Pastry Chef

Grantley Hall is an exclusive, 5 star luxury hotel and wellness retreat, nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. With 47 exquisite rooms and suites, four exceptional restaurants – ranging from fine dining to Pan-Asian experience dining and three sophisticated bars. The extensive development has also included the introduction of a tranquil spa and pioneering gym and ELITE performance centre, alongside a stunning events pavilion that seats up to 180 guests with a unique and glamorous champagne and cocktail bar.

Grantley Hall aims to be a leading UK luxury hotel and wellness retreat, bringing a touch of vibrant city centre style to the Yorkshire countryside. We will create a long-lasting legacy that celebrates the rich heritage and history of Grantley Hall. Offering a distinctly different and diverse range of experiences and exceptional customer service, and combined with the  warmth of our welcome, and relaxed Yorkshire charm we aim to create memorable moments for our guests to cherish and a magical place for our friends and colleagues to work. 

Magical | Respectful | Innovative | Passionate | Consistent

We are looking for an experienced Pastry Chef  who will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the pastry department.

Benefits  

31 days annual leave (including bank holidays) increasing with service, Employee Assistant Line, discounts with some fantastic Yorkshire attractions access to our Grantley Gateway reward, recognition and wellbeing platform

Key Responsibilities  

  • Manages all day-to-day operations of the pastry and bakery section of the kitchens
  • Prepare a wide variety of high-quality baked goods including breads, cakes, biscuits
  • Prepare a wide variety of plated desserts in both the classic and modern style
  • Prepare a wide variety of interesting modern afternoon tea items
  • Prepare a wide variety of Chocolates and Petit Four products
  • Ability to train and develop younger chefs to the Grantley standards
  • To uphold the team SOP’s supplied 
  • Ability to run large out-side events
  • Ability to assist the Grantley suite with wedding/private dining desserts
  • Ability to follow proper food handling as set out to Grantley standards
  • To identify areas of upselling opportunity and be proactive in increasing revenue 
  • Maintains cleanliness and organization in all work areas
  • Serves as a role model and demonstrates appropriate behaviours
  • Working with the Head chef to design world class menus
  •  Posses good communication skills with all hotel departments
  • To live the Grantley Hall Values everyday day without compromise

 

Key Skills, Qualities & Experience

  • The successful individual will be confident, self-motivated and present a professional persona in all circumstances.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience as head of pastry in a quality environment  
  • Knowledge of modern pastry techniques and presentation
  • Have a proven track record with exemplary references
  • A flexible approach to work is required given the start up nature of the business.