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Pastry Demi Chef De Partie

  1. Full Time
  2. Knightsbridge
  3. Back of House
  4. Permanent
VAC- 33334

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Here at Harrods, we currently house more celebrity chefs, exclusive dining brands and unique food halls than any other location in the UK. As a Demi Chef de Partie you will be joining a passionate, supportive, and award-winning pastry team, all within our iconic Knightsbridge store.

About The Role

As a Demi Chef De Partie, you’ll ensure that our world-class food halls and patisserie counters are stocked with mesmerizing products ready for our customers to take away to enjoy at home, each and every day. Working close to award winning Head Pastry Chefs, your role is to act as a vital part of the Pastry team by ensuring the smooth running of a section and providing support to the Chef De Partie and other team members.

In this role, you’ll actively provide direction and support to the team to deliver the day to day operational requirements. You’ll assist the management in the planning and forecasting of stock and orders, support with the organisation, stock rotation and labelling of food that is stored. You’ll guarantee that Food Safety standards are adhered to by enforcing a high standard of hygiene and sanitation in all-food related outlets.

About You 

You’ll have a strong track record working in fine patisserie, with time spent in a 5* luxury hotel, high end patisserie or similar environment. Having a great knowledge and passion for food and drink is essential. You’ll have great time-management skills and a strong customer focus when dealing with both internal and external parties. 

You’ll have exceptional interpersonal skills and a good attention to detail, which will be evident through paperwork completed, organisation of department and sufficient stock levels. You’ll be able to demonstrate effective leadership and management skills by coaching, inspiring and motivating the team. Having good PC literacy is a must. 

About Us

Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.

Our Promise To You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

In return for your hard work as a Demi Chef de Partie, we will offer you: 

  • Competitive salary package of up to £14.50  p/h (this is made up of a generous base salary plus service charge)* 
  • Set contracted hours – paid additional working hours at an overtime rate of 1.5 p/h 
  • Sociable working hours 
  • Access to our subsidised staff canteen 
  • Supportive HR and Training Opportunities 
  • 30 days’ annual leave (including bank holidays) + birthday off 
  • Up to 33% Harrods discount

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart.  We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods

*The amount of tronc you receive will vary and is not guaranteed by either Harrods Ltd or the Troncmaster. However, the Troncmaster will always distribute 100% funds available each period according to the Rules, a copy of which will be provided to all members.

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