Chef de Partie, Pastry
The Gleneagles Hotel, PH3 1NF, Auchterarder Come and join us... One of Scotland’s finest and most iconic 5-star hotels and country estates, we are seeking creative, passionate and driven Chef de Partie, Pastry to join our Culinary team.
We’re a talented and award-winning Culinary Team that’s well recognised externally. Our recent successes include the coveted Hotel Chef of the Year at the Cateys for our Executive Chef (Simon Attridge), while Tatler Travel Awards recognised the breadth and creativity of our culinary offering by awarding us the Best Restaurant Scene’ of 2020.
Creative, ambitious and high performing, our Pastry Team cater for the daily needs of our outlets across the estate. Headed up by our talented Executive Pastry Chef, Phil Skinazi, the team continue to evolve their product to serve the varying demands of the business from fine dining, afternoon tea, brasserie, room amenity to café fayre and bespoke products.
The opportunities to use your creative skills and your experience are endless!We are open to having a conversation with you around flexible working.
Be part of Our Glorious Playground... When Gleneagles first opened its doors in 1924, this magnificent countryside estate in the heart of Scotland was described as a riviera in the Highlands .
Today, as a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, Gleneagles continues to offer an unrivalled array of attractions, including : luxury accommodation, some of the best dining experiences in Scotland, three championship golf courses, an award-winning spa and an exhilarating array of outdoor activities.
Location; Auchterarder, just off the A9. Gleneagles is also within easy reach of a number of Scottish towns and cities : Edinburgh City Centre (1hr), Glasgow or Dundee (50mins), Stirling and Perth (25mins).
Please note, this opportunity does not qualify for sponsorship. To be considered for this role you should already have a right to work in the UK.
Here's a bit more detail on what we see you doing in this role :
Using your Pastry expertise and skill, you’ll be crucial in ensuring our Pastry kitchen continues to excel in producing the most creative, innovative and inspirational items
Bringing delicious, creative and bespoke flavours and creations to our guests’ tables, running a section in our busy Pastry kitchen
Making sure our operation runs without hitch, orders and deliveries are coming and going as needed, our service is smooth and our food hygiene standards are sky-high
Supporting our Head Chef and Sous Chef on ideas and techniques that make our Pastry kitchen a creative, ever-changing environment where we’re always looking to come up with new, delicious combinations of taste and creative design
Nurturing and developing the talent of the Pastry kitchen and wider team, creating an environment that brings out the best in them and where they can be themselves
The kind of person we're looking for :
Previous experience working as part of a fast-moving, quality driven, culinary team, as either a Pastry Chef de Partie, Demi Chef de Partie or 1st Commis Chef
Passion for Pastry is a given; you’ve worked hard to perfect your craft and you have a huge appetite to continue learning from the best in the business
You're highly motivated and possess an immense sense of pride in your work; you're passionate about delivering the high standards for our guests in line with the Gleneagles brand
You have a positive can do attitude to solving problems in a professional and courteous manner
You're a strong team player with great communication skills and an enthusiastic approach; you're well organised and punctual with an eagle eye for detail
You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and above all has fun along the way
What’s in it for you :
The on target earning potential for this role is £30,429 / annual salary, compromising of a base salary of £28,129, plus a qualified estimate of £2,300 gratuities per annum
Our culinary colleagues are contracted to 46 hours per week
Overtime is paid at your hourly rate should you be required to work more than your contracted hours
As a member of the Gleneagles team, you will also enjoy a fantastic range of perks, benefits and rewards including : Time to let your hair down
30 days holiday (including bank holidays) that increases with service
Seasonal parties and local social events
50% discount on Food & Beverage, Country Pursuits, Spa and Hair Salon (Mon-Thurs) and the Golf Driving Range
Golf Membership (with access to all 3 championship courses) for £50.00 per annum
Treats in your pocket
Personal membership to Perkbox, an employee perk platform offering a huge variety of retail discounts, a free Café Nero each week, and a cinema ticket each month, with our compliments.
Free pay day’ lunch and monthly drinks offers
A generous refer a friend’ scheme
Be out guest
Stay with us as a guest at Gleneagles for 2 nights per year at £65.00 per room B&B per night
Friends & Family rate of £95.00 B&B per night
Make a holiday of it with Hoxton Hotels in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, NY, Chicago and LA for just £45 per room, per night
Subsidised, single occupancy, en-suite accommodation available on our estate
Investment in your development and wellbeing
Employee Assistance Programme, offering support and confidential advice for you and your family when you need it most
Ongoing investment in your personal development with access to internal and external training qualifications and programmes
Internal career opportunities across a wider range of specialisms and departments
Monthly recognition programme
Volunteering day every year with a charitable partner of your choice
Complimentary access to our staff gym
If you are our next Chef de Partie , Pastry please forward your most recent CV to us today!