Plantsplus Garden Centre is looking for an experienced, talented & passionate baker / pastry chef to work in our busy kitchen.
You will be working as part of the catering team but you will be responsible for managing the bakery section and providing all the homemade pastry and bakery items sold in the garden centre restaurant as well as creating dessert menus for special occasions, events and afternoon teas. You may also be required to provide some bakery products for the farm shop.
Whilst working as part of the catering team, the successful application will be responsible for running the day to day operation of the pastry and bakery section in the kitchen, plan and prepare a wide selection of bakery goods whilst following modern and traditional recipes. You must have a good knowledge of different types of pastry, dessert and cake making on a large scale as well as creative decorating skills.
You must be able to design, develop & create new items. Attention to detail is also required.
You will be responsible and accountable for costing recipes and ensuring you order your supplies to ensure stock levels remain at an appropriate level.
Must be able to work as part of a team as well as on own. Positive attitude & good communication skills.
Posses professional disposition with good interpersonal skills.
Must have a sound knowledge of health / food safety as well as allergens and dietary requirements.
There maybe a requirement to train other staff or an apprentice so a strong coaching mentality maybe required but not essential.
You will need access to your own transport as the Garden Centre is not served by public transport.
If you have an ambition to succeed and able to work to a high standard then we would love to hear from you. Please apply via a CV and cover letter.
Reference ID: PP Baker
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
- Discounted or free food
- Employee discount
- On-site parking
- Store discounts
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift