Pastry Demi Chef

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Salary Overview
£25,000 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 Demi 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 Demi 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
  • Subsidised travel card (zones 1-6) on passing probation
  • Competitive service charge (TRONC)
  • Paid overtime
  • Add local benefits

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 Demi Chef, you will:

  • Maintain the safe use of equipment, reporting any faulty or damaged equipment to the relevant manager on duty.
  • Form a productive relationship with the front of house and bar staff, communicating regularly to allow smooth operations.
  • Ensure all health and safety practices are adhered to, as well as food hygiene regulations and security procedures. Ensure the team adhere to these procedures, and report any issues to managers as necessary.
  • Participate in functions and special events, working efficiently within a team to meet the standards set by senior chefs and provide excellent customer service.
  • Ensure sufficient Mise-En-Place, ordering, cleaning, labels and preparation carried out to the standards set by senior chefs.

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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