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Pastry Sous Chef

Apply now Position: Pastry Sous Chef (Full time #539908)
Property / Office: Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London
Location: London, United Kingdom


39 hours, 5 days per week

We’re looking for a Pastry Sous Chef to join our iconic Pastry Kitchen.

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is London’s most iconic address. It’s another world; a world of oriental luxury and the most attentive service. A world that’s all about our guests.

As a Pastry Sous Chef at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, you will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating team members within the pastry kitchen, checking and supervising all aspects of the kitchen.
  • Checking function sheets daily, communicating any movements or changes to the team.
  • Ensuring appropriate methods are used in the handling of all food items in accordance with health and hygiene procedures.
  • Observing and testing foods being served, ensuring dishes are cooked to the highest standards and quality.

As a Pastry Sous Chef, you will be working on a rotating shift basis, Monday to Sunday, 39 hours a week. Shift patterns will vary from morning and evening shifts (including weekends and bank holidays), so flexibility is required where applicable.

To be a successful Pastry Sous Chef candidate, you must have previous management experience within a kitchen, ideally in a high-end, luxury setting. You will demonstrate high-level technical abilities in pastry, and will possess excellent management skills - being able to effectively lead and inspire your team.

In return, you will receive an array of iconic benefits, such as:

  • Excellent career progression with an iconic, luxury, global hotel brand. A lot of our colleagues joined us at the beginning of their career and are now leading their own teams and divisions.
  • Fantastic learning and development opportunities for all levels of staff, with targeted development programs to get you ready for the next step in your career.
  • 3 complimentary nights per year, increasing to 5 with length of service
  • Discounted stays at our beautiful properties across the Group
  • Access to discounts and deals with over 500 popular high street retailers, including discounted gym memberships and travel deals
  • 50% F&B & Spa discount
  • Complimentary Westfield Healthcare cash plan, children added at no extra cost
  • Colleague Experience Stay in-house with breakfast included upon completed probation
  • Friends & Family hotel rate and Spa discount
  • 1 paid Charity Day per year to dedicate to a charity of your choice
  • Season ticket loan & cycle to work scheme
  • £750 recruitment referral bonus
  • Free meals on duty & uniform dry-cleaning services
  • Increased holiday entitlement with Length of Service, up to 33 days off
  • Subsidized podiatry sessions with our incredible Bastien pedicurists
  • Free Life Insurance benefits whilst in service
  • Company pension plan
  • Access to Hospitality Action’s Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee Recognition Programmes
  • Social, wellbeing, charity, and sporting events throughout the year



Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London is a proudly certified Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) hotel. Corporate responsibility values are deeply ingrained in Mandarin Oriental’s culture, and sustainability implications are carefully considered with every decision across the Group, aligning our sustainable development efforts with the industry criteria set out by the GSTC.

We strive for a better future for the next generation. Protecting the environment, people and communities are the fundamental pillars to which we devote our efforts. We are very proud of the initiatives our colleagues have implemented to help us on the path to achieving our sustainability goals, such as single-use plastic elimination, ethical supply chain and procurement, community and colleague engagement, technology practices and waste reduction. We are committed to doing the right thing, every day.



We believe a diverse and inclusive culture is better for everyone. Bringing individuals together is essential to the long-term success of our people, our business and the societies and economies in which we operate.

All colleagues, regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, background or religion, should be treated fairly and with respect, should be given equal opportunities, and be valued for the contributions they make in their roles. No form of bullying, intimidation, discrimination or harassment of others will be tolerated. 



Please note, all candidates applying for this role must have obtained the right to work and live in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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