Pastry Chef de Partie - THE PIG at Combe

Lime Wood Group Ltd
18 Apr 2017
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
THE PIG at Combe is looking for a highly organised, creative and reliable Pastry Chef de Partie who is passionate about producing simple modern British garden food using seasonal and sustainable ingredients, all sourced within 25 miles.

A Chef de Partie role at THE PIG at Combe is like no other, you will be working with a menu that is influence by the kitchen garden and the surrounding area and can change by the minute.

Passion is the key to our success, so we want you to be enthusiastic about our food, our animals, the kitchen garden, foraging, and everything you do!

We require our Pastry Chef de Parties to:

* Manage and train the Demi-Chef de Parties or Commis working on the section with you
* Prepare and cook dishes for the section
* Assist the senior Chefs to come up with new dishes
* Ensure that portion size is controlled
* Maintain high standards in all aspects of your role
* Bring fresh ideas
* Be confident when delegating
* Be willing to learn and progress

Who are we?

The most recent addition to the litter! THE PIG-at Combe is nestled in the Otter Valley near Honiton, Devon. This secluded, mellow, honey-coloured Elizabethan gem is set in 3,500 acres of lush Devonshire countryside.

Designed in the style that has become THE PIG's signature, it features a panelled garden restaurant, a restored Georgian Kitchen for dinner parties, 27 bedrooms and massage treatment rooms in the walled infusion garden.

It is more than a boutique hotel, THE PIG-at Combe is an award-winning restaurant with rooms, with an obsessive commitment to home grown and local produce. Uncomplicated and simple British garden food, true to the micro seasons with the emphasis squarely on fresh, clean flavours. We have a further commitment to our 25 mile menu - whereby some 85% of fresh ingredients are sourced in the local area.

Since opening only last July we have already won the following:

* Iescape - 'Most phenomenal for Foodies' Extra Mile Award Winner 2016
* Life F&D Awards - Winner of the Devon Life Best Hotel Restaurant of the Year 2016, sponsored by Savills
* The Sunday Times - The Top Romantic Hotel in Ultimate British Hotels feature 2016
* Devon Life Food and Drink - Highly Commended, Best Newcomer of The Year 2016

What do we offer?
Successful candidates can look forward to:

* A competitive salary
* Free meals on duty
* Free uniform
* Discounted Room Nights
* 28 days holiday (increasing with length of service)
* Discounts at Food and Beverage outlets
* Childcare Voucher Scheme
* Cycle to Work Programme
* A range of training and development opportunities
* Fantastic career prospects as we aim to home grow our Supervisors and Managers of the future

Where are we?
Nestled in the Otter Valley near Honiton, Devon, the honey-coloured Elizabethan hideaway is in 3,500 acres of Devonshire countryside just 8 miles from the coast and 15 miles from the cathedral city of Exeter.

What now?

Our award-winning hotel is searching for a team dedicated to breaking the mould. At Home Grown Hotels we share success together, help each other and respect everyone's position.

So if you like what you have read, and are ready for a new challenge, then please get in touch and send your CV.

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