Pastry Chef

Pastry Chef Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Pastry Chef to join our team.


  • Check quality of material and condition of equipment and devices used for cooking;
  • Decorate pastries using different icings, toppings, etc to ensure the presentation will be beautiful and exciting;
  • Guide and motivate pastry assistants and bakers to work more efficiently;
  • Monitor stocks for baking ingredients such as flour, sugar etc. and make appropriate orders within budget;
  • Prepare a wide variety of goods such as cakes, cookies, pies, bread etc. following traditional and modern recipes;
  • Create new and exciting desserts to renew our menus and engage the interest of customers;
  • Maintain a lean and orderly cooking station and adhere to health and safety standards;
  • Identify staffing needs and help recruit and train personnel.


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

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