Alexander Hotels

Chef de Partie (Pastry) - Alexander House, Sussex

£24,000 per annum
28 Sep 2016
18 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time




Reporting to the Executive Chef/Snr Sous Chef you will be leading the pastry section with the support of a Commis Chef in this brand new 3 Rosette kitchen. The kitchen brigade is made up of 18 chefs and 5 kitchen porters so there is a great team to support you.  


You will be responsible for;

  • Ordering and stock control
  • Designing with the Executive Chef menu items for afternoon tea, restaurant as well as banqueting menus
  • Produce plated desserts for all menus to 3 Rosette standard
  • Supervision of Commis Chef to achieve consistent standards

The business is varied offering catering for Spa Guests, Leisure clients, Local guests as well as corporate, conference and banqueting function guests. Alexander House is a popular wedding venue with weddings taking place in the Shelley Suite as well as in the private Wedding Garden. 


The ideal candidate would be someone who has worked in a quality environment and is now seeking their first head pastry chef role with responsibility for the Pastry section.

  • Demonstrate during a trial shift the practical ability to be able to produce plated desserts to 3 Rosette standard
  • Demonstrate flair and creativity to build on the successful afternoon tea menu
  • Hold the experience to manage the multi menu requirements and busy banqueting operation
  • Flexible shifts covering breakfast, lunch, dinner service including weekend working (5 days per week)
  • Quality experience in a fresh food environment
  • The passion and drive to contribute to the future success of the kitchen brigade who continue to develop award winning dishes



  • 4 weeks holiday
  • 8 Bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Employee uniform
  • Temporary assistance with relocation can sometimes be given

Following completion of the company's 3 month probationary period access to a range of company benefits including:

  • Discounted hotel accommodation for yourself and your family at all hotels
  • Discounted hair treatments at our two Utopia Spas
  • Discount off all food & beverage at all hotels
  • Discount of individual treatments booked in our two Utopia Spas
  • Discount on retail products in our two Utopia Spas

Refer a friend staff recruitment scheme In additional you will enjoy a range of other benefits when you celebrate your 1 yr, 3 yr and 5 yr anniversary including; your birthday off paid, complimentary overnight stays, complimentary lunch/afternoon tea and service related holiday 

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