Pastry Chef Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Pastry Chef

Location: Nairobi – Kenya

Industry: Hospitality

Our client, a market leader in Hospitality is urgently seeking to hire talented and result oriented Pastry Chef. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in culinary arts with a passion for sweet and delicious creations.

He/she will be accountable for overall success of the daily pastry operations, exhibits creative baking and decorating talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff in preparing quality and consistent pastries for all areas by performing the following duties;

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, design, or create new ideas and items for pastry kitchen
  • Oversee and organizes pastry stock and ingredients
  • Assist the Executive Chef with menu development associated with pastry
  • Recognize superior quality products, presentations and flavor
  • Comply with and adhere to all recipes, method of preparation and instructions given by the supervisor
  • Achieve consistently high standards presentation, composition and flavor for all pastry items prepared
  • Ensure food quality and standards are maintained at all times
  • Verifies that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed
  • Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget
  • Follow prescribed disciplines with regard to all kitchen procedures such as HACCP, Health and Safety, and Food Safety Management, Fire and Safety, and OH&S
  • Achieve high customer satisfaction

Key Competencies & Qualifications

  • Diploma in Culinary Arts, Pastry-Making, Baking or any other related field from a recognized institution
  • Minimum 3 years of Pastry management experience in a high volume high-end hotel or catering business
  • Thorough knowledge of HACCP and all safety regulation in food industry
  • Excellent written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge in culinary arts with a passion for sweet and delicious creations
  • He/she must understand and appreciate the difference of the flavor pairing and their tastes, and should have a good visual sense for food and pastry presentation
  • Reliable, driven, self-starter with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Possess multitasking ability for getting several tasks done within a short period

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Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: November 13, 2018 — 9:24 pm