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Head Pastry Chef - Dinner by Heston Blumenthal


Mandarin Oriental
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Restaurant
Category: Chef and Catering Jobs
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Position: Head Pastry Chef - Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Job no: 512132

Employment type Full time

Property / Office: Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

Location: London, United Kingdom

Department: Management (Manager), Culinary / Kitchen

Head Pastry Chef, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, the two Michelin starred, award winning and internationally recognised restaurant located at the iconic Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, is seeking an experienced Head Pastry Chef.

This role will require the successful candidate to maintain incredibly high standards, displaying high levels of skill, creativity and attention to detail. You will oversee the direction of the Dinner by Heston pastry team. You shall be required to have an extensive understanding and skill in a range of classic and modern pastry techniques.

Key Responsibilities

* To lead the team and ensure excellent quality throughout the offerings at Dinner and smooth running of the kitchen operation

* To communicate effectively on all issues with FOH management team

* To be involved in Menu engineering and development in conjunction with the Executive Chef & Senior Sous Chef.

* Oversee the smooth running of the day-to-day operations in the kitchen, supervising and co-ordinating all preparation and presentation

* To supervise and co-ordinates all preparation/presentation

* To plan production in order to facilitate all daily requirements

* To develop appropriate seasonal menu offerings in line with the concept of Dinner by Heston Blumenthal in conjunction with the Executive Chef

* To ensure appropriate cost control

* To liaise with suppliers to ensure adequate quality of deliveries

* To co-ordinate rotas

* To oversee the kitchen through both lunch and dinner

* To carry out the requisitioning and ordering

* To carry out the daily briefing

* To liaise with restaurant management and kitchen team

* To encourage maximum bookings

* To ensure sufficient stock levels in the kitchen

The role will require you to have

* Minimum 5 years pastry experience

* Previous experience working at a similar style operation; managing very high standards and volume

* Able to inspire and lead a team

* A creative approach with unparalleled eye for detail

* The ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively

* A can-do attitude & the ability to work effectively as part of a team

* Ability to maintain high and consistent food & hygiene standards at all times

* Drive, initiative and passion for the restaurant industry

Benefits

We provide a comprehensive Benefits Package which includes;

* Guest Hotel experience for employees

* Discounted Room Nights & F&B Outlets

* Healthcare provisions

* Exciting range of learning and development programmes

* Regular colleague social and wellbeing events

* Opportunities for promotion and transfer across the group

Eligibility

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

Advertised: 30 Apr 2021 GMT Daylight Time
Applications close:
Head Pastry Chef - Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Apply now
Position: Head Pastry Chef - Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Job no: 512132

Employment type Full time

Property / Office: Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

Location: London, United Kingdom

Department: Management (Manager), Culinary / Kitchen

Head Pastry Chef, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, the two Michelin starred, award winning and internationally recognised restaurant located at the iconic Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, is seeking an experienced Head Pastry Chef.

This role will require the successful candidate to maintain incredibly high standards, displaying high levels of skill, creativity and attention to detail. You will oversee the direction of the Dinner by Heston pastry team. You shall be required to have an extensive understanding and skill in a range of classic and modern pastry techniques.

Key Responsibilities

* To lead the team and ensure excellent quality throughout the offerings at Dinner and smooth running of the kitchen operation

* To communicate effectively on all issues with FOH management team

* To be involved in Menu engineering and development in conjunction with the Executive Chef & Senior Sous Chef.

* Oversee the smooth running of the day-to-day operations in the kitchen, supervising and co-ordinating all preparation and presentation

* To supervise and co-ordinates all preparation/presentation

* To plan production in order to facilitate all daily requirements

* To develop appropriate seasonal menu offerings in line with the concept of Dinner by Heston Blumenthal in conjunction with the Executive Chef

* To ensure appropriate cost control

* To liaise with suppliers to ensure adequate quality of deliveries

* To co-ordinate rotas

* To oversee the kitchen through both lunch and dinner

* To carry out the requisitioning and ordering

* To carry out the daily briefing

* To liaise with restaurant management and kitchen team

* To encourage maximum bookings

* To ensure sufficient stock levels in the kitchen

The role will require you to have

* Minimum 5 years pastry experience

* Previous experience working at a similar style operation; managing very high standards and volume

* Able to inspire and lead a team

* A creative approach with unparalleled eye for detail

* The ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively

* A can-do attitude & the ability to work effectively as part of a team

* Ability to maintain high and consistent food & hygiene standards at all times

* Drive, initiative and passion for the restaurant industry

Benefits

We provide a comprehensive Benefits Package which includes;

* Guest Hotel experience for employees

* Discounted Room Nights & F&B Outlets

* Healthcare provisions

* Exciting range of learning and development programmes

* Regular colleague social and wellbeing events

* Opportunities for promotion and transfer across the group

Eligibility

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

Advertised: 30 Apr 2021 GMT Daylight Time
Applications close:
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