Bakery/Pastry chef

High School   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1733
Date Posted:Apr 9, 2018
Closing Date:May 4, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:0

About Homemade:


Job Summary:

Dessert chefs, or pastry chefs, create all manner of baked goods, pastries, confections, and other desserts for restaurants, hotels, bakeries, and pastry shops. They may work as the sole chef responsible for desserts in a small bakery or restaurant or serve as part of a team of dessert chefs in larger restaurants and hotels. In smaller establishments and as the head of a team, dessert chefs often design the dessert menus and develop new recipes.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Dessert chef, also known as pastry chef, create a variety of desserts, including pastries, cookies, candies, and other sweets. This requires both technical baking skills and a creative eye. This career requires little formal education; however, many aspiring dessert chefs receive baking and pastry training through postsecondary certificate and degree programs. This job might appeal to individuals with interests in the culinary arts, restaurants and catering, and food presentation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The pastry chef job description includes a long list of tasks and responsibilities. The working hours of a pastry chef are divided between working in the kitchen, organizing and purchasing necessary ingredients for future products. The following tasks and responsibilities are usually adapted to the location in which the pastry chef will work as well as to the number of people working in the kitchen such as following:

Create and prepare desserts in accordance with the existent menus;

Create and bake breads to accompany different meals in restaurants;

Decorate cakes and baked goods according to requirements;

Plate desserts for serving if necessary;

Creates baked goods for specific diets (gluten free, sugar free, diabetes-friendly, etc.);

Inspect the quality of the ingredients and measure them for specific recipes;

Talk to suppliers and choose the ingredients needed for desserts and other baked goods;

Prepare a budget for ingredient purchase;

Ensure that the kitchen equipment is in good conditions and meets all requirements;

Organize the kitchen staff and supervise while working;

Train the kitchen staff to meet imposed standards if needed;

Cleans the equipment and utensils and maintains the kitchen clean and in good order for proper functioning.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


- postsecondary education
- professional training in pastry is preferred
- On-the-job training
- Knowledge of hygiene
- Knowledge to operate modern baking equipment

Job Keywords:

Food production
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