About Us

 

Pavilion is a well regarded independently owned speciality bakery offering the very best in sourdough bread, pastries and coffee in East London and Cornwall. Founded in 2007 in Victoria Park, Pavilion exemplifies what it means to be everybody’s ‘local’. With over 10 years of experience, the Pavilion sites celebrate speciality, seasonal produce from the UK and promote health through food with a particular focus on the very best fruit and vegetables.

 

The sites are meat-free and stocked with organic, local produce and homemade jams with fruit from the Chegworth Valley alongside the daily baked goods.

 

We are a small hard working team in an established and evolving dynamic business in some of the most prominent locations in East London. We are looking to extend our team with passionate and ambitious people. You must be committed, personable and looking for a challenge. There are real opportunities within the company and we are looking for individuals who can drive us forward.

 

We admire companies who can exceed and surpass expectations with high quality amazing customer service, teams such as Caravan, Dishoom, Allpress Espresso, Monmouth Coffee, Brawn & Padella. We are looking for people to join our team who can bring this level of service and commitment.

 

Experienced Chef

 

We’re looking for a confident, experienced chef to join our busy, seasonal kitchen team in Victoria Park. After a brand new kitchen was installed last month, we’ve got the perfect place for someone enthusiastic and creative to exercise their food and cooking knowledge. You’ll be working alongside 3 experienced chefs preparing a variety of seasonal dishes including pies, fresh pastas, soups, daals and ever changing weekly specials. Experience in open fire cooking, fish, pastry, pasta and seasonal produce is a must.

 

We are lucky enough to cook with some of the best produce grown in England, some of which we coordinate the growing of ourselves with a team of growers in North London. Being passionate about food is a must – the right candidate will be enthusiastic and excited about the cooking we’re doing. Pavilion aims to champion classic, British nostalgic food that is flavour led. We don’t serve meat at any of our sites; we’re serious about our food having the smallest environmental impact possible. Vegetables, fruit, British dairy produce, fresh fish, and excellent herbs and spices lead the way for us.

 

We are a small team working in an exceptionally busy cafe kitchen, so it is important for us to find the right person who can crack on, fit in and be confident in their abilities. This is an open kitchen, so the right candidate will be confident talking to customers if needed, and enjoy the interactions between cafe staff, customers and chefs. Serious food experience is a must, but so is the right attitude. We offer great day time hours, an exciting and ever evolving menu and the opportunity to create truly fresh, season led food.

 

This job is suitable for someone with a minimum of 2 years experience as a chef in a busy restaurant or cafe as the right candidate will need to hit the ground running and exhibit their knowledge straight away

  • LocationVictoria Park, London, UK
  • DepartmentKitchen
  • Employment TypeFull Time
  • Minimum ExperienceExperienced

Experienced Pastry Chef

 

We are looking for an experienced, confident pastry chef to join our bakery team in Leyton, London. Our bakery team combines years of experience with excellent knowledge, training and enthusiasm ensuring our bread and pastry are some of the best in London and the UK. We now have an opportunity to add another pastry chef to the section, who can work alongside our head of pastry and the rest of the team to create world class viennoiserie with rigorous standards of production.

 

Our bakery prides itself on doing the classics, exceptionally well. An understanding of traditional viennoiserie and an interest in the culture of current baking trends is vital for our team – we may have a small offering but we take great pride in those key products. Our bakery is a large, bright space in London’s east end and offers the very best in equipment and ingredients – fresh flour, single estate chocolate and french butter make for the best pastries and we uphold rigorous standards on every ingredient we use.

 

Our bakery is the perfect place for someone enthusiastic and creative to exercise their baking and pastry skills, and we’re looking for someone who truly loves the industry and the products they create.

 

The right candidate will have a minimum of one years experience in a professional pastry kitchen of some kind (hotel, restaurant, bakery etc.) and must be able to work with excellent consistency and personal standards under the guidance of the head bakers and the owner.

  • LocationLeyton, London, UK
  • DepartmentKitchen
  • Employment TypeFull Time
  • Minimum ExperienceExperienced

Experienced Barista

 

We are looking for a first-class, highly experienced Barista to add to our Victoria Park team. We are looking to extend our team with passionate and ambitious people, who have significant experience working with speciality coffee. You must be outgoing, personable and looking for a challenge. There are real opportunities within the company and we are looking for individuals who can drive us forward.

 

You need to have worked in similar demanding, high-volume positions and be able to deliver top class coffee under high pressure. We work with the very best coffees from Origin Roasters in Cornwall, with a focus on rotating single origins for filter brewing and slamming espresso all day every day. We take our coffee seriously, brewing on a brand new La Marzocco KB90 with VA Mythos grinders.

 

This is a full time role, and weekend availability is a must.

 

You must be an excellent communicator and a perfectionist. Being able to adapt and plan on your feet is key. You must love food and coffee and have the passion to sell our products as well as making a superb cup of coffee.

 

We are a London Living Wage employer and we are happy to discuss rates depending on experience.

  • LocationVictoria Park, London, UK
  • DepartmentFOH
  • Employment TypeFull Time
  • Minimum ExperienceExperienced

Kitchen Porter

 

We’re looking for a kitchen porter to join our busy, seasonal kitchen team in Victoria Park. After a brand new kitchen was installed last month, we’ve got the perfect place for someone enthusiastic and creative to grow their kitchen experience. Pavilion aims to champion classic, British nostalgic food that is flavour led. We don’t serve meat at any of our sites; we’re serious about our food having the smallest environmental impact possible. Vegetables, fruit, British dairy produce, fresh fish, and excellent herbs and spices lead the way for us.

 

The main purpose of a Kitchen Porter is to efficiently manage the pot washing section of the kitchen as well as making sure the kitchen and front of house has everything needed whilst following strict hygiene, health and safety rules. As well as this you will be expected to carry out simple food preparation duties under the supervision of our team of chefs who will guide you in all your duties. This is a role for a good listener, a hard worker and someone who appreciates a clean kitchen and stays calm in the middle of a busy kitchen service!

 

Basic Duties:

  • Ensure basic cleaning jobs are carried out as quickly as possible.
  • Collect and wash up pots and pans.
  • Clean food preparation areas and equipment.
  • Unload food and equipment deliveries.
  • Keep the storeroom organised.
  • Keep cool room tidy and organized
  • Keep work surfaces, walls and floors clean and sanitised
  • LocationVictoria Park, London, UK
  • DepartmentKitchen
  • Employment TypeFull Time
  • Minimum ExperienceExperienced