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Pastry Demi Chef de Partie

  1. Full Time
  2. Knightsbridge
  3. Back of House
  4. Permanent
VAC- 37167

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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

Our 175th anniversary will see the Knightsbridge store become a stage for our legacy of firsts, our house of world-leading brands and our reputation for exceptional. We want you to come and be a part of all this - and help us deliver exceptional service that represents our authority as a long-standing icon, industry-leader and innovator. Inspired by our past, celebrating our present and focusing on our future, you’ll be joining a team with the belief that anything is possible. What makes you different makes us exceptional.


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 £16 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.


While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.


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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