Daytime Chef de Partie (Bakery)


We’re recruiting for a spectacular new chef who has passion for baking and delicious day time savoury food. Think merguez & harissa sausage rolls, pesto & tomato & onion quiches, fresh summer salads and lots more!

We have a fantastic team based in central Windsor who are looking for a new chef to lead the savoury team. Great options to be innovative and have your say in an ever changing menu with a company growing every day.

Excellent working hours: Daytime only, 48 hours per week, 5 days a week including weekend work

Other benefits: including working meals, further training and great growth potential within the company

Hello, we’re Heidi – www.heidibakery.co.uk

Heidi is an expanding bakery and coffee-shop brand with 6 stores around Berkshire, Surrey and Hampshire.

We’re looking for an experienced bakery CDP to join our kitchen team based in our central-Windsor store.

You’ll be working with our fantastic team to produce a wide range of bakery products in a quick service restaurant,

  • French-style viennoiserie (croissants, pain au chocolate, brioche etc)
  • Pizza
  • Quiche
  • Other baked savouries such as croque-monsieur
  • Salads
  • Patisserie cakes and tarts

Key Responsibilities

  • To work under our new Head Chef in a leadership role within our bakery kitchen
  • To be able to work under pressure: our stores can become quite busy
  • To undertake leadership and administrative responsibility to ensure strong health & safety / foodhygiene standards within the kitchen
  • To retain excellent technical baking standards and train others
  • To maintain the kitchen to a high visual standard especially considering it is within customers’ sight-lines
  • The work with the front of house team to ensure a high visual standard on our main counter
  • To promote the values of the Heidi Lovebaking brand – we’re looking for someone that is bought into what we’re trying to achieve and will talk to and engage with our customers
  • To assist with menu development: to bring new commercial ideas to the table – we encourage innovation!
  • To assist with the security / financial integrity of the kitchen and for preparation processes

Person Specification

  • Pastry experience and passion is essential. We’re looking for people that have direct experience in creating French-style patisserie and pastry from scratch.
  • NVQ level 2 in food preparation and cookery or equivalent qualification.
  • Previous experience of cooking and food preparation in a high volume, multi-outlet environment.
  • Experience in product development and proven passion for creating visual and quality food.
  • Basic IT skills including MS Office.
  • Flexible attitude to working hours.
  • An understanding of the values and behaviour expected of this role
  • Desire to embrace and implement change amongst colleagues
  • Ability to convert policies into operational actions
  • Cheerful disposition

Job Type: Full-time


Role Address

Daniel dept store
120-124 Peascod Street

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