Pastry Chef

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  • Department:
    Food & Beverage
  • Position Commitment:
    Full Time
  • Funding Source:
  • Location/Hotel - click here for more information on the property:
  • Vacancy Reference:
    1051
  • Vacancy Start Date:
    17 September 2018
Funding Source:
  • The Grand York

The award-winning Grand Hotel & Spa in York is Yorkshire's only 5-star hotel & boasts 207 luxury bedrooms & invigorating Spa within its Edwardian building. The perfect destination for Spa Days or Spa breaks in Yorkshire, offering the very best in traditional English style and service, set off with a friendly Yorkshire welcome.  Our guests can experience the luxury, opulence and style of the golden age of travel at The Grand Hotel & Spa, housed in the iconic former headquarters of the North Eastern Railway Company. The brand new Rise restaurant, terrace and bar offers locally sourced contemporary cuisine allowing guests to enjoy a feast of dishes in an immersive and social dining experience. And the amazing Hudson's restaurant- has recently been awarded 3 AA Rosettes for culinary excellence.

Pastry Chef

The Grand Hotel and Spa

We are now looking for a Pastry Chef to join the fantastic team at The Grand Hotel and Spa, York's only 5* property.

Being a key part of the Splendid family, all our team members need to be able to promise to:

  • Being the Best;
  • Making Responsible Decisions;
  • Treating others, the Way They Would Like to Be Treated;
  • Continually Challenge Yourself and Each other.

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensure that a high standard of preparations and presentation is achieved before any dish leaves the kitchen.
  • Check kitchen stock and control on a daily basis.
  • Composition of the afternoon tea menu, the rise dessert menu and special events 
  • Ensure accurate records are kept at all times relating to the food production and wastage, for all service periods.
  • Make sure that all foods are labelled, stored and handled in accordance with the Hotel and Health and Safety requirements.
  • Ensure all hygiene, health and safety standards are adhered to and the Hotel’s Health & Safety policy are complied with..
  • Menus must be followed to ensure all financial targets are achieved.
  • Assist in the development of menus and specials
  • Maintain a high standard of discipline to reduce waste and accidents. 
  • Adhere to all the company's procedure on health, safety and hygiene.
  • Attend departmental meetings.
  • Complete all required training (Food Hygiene & Safety, Health & Safety & Fire Safety).

 

Person Specification

1.  Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Right to work in the UK
  • Strong customer awareness and focus
  • Able to work flexibly to suit the hours (various shift patterns) & needs of the kitchen
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to effectively deal with team and customers
  • Ability to work and interact well as part of a team
  • Sound organisational skills with the ability to identify and juggle priorities

2.  Proven experience/education level

  • Previous kitchen experience is essential
  • Previous experience in a luxury environment is essential

 
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The Grand Hotel & Spa York
Grand Hotel, York, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, YO1 6GD
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