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Head Pastry Chef - up to 50k
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Location 16 Bury St, St. James's, London SW1Y 6AJ, UK

Head Pastry Chef - up to 50k


Description

 The Role: Head Pastry Chef 

The Restaurant: Quaglino's

The Location: 16 Bury St, St. James's, London SW1Y 6AJ

The Salary: up to 50k per annum


 

Why work for us:

 

  • Top rate industry leading pay
  • Discount in all of our restaurants – 40% off all day, every day
  • Exclusive discounts and cashback options at a range of retailers and cinema tickets at great prices courtesy of LifeWorks App
  • Wagestream – access to the Wagestream money management app that lets you track your earnings throughout the month, instantly access up to 40% of your pay as soon as you earn it and save directly from your salary
  • Access to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with a 24/7 helpline and the opportunity to have 6 hourly sessions with a trained Counsellor for free
  • Access to WeCare – a solution designed to support your mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing.  You will have access to 24/7 UK-based online GP appointments, mental health counselling, a get fit programme, legal and financial guidance plus much more
  • Free tasty and healthy meals on shift   
  • Employee of the Month scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Holiday that increases with length of service
  • Access to our training platform D&D Connect with resources to develop your skills and knowledge
  • An optional paid day each year to give back and volunteer
  • Recommend a Friend scheme

 

Who we are:

 

Quaglino’s has been the star of St. James’s since it opened all the way back in 1929. With an impressive menu of European classics, as well as an extensive drinks list and famous cocktails, Quaglino’s also host live music and DJs on the grand stage until late. Synonymous with style and glamour, Quaglino’s also boasts two ornate private dining rooms.


At D&D London we are passionate about all things food and drink. We strive to deliver quality in everything we do, each time we do it. With over 40 diverse venues across six cities including London, New York and Paris - there is a restaurant for every occasion. Each of our sites pride themselves on the unique designs, the freshest produce and the most exclusive settings. Founded in 2006 by David Loewi, the mission has always been the same, to provide each and every guest with a luxury experience when stepping foot into our restaurants, bars and hotel. Through the years we have paved the way in the luxury dining scene, acquiring some of the most iconic venues in London and beyond, venues such as Bluebird Chelsea, 100 Wardour St, Quaglino’s, 20 Stories, Orelle and South Place Hotel.

 

A bit about what you will be doing


We are looking for an experienced Head Pastry Chef to join the team at  Quaglino's

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead the pastry team in creating, innovating, and executing a diverse range of high-quality pastries, desserts, and Chocolate work
  • Producing show stopper desserts.
  • Develop and refine recipes, ensuring consistency in taste, presentation, and quality.
  • Oversee inventory management, ensuring ingredients are sourced fresh and maintaining appropriate stock levels.
  • Train, mentor, and inspire junior pastry chefs and kitchen staff, fostering a collaborative and supportive environment.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety standards, maintaining a clean and organized kitchen workspace.
Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Pastry Chef, with a strong background in creating a variety of pastries and desserts.
  • Pastry Qualification or relevant certification preferred.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion for innovation in pastry arts.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Knowledge of industry trends, techniques, and best practices.
If you are interested in the Head Pastry Chef role at Quaglino's , please apply today

 The Role: Head Pastry Chef 

The Restaurant: Quaglino's

The Location: 16 Bury St, St. James's, London SW1Y 6AJ

The Salary: up to 50k per annum


 

Why work for us:

 

  • Top rate industry leading pay
  • Discount in all of our restaurants – 40% off all day, every day
  • Exclusive discounts and cashback options at a range of retailers and cinema tickets at great prices courtesy of LifeWorks App
  • Wagestream – access to the Wagestream money management app that lets you track your earnings throughout the month, instantly access up to 40% of your pay as soon as you earn it and save directly from your salary
  • Access to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) with a 24/7 helpline and the opportunity to have 6 hourly sessions with a trained Counsellor for free
  • Access to WeCare – a solution designed to support your mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing.  You will have access to 24/7 UK-based online GP appointments, mental health counselling, a get fit programme, legal and financial guidance plus much more
  • Free tasty and healthy meals on shift   
  • Employee of the Month scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Holiday that increases with length of service
  • Access to our training platform D&D Connect with resources to develop your skills and knowledge
  • An optional paid day each year to give back and volunteer
  • Recommend a Friend scheme

 

Who we are:

 

Quaglino’s has been the star of St. James’s since it opened all the way back in 1929. With an impressive menu of European classics, as well as an extensive drinks list and famous cocktails, Quaglino’s also host live music and DJs on the grand stage until late. Synonymous with style and glamour, Quaglino’s also boasts two ornate private dining rooms.


At D&D London we are passionate about all things food and drink. We strive to deliver quality in everything we do, each time we do it. With over 40 diverse venues across six cities including London, New York and Paris - there is a restaurant for every occasion. Each of our sites pride themselves on the unique designs, the freshest produce and the most exclusive settings. Founded in 2006 by David Loewi, the mission has always been the same, to provide each and every guest with a luxury experience when stepping foot into our restaurants, bars and hotel. Through the years we have paved the way in the luxury dining scene, acquiring some of the most iconic venues in London and beyond, venues such as Bluebird Chelsea, 100 Wardour St, Quaglino’s, 20 Stories, Orelle and South Place Hotel.

 

A bit about what you will be doing


We are looking for an experienced Head Pastry Chef to join the team at  Quaglino's

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead the pastry team in creating, innovating, and executing a diverse range of high-quality pastries, desserts, and Chocolate work
  • Producing show stopper desserts.
  • Develop and refine recipes, ensuring consistency in taste, presentation, and quality.
  • Oversee inventory management, ensuring ingredients are sourced fresh and maintaining appropriate stock levels.
  • Train, mentor, and inspire junior pastry chefs and kitchen staff, fostering a collaborative and supportive environment.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety standards, maintaining a clean and organized kitchen workspace.
Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Pastry Chef, with a strong background in creating a variety of pastries and desserts.
  • Pastry Qualification or relevant certification preferred.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion for innovation in pastry arts.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Knowledge of industry trends, techniques, and best practices.
If you are interested in the Head Pastry Chef role at Quaglino's , please apply today


Details
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Location 16 Bury St, St. James's, London SW1Y 6AJ, UK

Skills
Menu Development
Pastry Education
cake making
Pastry Menu Development
By applying you confirm you have these skills.


16 Bury St, St. James's, London SW1Y 6AJ, UK