Pastry Chef – Hotel – St Mawes – Up to £36,000 – Live-in

  • Catering
  • 05/01/2024
  • Truro

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Salary :

£32000 - £35000 per annum

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Job Description

Pastry Chef – Hotel – St Mawes – Up to £35,000 – Live-in

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and passionate Pastry Chef for a popular hotel in Cornwall. This luxury hotel is searching for a classically trained professional with a background in luxury hotels. The ideal candidate will have a deep love for pastry and possess the talent and creativity to lead the pastry team and deliver exceptional desserts and baked goods.


  • Oversee and lead the pastry department, ensuring the highest quality of desserts, pastries, and bread products.
  • Develop and create innovative pastry recipes and menus that align with the concept and delight guests.
  • Maintain and enforce strict quality and consistency standards, paying meticulous attention to flavour, presentation, and execution.
  • Manage a small pastry team, providing guidance, training, and mentorship to ensure a cohesive and motivated team.
  • Collaborate closely with the culinary team to ensure seamless integration of pastry offerings with the overall menu.
  • Control food costs and manage inventory to maximize profitability while maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and techniques, incorporating new ideas and innovations into the pastry program.
  • Ensure compliance with food safety and sanitation regulations, maintaining a clean and organized pastry kitchen.
  • Contribute to menu development and participate in tastings and menu planning sessions.


  • Extensive experience as a Senior Pastry Chef in high-end, classically trained culinary environments, ideally in restaurants or luxury hotels.
  • A true passion for pastry is demonstrated through a strong portfolio of creative and visually stunning desserts and pastries.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team to achieve culinary excellence.
  • Proven ability to develop and execute new pastry concepts and menus.
  • Deep knowledge of classic pastry techniques, including baking, chocolate work, sugar work, and plated desserts.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills, capable of managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
  • Relevant culinary qualifications and certifications are highly desirable.

For more information on the Head Pastry Chef role, please call Jamie Harrison on 07498 228 062. (at weekends please message)