Executive Pastry Sous
Professional Career Services
Cape Town, Western Cape
21h ago
source : findojobs-za

Employer Description Exclusive up-market 5 star Hotel situated in Johannesburg. Job Description Pastry Chef Duties and Responsibilities : Manages all day-to-day operations of the pastry and bakery section of the kitchen, Prepare a wide variety of goods such as cakes, cookies, pies, bread etc, following traditional and modern recipes, Able to produce all baked goods including but not limited to artisan breads and rolls, muffins, laminated Danish, laminated croissants and doughnuts etc, Able to develop designs, or creates new ideas and items for Pastry Kitchen, Create new and exciting desserts to renew hotels menus and engage the interest of customers, Ensure excellent quality throughout the dessert offerings, Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products, Decorate pastries and desserts using different types of icings, toppings etc.

and ensure the food presentation will be beautiful and exciting, Coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.

Supervise and coordinate all pastry and dessert preparation and presentation, Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met, Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays, Monitor stocks for baking ingredients such as flour, sugar etc.

and make appropriate orders within budget, Check quality of material and condition of equipment and devices used for cooking, Report all equipment problems and maintenance issues, known safety hazards, or unsafe practices and procedures to supervisor immediately, Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement, Must possess a positive attitude and have the ability to work with a variety of people and in cooperation with co-workers efficiently and effectively, Able to recognize superior quality products, presentations and flavors, Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, Operates and maintains all department equipment and reports malfunctions.

Maintains cleanliness and organization in all work areas, Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members, Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors, Ensure compliance with food hygiene and Health and Safety standards, Guide and motivate pastry assistants and bakers to work more efficiently, Maintain a lean and orderly cooking station and adhere to health and safety standards, Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met for Pastry Team.

Qualifications Matric International Pastry Chef DiplomaInternational Chef Diploma preferably specializing in hotel / restaurant culinary arts Must have valid ServSafe Manager Certification Food portfolio is needed Recommendation letter from previous employer's or Chef Institution Skills Three to five years previous experience in a International 5 star environment : Requires a working knowledge of division operations as well as keeping to Company cultural and core standards, policies, and standard operating procedures.

Working knowledge is generally learned on-the-job,Requires ability to operate computer equipment and other food & beverage computer systems,Requires the ability to operate and utilize culinary production equipment and tools, Requires reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language.

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