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Pastry Chef - The Seafood Restaurant

Rick Stein
£29200.00 per annum plus tips
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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Job Type
Full Time, Part Time
Pastry Chef
  • Pay - £29,200 per year
  • Plus up to £7,000 per year in tips (based on last years figures, paid weekly)
  • Flexible shifts to suit your lifestyle
  • A Disability Confident Employer and a Top 100 Best Companies to work for

We are looking for an experienced Pastry Chef to join our friendly kitchen team at our iconic flagship restaurant The Seafood Restaurant in Padstow, Cornwall.  
We see ourselves as being in the 'cheering up industry' trying to make people smile with great food, drink and experiences.  
Ideally you'll be trained to Chef de Partie/Kitchen Supervisor level and have worked in a similar role before.

What you’ll be getting up to 
  • Food preparation and creating incredible desserts and baked goods
  • Helping to run the section alongside the team 
  • Ensuring raw and ready to eat foods and products stored correctly
  • Training and teaching the team 
  • Maintaining good hygiene in the kitchen 
  • Aiding with menu changes 

Check us out!
Want to know what it's like to work here? 
Check out our 'Life at Steins' media channels

Grow your career with us  

We're not just passionate about food, we're passionate about developing our people too.  Our current Head Chef, Pete Murt, has worked his way up through the chef ranks so he knows exactly how to support and develop your chef career with us. 75% of our managers have been promoted from within and we want to help you fulfil your potential. We'll invest in you with:  
  • Craft skills and training (wine and food tastings, supplier visits) to develop your knowledge and confidence 
  • Opportunities to move between parts of our business 
  • Encouragement to apply for bigger roles when the time is right 
  • Regular encouragement and support from your manager 
Flexible shifts. Family time and work/life balance is important to us, we'll work with you to find the shifts that work for your lifestyle, and full time employees can request to work a four-day week.  
Brilliant tips. On top of your salary you'll earn tips and these are paid weekly into your bank, aren't subject to NI deductions and you'll even get tips when you're on holiday!  
Staff discounts. You'll get 50% off in our restaurants, 20% in our shops and online and discounted hotel stays and cookery courses.  
Free meal for two. After one year with us, you'll get a complimentary 3 course meal for two people in one of our restaurants every year.  
Social events. You'll get the chance to meet Rick and the family at fun social events and parties.  
Plenty of food. We provide great quality meals whilst on duty, the chance to taste all our dishes as well drinks and snacks whilst you're on a break.  
Staff surprises. We like to make you smile, so there'll be little treats from us throughout the year. 
Holiday. You'll get 28 days paid holiday every year which increases after 2 years

Our Story 

Rick and Jill Stein started our family run business back in 1975, and today we employ over 600 happy staff. The business has grown from the first flagship Seafood Restaurant in Padstow to 10 restaurants across the south of England, plus hotel rooms, cookery school, shops and an online shop. Rick and Jill are still heavily involved in the business, as are their three sons Ed, Jack and Charlie. 
Good to know...  
Parking – there is plenty of free parking available in Padstow. 
Travel to work – Padstow is on the bus route from Bodmin, Wadebridge and Newquay with regular buses throughout the day. 
You can cycle safely to work from Bodmin and Wadebridge to Padstow along the Camel Trail. 
Uniform- we provide our kitchen teams with chef whites. 
Say Hello - 
We'd love to hear from you. To apply, email your cv to petemurt[at] or click apply to submit a quick application. 
If you would like any additional support or need any reasonable adjustments at any stage, please let us know. 

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