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Pastry Chef

The Forest Bakehouse
Longhope, Gloucestershire

Posted: 22 Feb 2023

Deadline: 7 Apr 2023

Compensation: Negotiable on experience

Paid Full-time Permanent


Job description

Would you like to work with us at The Forest Bakehouse?

Come and join our dedicated team.

We’re an award-winning cooperative bakery in the Forest of Dean. Our focus is on creating real bread, viennoiserie and cakes of the finest quality using seasonal ingredients from as many local producers as possible.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic team member with a passion for baking.

Experience in laminated pastry work, cake baking or work in a professional kitchen would be great, but not essential for the right person. 

We offer extensive on the job training.

This role offers the opportunity to work up to becoming manager of the pastry section.

The hours range between 6.30am - 3pm Tuesday to Saturday. Full time 36 hours per week. 

As our bakery experiences periods of high demand, you will be required to work during festival  periods, school holidays and half terms, on a rota basis.  

We are a Real Living Wage Employer. 

Starting wage £11/hour - negotiable depending on experience.

Application information

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Send in an up to-date CV with a detailed covering letter, stating why you would love to work with us.

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About The Forest Bakehouse

The award-winning Forest Bakehouse is a cooperative bakery and and cafe based in the village of Longhope, on the edge of the Forest of Dean. Our focus is on creating highly nutritious real bread of the finest quality using locally milled organic flour. We are passionate about the benefits of working at a local level and being accessible to the community, who have from the beginning played a large part in the bakery’s success.