Pastry Chef

Closing date: 31/12/2022


A Pastry Chef, or Dessert Chef, bakes various desserts in a kitchen within a restaurant or bakery. Their main duties include following recipes to create pastries, cookies and other baked goods, developing new and unique recipes to feature on the menu and keeping stock of the kitchen’s inventory.

Operate and manage the pastry section of a kitchen, working together with the other chefs
Prepare a variety of baked goods
Decorate and present pastries and baked goods in a tasteful and beautiful way
Monitor and order ingredients, supplies and equipment
Meet with customers to discuss custom-made desserts or baked goods for special occasions
Ensure the bakery section of the kitchen adheres to health and safety regulations
Identify staffing needs, help to recruit new personnel and train them
Develop new seasonal recipes and menus and keep up with the latest trends

Proven experience as Pastry Chef, baker or relevant role
Great attention to detail and creativity
Organizing and leadership skills
Willingness to replenish professional knowledge
In depth knowledge of sanitation principles, food preparation and baking techniques and nutrition
Working knowledge of baking with ingredient limitations (pastries that are gluten free, sugarless etc.)
Certificate in culinary arts, pastry-making, baking or relevant field

Note: you will be required to attach the following:

Resume / CV
Passport Copy
Educational Certifications
Intro video of yourself
Full Length Photograph