Remuneration

Competitive


Location

Richmond


Closing Date

13-Aug-22


Apply now

Petersham Nurseries Ltd.

Pastry Chef

Remuneration

Competitive


Location

Richmond


Closing Date

13-Aug-22


Pastry Chef - role responsibilities

To Act as a vital part of the Kitchen Team by running the day-to-day operation of your pastry section of the kitchen & supporting the Sous Chef with basic management tasks.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the operation and organisation of the pastry section of the kitchen
  • Taking supervisory responsibility for the section including managing breaks and workload throughout the day and ensure that the Chefs adhere to the strict policies regarding food safety and hygiene.
  • Motivate the team by setting daily standards and daily goals.
  • Ensure you are following the correct recipes at all times and the product is made to specification.

Product knowledge

  • Understand Petersham Nurseries philosophy by demonstrating thorough knowledge of food and ingredients.
  • Ensure all menu items are produced to a consistent high standard of quality and presentation.
  • Set daily production levels and guidelines for the section.
  • Ensure that all recipes are prepared to specification, including temperature, seasoning, flavour and presentation by conducting spot checks and make any corrections as required.
  • Monitor stock levels and inform the Sous Chef of any issues.
  • Planning and forecasting of stock and orders and assist the Sous Chef with the ordering of stock.
  • Ensure stock transfers are correctly recorded.
  • Ensure wastage is correctly separated.

Process & Policy

  • Ensure the work unit is fully compliant with Health & Safety, Fire Safety, COSHH, Food Hygiene legislation etc.
  • Ensure that Food Safety standards are adhered to by enforcing the high standard of hygiene and sanitation in all food-related outlets.
  • Must ensure that all administration for the section is completed according to all deadlines such as fridge temperature logs, wastage sheets, staff food/transfer & bar sheets.
  • Implement recommendations from Food Safety Audits.
  • Understand and consider the importance of planning and forecasting by raising issues as required.
  • Involvement in ad hoc project work
  • Responsible for the organisation of the section walk in fridges, fridges and freezers including food rotation and labelling, Chef is responsible and accountable for these procedures.
  • Maintain and update the recipe books for the station.
  • Raise any performance concerns to the Sous Chef.
  • Plan the workload for the upcoming week.

Profit

  • Ensure that good waste routines are in place within the section to minimise loss and ensure all waste is logged.
  • Ensure that all stock being used can be accounted for.

Technical Skill

Using your experienced technical pastry skills to ensure each recipe and dish is produced to reflect our high standard at Petersham Nurseries Café.

  • Resilience and Composure
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Planning and Organising
  • Communication
  • Working with others
  • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
  • Adhere to Company Health & Safety Policy & Code of Conduct Standards.

Other

  • This is a physical role which will involve:
  • Heavy lifting
  • Dealing with machinery
  • Standing for long periods of time

You will be joining our team at Petersham Nurseries Richmond 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

Competitive


Location

Richmond


Closing Date

13-Aug-22


Apply now