Pastry Chef - Burton-on-Trent
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.