Executive Pastry Chef

Daylesford, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
10 Apr 2023

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Executive Pastry Chef  

Our Daylesford family is growing, and we are looking for a passionate Executive Pastry Chef to join our busy team at Daylesford, based at our organic farm in Gloucestershire.

Full-Time contract, based on 45 hours per week, Usual shifts are 6.00 am to 3.00 pm Monday to Friday, however, flexibility would be needed to cover the needs of the business on a rota basis. Good work/life balance with No Evening work.

Compatible salary of £50-£55,000 PA Depending on experience


We offer:

  • 28 days paid holiday (increasing to 33 days with length of service)
  • Training and development to advance your career
  • Staff shuttle bus service
  • 50% staff lunch discount (at local Daylesford store)
  • Free food and drink available on shift (and in the office)
  • Daylesford & Bamford 30% discount from day 1
  • Bamford 60% discount on skin care range from day 1
  • 10% Discount across our pub group
  • Team member of the month awarded £150 per month (added to your pay)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme Bonus up to £1000
  • Access to a variety of discounts on retail, restaurants, and cinema tickets
  • Wellness-focused – employee helpline, voluntary health cash plan,
  • Milestone awards years 1, 5, 10, 15, 20+
  • 2x Company parties per year
  • Organic veg boxes - seasonal
  • Cotswolds farm visits
  • Straight shifts, good work-life balance
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Subsidised private medical insurance

Full access to our benefits platform including:

  • Lifestyle and cinema discounts
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Health cash plan
  • Information and support on financial and health related wellbeing
  • Cycle to work (coming soon!)


Daylesford: people who want to make a difference

At the core of Daylesford is our care for the environment, our animals and our people. For over forty years we’ve strived to inspire change and nurture growth, and our teams are made up of people who take pride in what they do every day. We know that together we can make a difference for the future of our planet and the wellbeing of our customers


About the role

The executive pastry chef is responsible for ensuring that patisserie budget requirements are exceeded without compromising the patisserie teams’ ability to produce the highest quality Daylesford organic products

Uniforms and safety shoes are provided.


Main responsibilities

  • Ensure that staff complete all mandatory training in the required timescales
  • Ensure a smooth and structured onboard for your new hires, supporting your management team to deliver a consistent welcome
  • As Patisserie expert, share knowledge in-store and with marketing, to help grow sales
  • Respond to complaints and requests for information in a timely manner
  • Ensure the Patisserie team carry out all baking duties with care and diligence to guarantee the production of a consistently high standard of product, along with minimal levels of wastage
  • Ensure that cleaning standards are maintained at all times
  • Continually strive towards the improvement in quality of Patisserie products, and inspire the team to embody and fulfil this same ambition
  • Propose and develop a regular flow of new, innovative and best-in-class pastry products to excite our consumers
  • Manage sourcing and maintenance of equipment and consumables


If you would like to be part of our truly unique business – we would love to hear from you. Please send us your CV today.

We aim to attract, recruit and develop people from a wide range of backgrounds, with different perspectives, ideas and experiences. We seek to create a productive environment, representative of different cultures and groups, where everyone has an equal chance to succeed. If you feel you need any reasonable adjustments to be made in order to apply for a vacancy at Daylesford, please contact the Recruitment Team by visiting our website.

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