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Trinity College is the largest and one of the most renowned and prestigious of the Colleges of Cambridge University, with approximately 1,080 students and 190 Fellows, who are supported by over 350 staff.

The Catering Department, of circa 75 staff provides the food and drink service for the senior and junior members and for staff.  In doing so, the department can produce up to 1,500 meals each day, for 364 days in the year, using ingredients and  applying cooking techniques from around the world.   The quality, variety, presentation, service and cost of the food and drink provided are a key element in ensuring that the educational aims of the College are underpinned by the good service of the Catering Department.

We wish to appoint a Pastry Commis Chef who will assist the Chefs de Partie (Section Chefs) and Sous Chefs with the production of innovative high-quality dishes.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone with similar pastry experience who wishes to develop their skills in this fast moving, professional environment.

Applicants must be creative, enthusiastic and have a professional attitude to work.  Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a busy team are essential.  A good working knowledge of health, safety and hygiene together with awareness of special diets and nutrition is important.

A salary of £19,605 per annum is offered with additional benefits which include, free lunch when working in College, cycle to work scheme, a subsidised gym and free private health and dental care subject to eligibility.

All applicants for jobs at Trinity College are asked to complete the College Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form which can be found below.

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 3 December 2021.

Completed application forms should be returned to [email protected]

We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing date above should sufficient suitably qualified applications be received.


This vacancy closes on December 3, 2021 - 11:55 pm

Hiring team: HR

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Further Particulars

Application Form

Equal Opportunities monitoring form

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