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Chef de Partie - Pastry Kitchen

Location: The Grove

Contract Type: Full Time

Salary: Expected earnings £34,215 per annum plus hotel benefits

Specific Hours: n/a

Chef de Partie - Pastry Kitchen

Are you a creative and talented dessert artist, looking for your next career move within a large Pastry kitchen?  The Grove is looking for an experienced specialist Pastry Chef to support the team.

You will thrive in a fast-paced environment, have knowledge of the classic culinary techniques and be responsible for creating exceptional pastries and desserts for our guests using fresh ingredients, some of which are sourced from our own Walled Garden. With a keen eyen eye for detail and passion for innovation you will deliver our pastry and dessert menu to the highest standards, whether it’s our luxury afternoon tea selection, decadent desserts for our Glasshouse Restaurant, stunning seasonal showpieces or desserts for the banqueting menus.

As a Chef de Partie, Ideally, you’ll have had experience of mentoring and coaching Commis and Demi chefs to help them to hone their skills and improve their techniques, and be confident at running a section.


About Us

The Grove is one of three prestigious hotels operated by Ralph Trustees, a family owned hotel group. We are a spectacular 5* venue and resort, offering our customers a slice of tranquillity and calm, away from the stresses of every day life.

Across our 300-acre estate we offer fine dining, a range of outdoor activities (including our famed Golf course) and an indulgent award-winning spa and health club. Being family owned means that both our guests and our employees are treated as individuals and not one of the crowd.

Why join us?

Alongside the personable touches that come with working for a family run business, we also offer a range of benefits that are designed to enable you to feel valued and appreciated as an important member of our team:

  • The chance to make use of the on-site award-winning facilities such as the spa, golf course and gym.
  • A staff canteen with a free meal during your shift
  • A subsidised shuttle bus from Watford town centre
  • Generous discounts for you and your family/friends on stays with the hotel
  • Subsidised staff accommodation (if required)
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