Bakery Chef – Daytime Hours

Posted 2 months ago

Haddenham Garden Centre is a family owned business which has been established for over 40 years. Our popular restaurant “The Gardener’s Retreat” focuses on homemade, locally sourced food and drink.

We are looking for an experienced Baker/Chef who drives for standards and results as well as having a passion for serving great food. The role offers sociable daytime hours and alternate weekends plus a competitive salary.

Do you have?

  • Great baking and culinary skills
  • Experience working in a high volume restaurant or similar operation
  • Team player attitude able work closely with the Head Chef and Sous Chefs.
  • Ability to organise workload and work on own initiative
  • Personal drive to help us develop the business
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

You will also be a great communicator, calm under pressure and driven by creating high quality, seasonal fresh food. With us you’ll train, motivate and help inspire the team to help grow our successful food operation.

As a Baker/Chef de Partie, you would:

  • Bake and maintain our current bakery selection including hand made cakes, scones and tray bakes.
  • Develop new and exciting recipes and cake ideas in conjunction with the Head Chef and Sous Chefs
  • You would also be required to work in the main kitchen when help is needed.
  • Provide the smooth delivery of all kitchen operations within your section
  • Work with the team to comply with health and hygiene regulations

We have a great package if this is the job for you:

  • Sociable daytime hours with alternate weekends off
  • Competitive Salary
  • Attractive discounts and company bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible holiday
  • Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day off

If you feel you are the right candidate, we would love to hear from you. Please email your CV and a short covering letter to Dan Powell: dan@haddenhamgardencentre.co.uk

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this vacancy. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

Please email your CV and a short covering letter.