Commis Pastry Chef

Knightsbridge  |  Hospitality

Role Type
Salary Overview
£24,000 to £27,000 per annum OTE inclusive of TRONC
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date

Do you love being creative with pastry?
Do you always find yourself thinking about recipes?
Do you keep up to date with things in the sweet confection world?

If YES, we may have the job for you!

Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a new Pastry Commis Chef to join its thriving restaurants instore in Knightsbridge. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you. 

As the new Pastry Commis Chef, you will work 40 hours a week in our Knightsbridge store.

How we reward your hard work…

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as:

  • Up to 40% off fashion 
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, food market and hampers
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine and spirits
  • Clothing allowance
  • Subsidized travel card (zones 1-6) on passing probation
  • Competitive service charge (TRONC)
  • Paid overtime

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our Employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay!

About the role…

As a Pastry Commis Chef, you will: 

  • Be environmentally conscious and works towards a low waste operation.
  • Maintaining, organizing, and running of section.
  • Correct Storage and labelling of food produces, equipment, and dry goods.
  • Stock rotation of food and ordering levels via demand of service
  • To have basic food knowledge with a passion in learning and developing your skills.
  • To maintain a clean and tidy kitchen and adhering to all health and safety requirements, regelation, and policy
  • To ensure you have a comprehensive understanding of recipe and allergens.
  • To assist with the preparation of dishes, following methods and recipe to keep consistency, plating and presenting dishes according to instructions.
  • Ensuring your work is always delivered to the highest standard.

Is this you?

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and food and are looking for something uniquely different.
Have you done something like this before?
Do you have a great knowledge and passion for all things food?
Are you great at talking to people?

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

Getting to know Harvey Nichols 

Harvey Nichols is the ultimate fashion experience. It’s the place to be. The club you don’t need membership for. Since opening in Knightsbridge in 1831, it has led the way in sourcing the most desirable and cutting-edge designer brands. Recognised as the UK's premier luxury fashion retailer, it is internationally renowned for its expertly edited fashion and beauty merchandise, premium food and wine offer and award-winning restaurants. And it is easily recognisable with its modern and progressive, fashion leadership, that’s personable, witty and aspirational.

A true editor of fashion, it stocks exclusive, niche and established fashion brands, as well as more accessible high-end high street brands – meticulously selecting the best product mix.

Harvey Nichols now has seven stores within the UK and Ireland and also owns OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie on South Bank in London.

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