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Pastry Chef - Edinburgh

£28,000 per annum plus tips, welcome bonus & *4 day working week available - Chef
Ref: 3411 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Sep 2021
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Pastry Chef – Grand Cafe 

Scotsman Hospitality is a privately owned and operated business which focusses on a bold and brave approach to delivering customer experiences which challenge the status quo. 

We are looking for an experienced and talented Pastry Chef to join our fantastic venue, The Grand Café.

The Grand Cafe Edinburgh is located on North Bridge and housed within the iconic Scotsman Hotel building. Open every day from 10 am until late, the all-day cafe style menu includes dishes served all the way through until 10 pm, as well as beautifully crafted afternoon teas. In the evenings, live music from pianists and jazz bands takes patrons through to the wee hours.

The role:

As a Pastry Chef, your role will include:

  • Developing and learning new creations of pastry, cakes, breads and more.
  • daily preparation and presentation of food
  • ensuring the kitchen is kept hygienically clean, in accordance with Health & Safety and Food Hygiene legislation.

You will be technically strong with good communication skills, and have the ability to run your own section.  You will also be required to ensure service, production and legislative standards are maintained and that these standards are communicated and trained to new employees.

It is essential that you have experience in a high volume kitchen environment and are able to work well within a team and provide efficient support to the Head Chef with other aspects in the kitchen.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in a similar Pastry Chef role.
  • Great leadership skills and enjoy working as part of a team in a fast-paced kitchen.
  • A strong commercial awareness.
  • Availability to work shifts, including evenings and weekends as per business needs.

The Reward:

In return, we offer a competitive salary and rewards structure, generous company benefits as well as industry leading training and career development opportunities.

Benefits Include:

  • *4 day working week available
  • £500 welcome bonus payable (subject to terms and conditions)
  • 30% off of food & cinema tickets in all of our venues across Scotland.
  • Continued development through our online learning portal and masterclasses in venues.
  • TRONC electronic tips – Our staff keep 100% of tips earned in venues.

The Process:

If you are a Pastry Chef who is passionate and dedicated to providing the high standards of service expected of this well-known establishment, then apply now and a member of the Grand Cafe team will be in touch.