Pastry Chef Apprentice at The Pattisserie Box Ltd

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  • Reference: VAC001306385
  • Total Positions: 2
  • Location: Cheltenham
  • Salary: £131.25 per week
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Closing Date: 27 September 2017
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This is an amazing opportunity to train under Xavier Pelloux who with 20 years’ experience, started his own career as an apprentice and trained and qualified as a pastry chef in Switzerland, who creates desserts for all occasions. As an apprentice Pastry Chef, you will learn your trade and give you a great foundation to start your career.

Work within a small team of Pastry Chefs, to train in all aspects of being a Pastry Chef, creating a whole range of desserts from scratch.

  • Learning the basics up to the finished products
  • You would be expected to work to extremely high food safety standard and ensure that the work area was kept clean and that you worked in a clean and hygienic manner always.

Experience isn’t as important as a real passion and interest in the role and willingness to learn. Hard worker essential and commitment to your work and the company.


Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative
  • Organised
  • Ability to follow a recipe
  • Hard worker
  • Team player

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in pastry cakes, baking and desserts
  • Good communication skills
  • Someone who enjoys being part of a team
  • Someone who thrives in a busy environment
  • A willingness to learn a wide range of new skills
  • Can embrace and adapt to a varied working day/week

Qualifications required

GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English A-C or Functional skills at level 2

Future prospects

Permanent pastry chef

Things to consider

A lot is expected of you within this kitchen, hard work, commitment, sometimes shift/hours of work changing at short notice. A positive attitude always.

About the employer

The Patisserie Box base in Gloucestershire, Cheltenham offer a range of delicious desserts, perfect patisseries and cakes for both retail and trade customers. We specialise in creating ready-to-serve desserts for the hospitality and leisure industries. All produced by hand using top quality ingredients locally sourced.


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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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