Careers

Yum Tea is an independent tea shop with a simple and elegant patisserie offering with Asian flavour flair. It will be a 7-day a week cafe with a focus on fresh baked asian-style breads and afternoon tea style patisserie, cakes and cookies. The kitchen is brand new and is fitted with new mixers, prover and convection oven.

Please view current openings below, if you are an ambitious individual that your skill sets match below, please contact us with a copy of your resume and a brief cover letter.

 

 

 

Pastry Chef

The in-house patisserie will produce a daily offering of filled pineapple buns, burnt cheesecakes, roll cakes, loaf cakes, cookies, biscuits, and more.  We are looking for a passionate pastry chef who is an all-rounder and will energise the kitchen. Experience with doughs is preferred. Although the opening menu has been created, we want to work with a passionate chef who is excited about contributing recipes and developing their own ideas for the concept.

Our ideal candidate will have 2 - 5 years of kitchen experience and is confident to run a section. We want to hire someone that is enthusiastic about provenance, seasonality and ingredients and has a detailed understanding of kitchen processes (including health and safety). It is also important that our candidate can excel in both creativity and production, and holds themselves to very high standards.

We believe in a strong work/life balance - the shifts & salary will be:

  • Daytime
  • 5 days per week (2 consecutive days off)
  • 37.5  - 40 hours per week
  • Salary expectation £37k-£40k range depending on experience

As the head pastry chef, you will be responsible for:

  • Running the pastry production including:
    • Breads
      • Mixing Doughs
      • Shaping
      • Baking
    • Patisserie
      • Cheesecake
      • Roll cakes
      • Creams
      • Custards
      • Cakes
      • Cookies
      • Biscuits
      • Decorating and finishing
    • Production Admin
      • Stock management
      • Ordering
      • H&S sheets
      • Updating production docs
      • Cleaning and maintenance of section
      • Supporting general manager on pastry rota

We are seeking a chef that can grow with the company and the section, that has really high standards and is excited about pastries!

 

Front of the House Team Member

We are looking for a front of the house team member that is able to do some or all of the following tasks

- customer service 

- drink making

- cleaning

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount

 The schedule can be any of the below with either 30 minutes or 1 hour long break

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday 

Experience:

  • full time work at a customer facing role: 1 year (required)
  • Barista experience: desired

Salary range: £12 - £13 per hour depends on experience