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01/03/2018

EXPERIENCED PASTRY/CAKE CHEF who can decorate cakes for all occasions needed. The successful applicant will have experience in commercial cake decorating within a busy kitchen and be enthusiastic, dynamic and demonstrate team player attitude.

Pay dependent on experience, Candidates must be hard working, flexible and have a passion for all things cake. Part /full time positions available for immediate start.

The Candidate must have

  • Passionate and creative
  • Previous experience as a Cake Decorator/Baker, preparing and baking of cakes and confectioneries and producing and covering cakes to a professional level.
  • Baking- levelling/splitting/filling/stacking/covering cakes
  • Advanced sugar modelling, sugar flowers and royal icing skills and experience
  • Wedding cake decorating experience, including marking, branding and stencilling by hand
  • Experience in carving/sculpting bespoke cakes
  • Experience of working with ganache & sharp edges
  • Icing cupcakes, macaroons, cake pops, cookies etc
  • Decorating and developing new and existing products
  • Training other team members on the skills
  • Being aware of current market trends
  • Knowledge of food safety, Health & Hygiene

Please note that an in-depth knowledge of cake production, baking and decorating with a technical understanding of processing ingredients would be an advantage. Professional qualifications are not necessary but could be an advantage. Good PC skills including email, and photo shop would be an advantage.

Job Location: Wimbledon Park, SW19

For more info, please call The Cake Parlour on 0161 833 0181 or send your updated CV and pictures of your work/portfolio (show a Wedding cake, a sugar flower, novelty cake with sugar modelling) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You will be asked for samples of your previous work and the interview will include a practical session.

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We are looking for more new talented and passionate staff to join our team. If you are creative, driven, and enthusiastic about working The Cake Parlour could be for you. We are a small dedicated team where you can learn, grow and provide creative input. We love what we do and we’re hoping to find someone who shares our enthusiasm for Cake Decorating. If that sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you.

Please send your CV with a cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. It would also be a good idea to send a portfolio of your cakes.

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Internships

We also currently have internship positions as well as cake decorating jobs throughout the year. They are between 20 – 40 hours a week (unpaid, full or part time). Individuals require prior experience or training in either Pastry or Cake Decorating.

As an intern at The Cake Parlour you will have the opportunity to be involved in every aspect under the direct supervision of Zoe and the kitchen manager. This is an excellent opportunity to gain top level experience and participation in the creation of our award-winning wedding cakes.

We are always looking for more new talented and passionate staff to join our team. If you are creative, driven, and enthusiastic about working on a small dedicated team where you can learn, grow and provide creative input, a position at The Cake Parlour could be for you. We love what we do and we’re hoping to find someone who shares our enthusiasm for Cake Decorating. If that sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you.

Please send your CV together with a cover letter and portfolio of your cakes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Testimonials

We’ve got back from honeymoon today and wanted to send you and your team a massive thank you in making our wedding day a success with the beautiful cake.

N B (April 2018)

Wow they look great!

L.W, (April 2017)

I just wanted to say a huge thank you for Leos beautiful cake. It's perfect and am so happy with it. Thank you again to you and your team. I will definitely be ordering another one soon.

Hollie (Feb 2017)

Dear Super Chefs at the Cake Parlour! Thank you so much for delivering the most Superb, gorgeous and fantastic, beautifully decorated cup-cakes yesterday!! It was the loveliest surprise when I got ...

NG (May 2018)

I just wanted to say how much we LOVED our cake! It was beautiful and absolutely delicious! Thank you again so much for all your help - we will be back again soon!

Caroline - September 2015

Thank you so much for the beautiful wedding cake, it was stunning. Guests did comment on how unique it looked (and tasted good too). Thanks again.

Sylvia (Sept 2017)

Just a quick email to say thanks for our wonderful cake! Everyone said it looked absolutely stunning, and it tasted even better.

GF (Sept 2018) Shakespeare Globe Theatre, London

Just wanted to thank you for the wedding cake delivered last Saturday. It was very well received by our guests and provided a wonderful conclusion to our wedding day lunch at the Ivy. Thanks for ...

Tom (Nov 2017) The Ivy Café, Wimbledon

Just a little email to thank you very much for the cake! It looked absolutely amazing!! You guys did an amazing job from start to finish and the taste is wonderful!The mum to be was very happy as ...

C.A (May 2017)

A first-class decorative festive delicious cake. Very much enjoyed and admired by all. Well done and thank you.

Glyn (Jul 2018)