Pastry Chef

We are looking for a Pastry Chef  to work within the Kilworth House Hotel kitchen. The post is 40hrs per week, 5 days out of 7.

Responsible to: Executive Head Chef / Sous Chef

Responsible for: Pastry Section Staff

Main Responsibilities:

  • To input into the writing of menus for all food outlets with regular reviews
  • To assist with the training and development of all departmental staff
  • To maximise yield within the department
  • To liaise with Department Managers to ensure exceptional service levels are consistently delivered to guests
  • Present a welcoming impression to our guests by all staff
  • To liaise with suppliers when required and ensure delivery of commodities to specification agreed from a reputable and traceable source.


Other Responsibilities:

  • To maintain a high level of customer care throughout the Pastry department
  • To ensure all equipment is maintained in a clean working condition
  • To input into the compilation of and work within the agreed departmental budget
  • To maintain hygiene standards in areas of responsibility
  • To meet with guests to discuss requirements, if required and to be visible “front of house”.

Financial Targets/Cost Awareness:

  • To maintain the Pastry departments monthly food stocks
  • To control and manage the Pastry departments budget maximising yield at every opportunity.


Training Responsibilities:

  • To assist in the Recruitment, selection and the training of staff
  • Support other departmental training as required, where appropriate
  • Provide opportunities for personal and team development.


Emergency Responsibilities:

  • Kitchen Management coverage as required for the safety of all persons
  • Fire Evacuation procedures. Statutory obligations in line with Company Policies.


Other Responsibilities:

  • Interact with other members of Team and support where appropriate
  • Attendance at meetings as appropriate
  • To assist in rectifying any customer complaints and to ensure correct handling.


PLEASE NOTE that this Job Description is not exhaustive and you may be required to carry out other reasonable duties as required.

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