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Assistant Pastry Chef

  • Seychelles, Africa
  • Competitive & Benefits

Job Brief

The assistant pastry chef works under the direct supervision of a head or executive pastry chef. As an assistant pastry chef, you assist in the day-to-day operations of a bakery or pastry kitchen.


  • Assist in developing and testing new recipes and presentation of desserts and pastries.
  • Ensures that the pastry shop and baking equipment are always kept in high state of cleanliness and running order and that all food hygiene regulations are strictly observed at all times.
  • Ensures that pastry workers always well groomed, motivated and well disciplined.
  • Promotes health and safety in the work place and ensures strict compliance to all regulations in force.
  • Assist with supervision and coordination of activities of Pastry Cooks in any outlets engaged in preparation of desserts, pastries, confections, and ice cream:
  • Assist in Planning of production for pastry department, according to menu or special requirements.
  • Supplies recipes for, and suggests methods and procedures to pastry team members
  • Creates and executes appropriate decors and ornaments for buffet and other food displays.
  • Requisitions supplies and equipment
  • Follows correct stock procedures and orders food or other requirements in accordance with the food cost control procedures.
  • Interact with guests, get their feedback and record their complaints
  • Ensure that any breakdown of equipment and services are immediately reported and dealt with swiftly and efficiently.
  • Ensure that in the context of the operations, all standards of management for the environment and its related legislation are strictly observed.
  • Ensure all equipment is cleaned, well-maintained and in proper functional order.
  • Through proper communication ensure that staff members have all the information they require in order to provide excellent service at all times.
  • Ensure that the Pastry staff receive appropriate and adequate training, supervision and assistance in order to achieve the desirable level of performance in the preparation, cooking and presentation of all dishes
  • Ensure that the cleaning staff receives appropriate and adequate training, supervision and assistance in order to use the materials and equipment correctly so as to keep the entire working areas clean and tidy.

Candidate Requirements :

  • At least 3 years of professional experience as an Assistant Pastry Chef/Sous Chef with a previous hotel experience working in top of the range luxury.
  • Excellent track record in the culinary field with preference to a mix of quality stand-alone restaurant of 2 and 3 Michelin Stars grade and Luxury five star resort operations.
  • They should testify to sound culinary education and training and appropriate training to supervisory and management functions.
  • Experience is a remote location is desired, and a similar operation is essential
  • Producer of consistently quality service
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Innovative, resourceful and adaptable
  • Flexible
  • Excellent management skills
  • Strong coaching & counseling skills
  • Strong team players
  • Excellent training & communication skills
  • Very high standards
  • Good administration skills

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