A Pastry Chef bakes various desserts in the restaurant. Follow recipes and create pastries, cookies and other baked goods. A Pastry Chef must develop new and unique recipes to feature on the menu seasonally.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Creativity to design new and unique menu items to attract guests.
Knowledge of how baking ingredients work together and how they can be used in creative ways.
Leadership skills to manage the pastry section in a kitchen, including hiring the right team and motivating them in a high-stress environment.
Time management skills to deliver orders ons schedule and avoid wasting food.
Physical strength and stamina to spend long hours standing and performing repetitive motions.
Flexibility, since hours for a Pastry Chef may vary and include weekends, evenings and holidays.