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Retail Pastry Chef (Part Time)

Job description

An exciting opportunity has landed at Fortnum & Mason Piccadilly, as we look for a Retail Pastry Chef, with a focus on our Confectionery counter on the Ground Floor.

Our Retail Pastry Chef will be front and centre of our Confectionery island creating a sense of theatre, whilst working with the finest chocolate products.

You will be delivering a first class experience to our customers, providing a sense of theatre as you personalise products and customers orders.

This is a full time role, 20 hours per week over 2-3 days.


Key Responsibilities General:

  • Production of all items, with the correct recipe card and procedure, correct quantity and of good quality
  • Work in collaboration with the management team to deliver front of house service
  • To maintain hygiene and sanitation of the work area
  • Use of the chocolate tap and tempering chocolate
  • Work with the teams to create new ideas and products of high quality confections

Ideally, you will have:

  • Experience as a Commis/Demi Chef de Partie with a focus on Pastry or Chocolate
  • Knowledge of chocolate production techniques, including tempering & moulding
  • A good understanding of Health and Safety
  • Strong artistic skills, with focus on personalisation
  • The ability to use initiative and prioritise tasks to meet production deadlines
  • This is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their skills, bring some originality & flair whilst working with a strong team of retail and hospitality leaders.

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • A generous store and restaurant discount of up to 40%
  • 28 days holidays pro rata (inc. bank holidays) and an extra day off for your birthday
  • A fantastic subsidised staff restaurant which uses Fortnum’s ingredients
  • A range of opportunities to develop and grow personally and professionally
  • Excellent pension scheme

We are committed to developing your career and nurturing your talent, regardless of age; disability; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion or belief; sex; sexual orientation. We respect and embrace each other’s differences, to create a truly inclusive environment.


In the last year alone, our people have been recognised and celebrated, winning awards for their outstanding contributions to Retail, Technology, Global Hospitality & Tourism, Visual Merchandising & Display, Customer Service and Local Community Awards.