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Pastry Chef - (Maternity Cover) Babington House


Department: Kitchen

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Pastry Chef - (Maternity Cover) Babington House

Department: Kitchen


Pastry Chef – £16 per hour + Surplus Service Charge 

(12 month maternity cover)

What's in it for you?

  • Weekly Pay
  • Team meal whilst on shift prepared by our chefs 
  • Soho Friends Membership
  • 50% Team discount on Food & Drink, 7 days a week
  • Team Room Rates; Any Bedroom, Any House, $100 a night
  • Financial Incentive based on House Performance (Quarterly)
  • Health Cash Plan (option to add children)
  • Dental Plan (option to add children)
  • Birthday Day Off
  • Discount on Cowshed products and Soho Home (up to 50%)
  • Free Counselling Sessions
  • Cookhouse & House Tonic: Our Cookhouse & Tonic Programmes offer unique food and drink training, events and opportunities to inspire and educate.
  • Continuous training to develop yourself personally and professionally
  • Exclusive access to our benefits platform with hundreds of discounts on shopping, gym memberships, holidays, insurance and much more

Babington House...

Situated in a Grade II-listed manor built in 1705, Babington House is surrounded by 18 acres of English countryside in the heart of Somerset. Just 30 minutes from Bath, it’s the ultimate countryside escape for rest, relaxation and seasonal dining. With 33 bedrooms spread across Babington’s historic buildings, Cabins and Lodges, the club features a formal dining space in the Orangery, serving a unique menu centred around seasonal and local produce. There’s also a cricket pitch and tennis courts, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a gym and original Cowshed Spa.

The Role… 

We are seeking an experienced Pastry Chef/ CDP, to join our team at Babington House (BA11 3RW). Your main responsibility is to ensure that the food we deliver to our members and guests is of the highest quality. This includes preparing food before service, setting up and stocking kitchen stations and plating to company standards.

What we are looking for in a Pastry Chef...

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a busy high-profile kitchen in a similar senior role
  • Team player who communicates well with all colleagues
  • Punctual, reliable and trustworthy
  • Sense of urgency
  • Yes, yes, yes mentality
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Have a genuine passion for food and beverage
  • Flexible and available to working both opening and closing shifts when required

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to seize, grasp, turn and hold objects by hand
  • Able to work on your feet for at least 8 hours
  • Occasionally kneel, bend, crouch and climb as required

Expected working hours for a Pastry Chef:

  • Varying shift times across the seven days, to include working evenings, weekends, opens & closes 
  • Average hours 32-45 hours per week 

Travel: Approx. 30 minutes from Bath, 50 minutes from Bristol & 10 mins from Frome (No local transport from Frome)