Head Pastry Chef - London

London, Greater London
Competitive hourly rates of pay, leisure facilities membership, free meals whilst on duty & a global Marriott discount program
04 Jul 2022
18 Jul 2022
Full Time
Head Pastry Chef - London

Posting Date Jul 01, 2022
Job Number 22111297
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location The London EDITION, 10 Berners Street, London, London, United Kingdom
Brand Edition Hotels
Schedule Full-Time
Relocation? N
Position Type Management
Located Remotely? N

EDITION Hotels combine the visionary genius of boutique hotelier Ian Schrager, the service delivery of a world-class luxury hotel, and the global reach of Marriott International to create an entirely new experience in the world of hospitality. Our hotels are stunning microcosms of the world's top cities, featuring the finest in dining, entertainment, nightlife, and service to create an enchanting experience that makes your spirit soar!

But to create this magical experience, we need you.

EDITION is hiring warm, out-going, authentically amazing people who are looking for a place to work that inspires them, challenges them and makes them proud to come to work. A place where service comes from the heart, not from a handbook. A place that delivers a never-ending theatrical performance that continuously delights and enchants each and every one of our guests.

We invite you to join us today.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head Pastry Chef to join and help lead the culinary team at The London EDITION and award winning Berners Tavern Restaurant. 

As Head Pastry Chef you will work alongside our Chef Partner, Jason Atherton and our Executive Chef. You will be responsible for leading the Pastry team on a daily basis. You will be innovative, resourceful and ensure cost effective management to maximise F&B profitability and maintain health & safety standards in the kitchen. You will guide the team, identify the developmental needs of others and coach others to improve their knowledge and skills. 

In this role you will be heavily focussed on Berners Tavern Restaurant kitchen operation and will also oversee the Room Service, Bar and Banqueting pastry culinary operation. The award-winning Berners Tavern is a gastronomic gem in a truly breath-taking setting. We offer a contemporary British menu that is simple yet elegant, using the very best products in the British Isles. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to lead a motivated team in what we define as the beating heart of The London EDITION hotel. 

Are you ready to step into the limelight and take the next big step in your career? 

What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience as a Head Pastry chef in a high quality restaurant or hotel
  • Strong awareness of trends and seasonality of produce;
  • A highly creative approach to your work with excellent attention to detail;
  • Experience in maintaining and respecting brand-approved Look Book standards for guest amenities
  • Proven ability to manage, train and motivate a team
  • Experience in managing staff costs, scheduling and reviewing staff rotas and holidays;
  • Strengths in finances, purchasing and menu costing;
  • A working knowledge of health and safety, compliance and procedures;

Would you like a job that gives you...

  • Discounted accommodation in over 9,000 hotels all over the world. Yes, 9,000!
  • 5 breakfast when staying in any of our European hotels
  • Discounted food & drink in all our restaurants and bars
  • Discounts for your friends and family
  • Free gym membership
  • Wellness and mental health programmes
  • Flexible scheduling
  • 31 holiday days (including bank holidays), increasing with length of service. 
  • World class training and development, including leadership development and WSET
  • Unlimited career opportunities (internationally and locally)
  • Half price cinema tickets
  • Specially curated discounts in thousands of shops
  • Amazing staff parties
  • ...and much more

If this sounds like the perfect place for you, apply to be our next Head Pastry Chef today!

EDITION is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.