Pastry Chef

  • Job Reference: com/0606/96112001/52422334/BU
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Employer: Compass Group
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Earl'S Court
  • Salary: £14.48 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Are you a creative and passionate Pastry Chef looking to showcase your culinary talents in a prestigious and supportive environment? Our renowned private hospital is seeking a skilled and innovative Pastry Chef to elevate our dining experience with exceptional and delightful pastries.
As a Pastry Chef at our private hospital, you will play a key role in delivering exquisite and nutritious desserts, ensuring our patients, staff, and visitors enjoy an exceptional dining experience. You will have the opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art kitchen, collaborate with a talented culinary team, and contribute to the well-being and satisfaction of our community.
Key Responsibilities
  • Create and Innovate: Develop and prepare a variety of high-quality pastries, desserts, and baked goods that are both delicious and visually appealing.
  • Menu Development: Collaborate with the Head Chef and Nutritionists to design menus that cater to diverse dietary needs and preferences, emphasizing health and wellness.
  • Quality Assurance: Maintain the highest standards of food quality, hygiene, and presentation, adhering to all health and safety regulations.
  • Ingredient Management: Manage inventor and ensure cost-effective use of resources.
  • Training and Mentorship: Guide and mentor junior kitchen staff, fostering a collaborative and educational environment.
  • Patient-Centered Approach: Customize pastry offerings to accommodate specific patient dietary requirements and preferences.
Key Skills and Qualifications
  • Culinary Expertise: Proven experience as a Pastry Chef 
  • Creativity and Innovation: A passion for creating unique and delectable pastries, with a keen eye for detail and presentation.
  • Strong Work Ethic: Excellent time management, organization, and multitasking skills, with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Team Player: Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively within a diverse culinary team.
  • Culinary Education: Relevant culinary qualification or certification in pastry arts.
  • Health and Safety Knowledge: Comprehensive understanding of food safety standards and regulations.

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • To help with the cost of living crisis, Compass will be providing a free meal or equivalent Subsidy while working
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

Part of Compass Group UK&I, Medirest is the specialist healthcare operating company of Compass Group UK & Ireland, providing a full range of hotel services, including staff, patient and visitor catering, domestics, portering, security and reception, at over 130 NHS Trusts and private hospitals.

Job Reference: com/0606/96112001/52422334/BU

Compass 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!