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Sous Chef Pastry - Alain Ducasse

Position Overview

Company Overview


We work with some of the most talented and unique individuals in our business, who always ensure the extraordinary guest experience of Dorchester Collection and the hotels within it. It is, after all, our people that bring our vision to life. As a member of our Dorchester Collection Family, we will support your development by nurturing your personality, creating a transparent culture of trust collaboration and appreciation. Supported by our annual personal development planning, tailored learning opportunities and our Academy programs you will be a part of creating a bespoke experience.

Treasured by guests. Cherished by employees. Celebrated worldwide.

As an employee, you are expected to provide our guests with a bespoke and memorable experience measured to the highest standards of quality and service delivery. Additionally the execution of your position will be in accordance to our company policies, standards and procedures.

Our company values are the fundamental spirit on how we reach our goals. As an ambassador of Dorchester Collection you will be entrusted with our values and expected to further enrich our We Care culture: Passion - Personality - Respect - Working Together - Creativity

This job description is intended to illustrate the main duties and responsibilities of the role. It is not intended to be exhaustive and please be advised that the duties and responsibilities may be added on a temporary or permanent basis as appropriate.   

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Position Overview

Division & Department

Food & Beverage - Pastry

Job Title

Sous Chef Pastry - Alain Ducasse

Contract Type


Position Overview

As the Pastry Sous Chef, you will be assisting the Pastry Chef in managing the Pastry and Bakery, enabling the team to achieve the highest possible standards and service, while also providing exceptional employee engagement and customer care. 


Essential Functions & Physical Requirements

  • Supervises with Pastry Chef and coordinates all activities and personnel concerning food preparation, pastry and storeroom areas, and cleanliness of all kitchen area.
  • Maintains food quality control. Ensures proper food rotation, which will eliminate spoilage and waste.
  • Assist Pastry Chef for menu planning, food production and controls food costs; as well as hiring, training and evaluation of back-of-house team members
  • Assist Pastry Chef for control of payroll, overtime, holiday requests, absenteeism, HACCP control, accidents and sickness
  • Adheres to the Alain Ducasse and The Dorchester policies and procedures

Qualifications and Desirables

  • Extensive experience as a Pastry Chef or Sous Chef Pastry in a 5 star establishment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Michelin stars experience
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety  requirements

Benefit Package

  • Very generous Employee Introductory Scheme offered, up to £750
  • World-class training and development
  • Complimentary nights with breakfast within Dorchester Collection
  • 50% F&B discount at selected restaurants within Dorchester Collection
  • You will be able to participate in a variety of social events and Corporate Social Responsibility activities throughout the year
  • Fantastic pension scheme
  • Meals provided while on duty
  • Uniforms provided or complimentary dry-cleaning
  • English language workshops provided free of charge
  • UK resident card loan


Full time

Job location

Job Location

United Kingdom


53 Park Lane, Mayfair W1K 1QA London