Pastry Chef - Burton-on-Trent

Recruiter
Hoar Cross Hall
Location
Burton-on-Trent
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Pastry Chef - Hoar Cross Hall, Burton-on-Trent

Responsible to: Head Chef, Sous Chef

Job scope and main purpose of job:

Taking responsibility for the daily operations of the Pastry section, working effectively alongside the head chef and ensuring that all current health and safety issues are followed

Key Responsibilities:


To assist the head chef in liaising regularly with all suppliers, ensure keen market prices are maintained, any substandard goods are credited.
To ensure all ordering is placed correctly and sufficient stock is maintained in the Head Chefs absence.
Ensure all orders received are in good condition, any substandard goods are returned.
Assist the senior chefs in all related food hygiene regulations are followed by yourself and the kitchen team.
Promote and maintain a high level of hygiene in kitchen using cleaning schedules
Ensure all staff wear and maintain their uniform. All uniforms are to be kept in clean condition whilst on duty.
Ensure the daily completion of food and fridge temperature sheets
To maintain a positive professional atmosphere throughout the kitchen area; lead by example, and assisting where help is needed.
To help train, supervise and motivate kitchen team.
Assist the Head Chef & senior chefs in reducing wastage,
To assist the Head Chef and senior chefs with monthly stock-take
To have input, compile and design regular monthly menus using fresh ingredients,
To ensure the efficient daily stocking & ordering of kitchen items in the Head Chefs absence or when required to do so.
To ensure all desserts & pastries for breakfast, lunch and evening are kept at a constant high standard.
To ensure all pastry work served in the restaurant is at the standard required
To ensure efficient delegation of kitchen duties between kitchen team
To have an input in the regular change of desserts for lunch and evening service.
To ensure a high level of communication with Head Chef, Restaurant Manager/seniors is maintained thru use of weekly meetings, daily briefs.


Health & Safety Duties


To use all of Health & Safety Guidelines
To use all COSHH & food hygiene guidelines
To use all P.P.E required for duties
To know all fire & Evacuation procedures


The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organization and the overall business objectives.