Splendid Family - Pastry Chef (1765)

Pastry Chef

  • Department:
    Food & Beverage
  • Position Commitment:
    Full Time
  • Funding Source:
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  • Salary:
Funding Source:
  • The Grand York

Work at York’s finest address, The Grand York, and be a part of creating five star experiences for our guests. We pride ourselves on offering true Yorkshire hospitality in grand surroundings and welcome applicants who wish to help us achieve this goal on a daily basis.

The Grand York, is Yorkshire’s only AA accredited 5 star hotel and is housed in the former Headquarters of the North Eastern Railway. Following a recent expansion, our hotel now boasts 207 luxurious guest rooms, two restaurants – The Rise, and the 3 AA Rosette Restaurant, Hudsons alongside our 1906 Bar, exclusive White Rose Lounge, seven conference and events spaces, a spa and the a brand new Cookery School.

Pastry Chef


We are now looking for a talented, creative Pastry Chef to join the fantastic team at The Grand, York's only 5* property. In return for your knowledge and skill....

We’re offering

  • Competitive salary
  • Full time, permanent contract
  • 20 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Heavily discounted hotel stays and food & beverage discounts
  • Development opportunities within the Splendid Hospitality Group
  • An award wining benefits platform
  • Death in service benefit
  • Pension scheme
  • Meals on duty
  • Uniform

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:

    • To maintain high standards of customer care.
    • Implement both absolute and department food standards.
    • Ensure correct mis-en-place is ready for service and following day.
    • Assist other sections where possible during preparation and/or service.
    • Ensure all aspects of food hygiene and assured safe catering are adhered to.

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 preferable

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