Viennoiserie and Pastry Chef

We are looking for an experienced Viennoiserie and Pastry chef to join our small, committed and friendly team producing high-quality traditional Hungarian artisan baked goods.

Please read on for the job description and send your CV to sales@artisanstrudel.co.uk if you are interested.

Any questions? Please get in touch on 07885658610.

Main purpose of job

  • To prepare and bake a broad range of pastry products consistently and to the highest standards of quality, to meet each day’s requirements for café and online customers, and to supply for certain recurring markets.

  • As part of the team, ensure consistently impeccable standards of food hygiene and health & safety are maintained at all times.

Main responsibilities

  • Prepare a range of products, including all laminated dough, pastry, viennoiserie, tarts, and occasion cakes, undertaking all aspects of the process, from weighing to mixing, shaping and baking, to ensure every product is of perfect quality and produced on time to meet daily production requirements.

  • Ensure that company recipes and methods are followed at all times to meet established standards and ensure consistency across the production team.

  • Work efficiently to meet the production schedule and assist colleagues in other areas as required so the daily orders are completed on time. Report any issues or problems to the Head Chef as soon as possible.

  • Liaise with the Head Chef on a daily basis, reporting any issues or concerns, clarifying any production order queries, last minute additions, etc.

 

Skills required

  • Good knowledge of viennoiserie products and techniques and high level skills in all aspects of the preparation, shaping and baking of the dough

  • Experience of working in a very busy, vibrant artisan production kitchen

  • Proven ability to prepare high volumes of a range of products ensuring consistency and maintaining the highest standards of quality

  • Good knowledge and understanding of health and safety and food hygiene, with the proven ability to implement and maintain impeccable standards

  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills, with the ability to multi- task

  • Experience of working as part of a team and excellent team working skills

  • Good command of English and understanding of numbers/ numeracy

  • Flexibility to cover shifts as required

  • Having your own reliable transport to Kings Langley is essential

Desirable skills

  • Experience in a Hungarian patisserie, bakery, or restaurant

  • Ability to speak Hungarian

We can offer you:

  • Competitive salary

  • Training opportunities and the chance to develop your career

  • Substantial staff discounts on our products

  • Staff meal on shift

  • Free parking

  • Free pastries

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please forward your CV to us as soon as possible: sales@artisanstrudel.co.uk

** We will be considering applications as they are received so would encourage early application **