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Head Pastry Chef

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits: Great Tips, temporary accommodation available, nationwide discounts
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Hospitality
  • Contact: Jonathan Taylor
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 03301 743817
  • Job Ref: SF59284
Head Pastry Chef Role at a Distinguished Cambridge Hotel – A Sweet Opportunity!
Step into a role that lets your culinary artistry shine! My client, a prominent hotel located in the heart of Cambridge, is searching for a Head Pastry Chef with a passion for perfection and a penchant for creating delectable desserts.
Role and Duties:
  • Spearhead the pastry department as Head Pastry Chef, curating an assortment of desserts, afternoon tea delights, pastries, and petit fours.
  • Collaborate with the Head Chef, imparting your Head Pastry Chef expertise to enhance the skills of the culinary brigade.
  • As the Head Pastry Chef, you'll innovate and present visually arresting and tasteful desserts, setting the hotel apart.
  • Guarantee that all pastry creations meet the unwavering quality and consistency expected from a Head Pastry Chef of your caliber.
  • Manage the pastry department's inventory, ordering, and cost control with the acumen of a seasoned Head Pastry Chef.
  • Lead, train, and inspire junior pastry chefs, nurturing a culture of creativity and excellence under your Head Pastry Chef leadership.
  • Uphold the highest standards of food safety and hygiene, befitting the role of Head Pastry Chef.
  • Ensure smooth service coordination between the kitchen and dining area, a key responsibility for a Head Pastry Chef.
Who Are We Looking For?
  • A visionary Head Pastry Chef with substantial experience in a 5-star environment.
  • A Head Pastry Chef with a proven track record of culinary innovation and exceptional menu design.
  • A leader who embodies the hands-on, developmental ethos of a Head Pastry Chef.
  • Expertise in managing GP, wastage, ordering, and stock, essential for a Head Pastry Chef role.
  • Flexible and reliable, with availability that aligns with the Head Pastry Chef position's demands.
  • A generous salary of £40,000, reflective of the Head Pastry Chef expertise you bring.
  • Complimentary meals on duty to fuel your creativity as Head Pastry Chef.
  • Discounts across the Marriott portfolio, a perk for being our Head Pastry Chef.
  • An inclusive employee assistance program to support your well-being as Head Pastry Chef.
Make Your Mark: This is a call for a Head Pastry Chef ready to imprint their signature flair on a leading Cambridge hotel. My client is eager to welcome a Head Pastry Chef who can lead their team to new culinary heights.
If you're ready to rise to the occasion and relish the opportunity to be a celebrated Head Pastry Chef, apply now and craft a sweeter future with us!