Pastry Chef

Cottons Hotel & Spa
Cottons Hotel & Spa, Knutsford
Competitive salary with great benefits
Closing date
8 Nov 2021

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As Pastry Chef, you will be a vital part of our high performing brigade and will be producing delicious pastry items and desserts plus other food in a well-equipped kitchen, developing your skills under the guidance of our talented Executive Chef and Head Chef. You’ll become a member of our family who helps us create amazing experiences for our guests through delivering warm hospitality in every interaction.

The restaurant is seeking to obtain a second rosette in the next 12/18 months with the food being described as seasonal and a Mediterranean theme, with a focus on local produce from the county and North West.

Your day to day

  • Use your eye for quality and creative flair to produce high quality food from scratch
  • Create seasonal desserts and afternoon tea items with the support of the Executive Chef/Head Chef
  • Manage a section within the kitchen, cooking with fresh ingredients
  • Ensure the highest levels of hygiene and safety are maintained at all times
  • Maintain areas of work and machinery
  • Control the order and storage of food supplies
  • Support other team members across the kitchen
  • Team work


Who are we looking for?

This role is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about pastry and desserts, a team player, committed and has a natural drive for excellence. If you are seeking to advance your career, we can support you to grow and improve your skills in a foward thinking team striving for a second AA rosette. 

Ideally, you will have a minimum of 2 years previous experience in a similar role in a bakery or pastry environment with the proven ability to produce high quality food, ideally using fresh produce and create new recipes and dishes on a seasonal basis.


In return, we are offering a rewarding role with scope for career progression along with;

  • Tips paid monthly
  • Wagestream - the ability to access up to 40% of your wages as you earn them each week
  • 28 days annual leave (rising to 33 days after 5 years)
  • Free use of our brilliant gym on site and discounted Spa treatments
  • Free meal whilst on duty
  • Discounted accommodation, food and drink in our beautiful properties across the country
  • Free car parking
  • Pension & Life assurance
  • A fun environment where you will receive training and support to develop & progress
  • Long service awards including free meals and free stays with your friends and family  
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