This very busy independent all-day café/restaurant situated in one of London’s parks is looking for an experienced pastry chef/baker to run the daytime bakery operation. The company operate 2 busy sites and the air-conditioned bakery produces sourdoughs, ciabattas, cakes, traybakes, muffins and pastries for both cafes. This includes the eat in and food-to-go counters and seasonal sourdough pizza doughs too.
It is professionally equipped with Chandley ovens, Ferneto Mixers & JAC Slicer etc.
Working in a small team, you will be responsible for all aspects of the production and the efficient overall running of the bakery during the day. There is a night baker who is responsible for most of the bread production.
Meeting and reporting daily production targets for the two cafes
Developing and managing all recipes and production within the cafe’s remit
Managing the sandwich and salad box offering for both cafes
Managing accurate and clear packing
Stock management and ordering
New product development
Food safety and hygiene
Required: Qualifications / Skills / Experience
Passion & enthusiasm for pastry, bread & raw ingredients
Several years’ experience in a similar bakery or patisserie
Team player with a strong work ethic
Meticulous, organized and punctual
We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable pastry chef/baker with good commercial bakery experience 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.
5-day week Daytime only
Salary: £35,000 + depending on experience
Company Pension Scheme + meals and drinks on duty.
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