pastry chef
42d ago

We are looking for a passionate Pastry Chef to join our busy Patisserie team on our family at Daylesford.

Full time contract, 40 hours per week (one Sunday a month). Shifts are generally spread between 6 am to 4 pm.


As a Pastry Chef at Daylesford you will be working alongside our dedicated Patisserie team at our organic farm in rural Gloucestershire, producing the highest-

quality Patisserie products for sale in our four Daylesford Organic Farm Shops and via our Wholesale customers. You will be striving to deliver the best performance in order to ensure that all work is completed efficiently, safely and appropriately.

Previous experience as a Pastry Chef in either a restaurant / hotel or food production environment is essential. You will be working within a fast-

paced, varied and extremely rewarding environment.


A successful candidate should possess a strong team-playing attributes with a passion for Patisserie specifically, cooking in general, and great quality organic produce.

We are looking for an open, honest and tolerant individual, someone who has a positive can-do’ attitude, an eagerness to learn and develop, should take pride in their work, and never overlook poor standards.

You will be working within a fast-paced, varied and extremely rewarding environment, and your duties will include the following : basic food preparation, packing, cleaning and general kitchen duties.

Experience is not essential but would be of an advantage.


  • Ensuring that all ingredients are prepared, weighed and measured ready for production
  • Executing / baking a wide range of pastries, cakes, biscuits, scones, tarts, puddings and other confectionary to the highest possible standards
  • Working safely and efficiently to ensure that all daily orders are completed at a fulfilment rate of 98% or above
  • Executing all products as per company specifications and quality standards
  • Carrying out all food preparation in a timely and professional manner
  • Adhering to the standards set out by the Soil Association and SALSA
  • Working towards minimising wastage, and ensuring that any unavoidable wastage is recorded accurately
  • Ensuring that all products have fully recorded traceability throughout the entire production process
  • Complying with the latest food safety legislation
  • Always promoting a positive image of Daylesford Organic

  • Competitive salary
  • Career progression
  • 28 days holiday (incl bank holiday)
  • 50% staff lunch discount
  • 30% company discount
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Subsidised private medical insurance
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