As our Head Pastry Chef, you are responsible for operating the pastry section of the bakery operations while working closely with the Master baker and kitchen staff. In this position, you will also be required to plan production and develop seasonal offerings.
Responsible to create high quality pastry dishes with the standard recipes and presentations in order to maintain quality standards and consistency of product. Also assist in production and maintenance of par stocks of pastry and dessert with proper rotation of products and maintain highest cleanliness and hygiene standard in the pastry and bakery section.
checking the cleanliness of equipment and operation of premises before production runs to ensure compliance with occupational health and safety regulations
checking the quality of raw materials and weighing ingredients
kneading, maturing, cutting, moulding, mixing and shaping dough and pastry goods
preparing pastry fillings
monitoring oven temperatures and product appearance to determine baking times
coordinating the forming, loading, baking, unloading, de-panning and cooling of batches of bread, rolls and pastry products
glazing buns and pastries, and decorating cakes with cream and icing
operating machines which roll and mould dough and cut biscuits
emptying, cleaning and greasing baking trays, tins and other cooking equipment
Good knowledge of different types of pastry, dessert, cake decorating.
Posses professional disposition with good communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work a variety of shifts including weekends, days, afternoons and evenings.
Positive attitude and Good communication skills.
High school diploma or 3 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area or 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major.
Minimum of 4 years of experience in pastry cooking or Pastry Chef Experience with high volume food production.
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Only successful applicants will be notified for further information/interview