Pastry Commis Chef

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The kitchen is searching for a Pastry Commis Chef to join this exciting and productive brigade

Situated in Evershot in the heart of the Dorset countryside close to Dorchester and Yeovil, Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, a member of Relais and Chateaux, is a leading five star hotel comprising 24 bedrooms and suites, a 3 AA Rosette restaurant, spa, heated indoor swimming pool, tennis court, and renowned for providing unrivalled levels of personal service. 

Key responsibilities of the Pastry Commis Chef will include:

  • Assisting with menu development
  • Assisting with the day to day running of a section
  • Assisting with ordering
  • Assisting other sections in the kitchen
  • Ensuring that all kitchen stations are kept clean, safe and hygienic at all times
This position has excellent progression opportunities within renowned Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a company providing the perfect opportunity to those who are looking for an exciting career and job security within the Hotel industry.
The ideal candidate for the Pastry Commis Chef should have:
  • Previous experience in a similar role in a four or five star hotel or fine dinning restaurant
  • Good Health and Safety and Food Hygiene awareness  
  • Good knowledge of using a wide range of kitchen equipments  
  • Communicate effectively in English
  • Be positive, proactive, reliable and have a flexible attitude
The ideal candidate for the Pastry Commis Chef position will have previous experience in a similar role, have an NVQ Level 2 or similar and be passionate for providing first class food to our guests. Experience in a fine dining restaurant is desirable, but not essential. We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and hard working person with excellent communication skills. 

Accommodation is available on site.

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection Benefits:
  • 28 paid holidays per annum inclusive of bank holidays, which increases with years of service
  • Complimentary dry cleaning of business attire
  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection and The Travel Corporation
  • Season ticket loan after 6 months service
  • Salary exchange schemes, such as childcare vouchers and cycle-to work scheme
  • Professional training and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection provides an opportunity for long-term career prospects and is recognised as number 8 of the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For 2014. As a result we can confidently promise you will reach your full career potential! We are also proud to be recognised with a Gold Standard Award Investors in People - the first company to gain this award on a worldwide basis.