Pastry Chef

London Permanent £45,000 - £55,000 per year
  • Progress your career with this exciting opportunity
  • Hybrid role with excellent benefits and career development

About Our Client

Exclusive and luxurious chocolate makers with renowned success and partnerships across luxury chains of hotels and restaurants across the globe. This is a one-of-a-kind company looking to expand its creations and give people the opportunity to delve into the world of chocolate.

Job Description

* Conduct workshops: supervise professional customers, provide technical training in pastry making, and transmit high standards, excellence, and passion through your knowledge and know-how.
* Conduct demonstrations all over the Asia Pacific region: in support of the sales force, conduct product implementation demonstrations during trade shows or organised demonstrations (trade shows, public speaking)
* Design, Define, and execute Regional/local projects (e.g.: Video shootings, Home Baking projects, Local product developments)
* Technical assistance missions: carried out directly at the customer's premises, carrying out an on-site diagnosis and providing appropriate technical training in pastry making
* Technical referent of the customers for the UK&Nordics Countries (Give qualitative answers to all technical needs of the customers)
* Grow capabilities of Junior team members, UK&Nordics Countries pastry chefs, and team members in the area.
* Participate in marketing activities (writing recipes, preparing photos to illustrate documents sent to customers, brainstorming, etc.) and R&D work (testing products under development conditions) with the school's teams.
* Work in collaboration with the sales team of the region
* Work in collaboration with the Regional marketing team to:

  • Elaborate on the annual marketing calendar
  • Design / Define our annual regional events
  • Design and define annual product innovation launches & pastry support events

* Work in collaboration with distributors/chefs distributors in the region
* Work in collaboration with the Director of the area in order to provide insights/feedback to build a long-term pastry strategy for the region
* Work in close relationship with French Schools to elaborate the Regional Pastry Planning
* Bring innovation & ideas to recruit, build loyalty, and entertain customers

The Successful Applicant

  • 5 years of experience and expertise in pastry craft and/or food service.
  • Knowledge of chocolate, ice cream, and pastry-making technique
  • Prior experience working in a luxury hotel chain or a premium restaurant specialising in chocolate, desserts, pastries
  • Enjoys teaching, training, and demonstrating creations to others and delivering excellence
  • Work in a multifunctional & multicultural team as well as business environment, working alongside both local and international colleagues, partners & clients
  • Confident, but fair and diplomatic in communication
  • Strong social skills, networking ability, and ability to bring people together to cooperate
  • Open to change - continuously learning and improving your own skill sets.
  • Take accountability for outcomes and be responsible for your region's performance and results
  • Passionate about pastry creations and a healthy team spirit
  • Fluent in English, fluency in other languages would be an advantage

What's on Offer

  • Opportunity to act as brand ambassador for a renowned brand
  • Development opportunities to progress into a senior role
  • Travel opportunities and network building
  • All expenses to be covered by the company for travel and accommodation
  • Private health cover, enhanced pension, discounts, etc.
Supriya Dinkar
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2255

Job summary

Job function
Hospitality & Leisure
Operations & Field Management
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Supriya Dinkar
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2255
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