Experienced Sourdough Baker and Pastry Chef
This very busy independent all-day café/restaurant situated in one of London’s parks is looking for an experienced baker to strengthen the team as the company is about to increase production with the launch of a second venue. The in-house bakery produces sourdoughs, cakes, traybakes and muffins for both eat in and the food to go counter as well as savoury tarts and quiches and a sourdough pizza menu too. It is professionally equipped with Chandley ovens, Ferneto Mixers & JAC Slicer etc.
Duties will include all aspects of the preparation, baking and finishing of a full range of breads, sourdoughs, cakes and pastries in line with daily production targets. Everything is finished by hand with an obsessive eye for detail.
Required: Qualifications / Skills / Experience
- Passion & enthusiasm for pastry, bread & raw ingredients
- Several years’ experience in a similar bakery or patisserie
- Creative flair
- Team player with a strong work ethic
- Meticulous, organized and punctual
We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable baker/pastry chef with good commercial bakery experience, specifically the production of sourdoughs, and a “can do” attitude to work. Capable of working in a small hands-on team delivering a high standard product; in touch with responsible food provenance and industry trends and capable of leading the team when left in charge
Salary: £30,000 + depending on experience
Company Pension Scheme + meals and drinks on duty.
Excellent work/life balance