • Be able to produce high numbers of desserts for Conferences and Banqueting up to 100 covers
  • Good communication skills
  • Creative and initiative with a great personality
  • Must be able to motivate and direct the pastry team member
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Be able to work consistently working to all specifications

Candidate Specification

  • 2/3 Rosette experience is essential
  • Ideally from a hotel background
  • Experience in conference and banqueting an advantage
  • A calm, cool head under pressure
  • Attention to detail and a meticulous approach
  • Excellent time keeping, man management and personal skills
  • Be friendly and approachable
  • Be focused and driven to produce standards of excellence


The Employer

  • 30 Bedroom
  • 2AA Rosette restaurant
  • Lakeside location
  • Newly Appointed Award-Winning Head Chef
  • Paid Overtime
  • Fantastic Salary + Tips

Extra Information

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 the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.


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