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Pastry Chef De Partie - London

Employer
Levy
Location
London, Greater London
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 May 2024

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Pastry Chef De Partie - London

Pastry Chef De party - National Theatre
  • 40000 per annum
  • Who We Are:Levy UK & Ireland is the vibrant and exciting sector of Compass Group, the world's largest catering company. We work at some of the greatest venues in the world, delivering legendary experiences in food, drink, and hospitality.In the UK, we are proud to have a wealth of long-standing partnerships with venues across sport, entertainment, and events. Our partnerships include venues such as Wimbledon, Twickenham, Edgbaston, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Principality Stadium, Scottish Event Campus (SEC) and ExCel London.We are culinary champions - it's what we do and it's what we are passionate about. At the core of our work is the belief that sustainably sourced great food and drink, coupled with exceptional service is key to creating legendary experiences.Focussed on ?doing the right thing' for our people and the planet, sustainability, wellbeing, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what we do.We have a commitment to being Net Zero by 2027, are official partners of the British Paralympic Association, and are proud to pay all our team members at least the Real Living Wage or London Living Wage.We collaborate with some of the UK's most game-changing and well-loved brands, all sharing our vision for bringing best-in-class experiences.
  • Medicash - Healthcare benefits, including dental, optical and therapy treatments (includes up to 4 dependent children)
  • Aviva Digicare - Free annual healthcare check
  • Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work)
  • Entertainment discounts - up to 55% off cinema tickets
  • Health & Wellbeing discounts - Discounts for Nuffield Health (20%) and Pure Gym (10%)
  • Travel discounts - Discounts with holiday companies such as TUI and Expedia
  • Shopping discounts - Save up to 15% at high street and online stores by purchasing Shopping Cards
  • Meals on duty
  • Vodaphone discounts
  • Pension scheme and Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 23 days + BH's and additional day off for your birthday
  • 2 days additional leave, following return from Maternity leave during first year back
  • Competitive and supportive family benefits
  • Day off for baby's first birthday
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • On-going training & development and career pathways
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Financial wellbeing programme and preferred rates on salary finance products
  • More about the role:Role Purpose:
    To prepare, assemble, cook all menu dishes, providing high quality dishes for the customer and client. Assist in general cleaning of the kitchen, maintaining high standards of hygiene. Drive sales through centrally driven menu plans and promotions and ensure compliance through preferred suppliers. Provide high quality service to customers and client in line with a food service offer that is applicable to sector and client.
    About Us
    The National Theatre, one of the UK's leading arts venues, reaches millions of people each year through live and digital programming, creating, and sharing performances in London, across the UK and internationally. The organisation strives to be accessible, inclusive, and sustainable. It empowers artists and craftspeople to make world-leading work, inspires young people, and works with communities. Based in the heart of London's South Bank, the venue is home to multiple performance spaces and is attended by over a million people annually, operating year-round to provide a welcoming space for audiences and visitors alike. NT Food and Drink, a partnership formed between Levy UK & I (part of Compass Group), KERB Events and the National Theatre, enhances the experience of visitors to the NT. Through delivery of great hospitality across the building and with a wide range of venues from Espresso bars, cafes, theatre bars or pubs and restaurants, whether theatre-going or not, we're able to meet the needs of our guest and add to their experience of visiting this iconic venue.
    Key Responsibilities
    To prepare, cook and assemble menus aligned to client environment and centrally driven menus and promotions where appropriate Follow set portion control and ensure all food is purchased in the first instance from our preferred list of suppliers wherever possible Use your passion to assist with desserts specs and plate ups Create and follow recipes Work as part of a team to create customer satisfaction Successfully create customer pleasing dishes To ensure all food is stored, handled and packed at the correct temperature and in accordance with Food Handling and Hygiene Regulations. To maintain records of temperatures and remedial action taken where necessary, reporting all issues to your line manager Use machinery as shown and trained to ensure equipment is used safely and in accordance with legislation, and reporting of equipment issues to your line manager To ensure that work areas are kept clean and that all waste is recorded and disposed of correctly. To be competent and skilled to work in all areas of preparation, cook and counter service. Ensure the quality and presentation of the food is to the highest standard and specification. Ensure the quality and the presentation of hospitality catering is to the highest standard To comply with all Health and safety legislation. To attend and comply with any training by Brands, Health and Safety, Food Safety etc. To ensure you comply with current dress and personal hygiene regulations. To be responsible for monitoring and recording, day to day production schedule of each menu item. Person Specification Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Keen eye for attention detail. Builds good working relationships with all stakeholders and delivers a service that exceeds expectations. Relationships are characterised by a high level of acceptance, co-operation and mutual respect. Responds quickly to changing circumstances by being flexible. To not only accept change but to seek it out. Value different perspectives and ideas. Adheres to a strong set of moral, ethical and professional principles which shows soundness of personal character, honesty and truthfulness. Takes personal responsibility and accountability A real "people" person, with rounded leadership and planning skills, with a capacity to grow and develop into new areas of expertise as required Knowledge and understanding of recipes Passion for Food, especially pastry Keep up to date with market trends and competitor performance. Strong team player Previous Experience as a pastry chef or within a pastry kitchenAbout you:At Levy UK & Ireland, we take pride in fostering a workplace culture that celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion. We believe that our differences are our greatest strengths, and we are committed to creating an environment where every individual is valued, respected, and empowered.Our team is a vibrant tapestry of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, which enriches our creativity, innovation, and overall success. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities, promoting fairness, and ensuring that all voices are heard.We firmly believe that a diverse team leads to innovation and creativity. We welcome candidates from all walks of life and backgrounds to join us in our mission to create a supportive and equitable work environment where everyone has the chance to excel and collaborate.Join us in our journey towards a more diverse and inclusive world, where every person has the chance to thrive and contribute their unique talents. Together, we can achieve greatness.As part of Compass you'll help to feed people, fuel progress and forge connections in around 6,000 venues. Join us to grow your career with the industry leader, and get competitive pay, great perks and unrivalled opportunities for learning and development, at one of the UK's biggest businesses.Job Reference: com/0304/99418001/52634101/SUCompass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!

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