Remuneration

Negotiable


Location

Richmond


Closing Date

14-Aug-22


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Petersham Nurseries Ltd.

Pastry Sous Chef

Remuneration

Negotiable


Location

Richmond


Closing Date

14-Aug-22


Pastry Sous Chef

Running the day-to-day operation for the Restaurant Pastry section & Teahouse cakes and Afternoon Tea section. This will involve a combination of both Pastry and overseeing the Baker duties. Supporting the Head Chef & Senior Sous Chef with basic management tasks.

Principal Accountabilities of the Role

  • Help to develop new seasonal desserts for Petersham Nurseries Café, Afternoon Tea & the Teahouse cake menu that reflects Petersham Nurseries brand, style, and ethos.
  • To ensure that correct recipes are always followed, and that specification, quality and presentation standards are met
  • To ensure consistency of production
  • Conduct regular spot checks against presentation, taste, seasoning etc and adjust as required.
  • Maintain and update the recipe books with images for the station.

PROCESS & POLICY

  • Responsible for the operation and organisation of Afternoon Tea / Baking section of kitchen.
  • Planning and managing the workload throughout the day, week, and month
  • Forecast and set daily, weekly, and monthly production levels
  • Planning, forecasting, and recording of stock and orders. Assisting the Sous Chef with the ordering of stock.
  • Work with the Head Chef to create guidelines for the section
  • Ensure that all administration for the section is completed according to deadlines such as fridge temperature logs, wastage sheets, staff food/transfer to the Petersham House/transfer to the Bar sheets.
  • Ensure that Food Safety standards are adhered to by enforcing the high standard of hygiene and sanitation in all food-related outlets.
  • Implement recommendations from Food Safety Audits.
  • Responsible for the organisation of the section walk in fridges, fridges and freezers including food rotation and labelling.
  • Ensure that good waste routines are in place within the section to minimise food waste/loss and ensure all waste is logged and accounted for.
  • Involvement in ad hoc project work
  • Any other reasonable request required by the Head Chef

Other

This is a physical role which will involve:

  • Heavy lifting
  • Dealing with machinery
  • Observe the rules & procedures of the employee handbook.
  • Adhering to the companys EHO & Health & Safety policy
  • Involvement in ad hoc project work
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals
  • Working in extreme temperatures

Petersham Nurseries is a place of calm where you can reconnect with nature, restoring a sense of balance and space. By celebrating aspects of the home, garden and food, we offer a destination that encourages you to step back and embrace a lifestyle of positive living.

A lifestyle destination that inspires, celebrates and shares exceptional knowledge and creativity, it has naturally evolved into an internally recognised brand and thriving business. In turn, we have established a culture and raised a Petersham family of like-minded individuals who share their lifelong passion for organic gardening, culinary excellence, ethical and sustainable sourcing, as well as drawing out beauty in the simplest of things.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Remuneration

Negotiable


Location

Richmond


Closing Date

14-Aug-22


Apply now