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Pastry Chef

JOB TITLE: Pastry Chef
CONTRACT TYPE: Full Time
LOCATION: Auckland
INDUSTRY: Hospitality
REFERENCE: Ad-4273
CONTACT NAME: Belinda Peddie
JOB DESCRIPTION

An iconic hotel in NZ is seeking a talented Pastry Chef for their busy kitchen.

OPPORTUNITY
You will be responsible for the preparation, presentation and display of desserts (if you are exceptional at icing cakes – this would be a bonus), pastries, breads and other baked goods; as well as items in the designated area of the kitchen. You will be required to maintain the equipment and work area. You will work with the head chef to pair breads and desserts, and to create, or follow recipes, using your artistic flair … all the time maintaining records, ordering food, and enforcing food safety standards. Within the execution of these tasks, you must maintain a spirit of enthusiasm, cooperation, resourcefulness and leadership amongst all colleagues, ensuring a united effort builds great food-memories for guests.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the Sous Chef / Executive Chef to develop product & service initiatives, be creative in the design and implementation of ongoing food concepts
  • Ensuring Commis Chefs and Demi Chefs are supported and completing allocated tasks on time, training them to be able to run the section in your absence
  • Maintain a high level of functionality and efficiency, demonstrating food cost control practices
  • Ensure high standards of hygiene as per HACCP standards within the kitchen as well as your section

 
Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Trade Certificate or a National / International Diploma in Patisserie /  Advanced Professional Cookery Certificate
  • Previous experience as a Pastry Chef, preferably in a 4-5-star lodge and or, hotel environment
  • An ability to 'think outside the square' and a creative flare
  • An up to date food hygiene certificate
  • A proven ability to work in a fast-paced, pressured environment
  • Self-motivation and self-discipline
  • A natural ability to multi-task and manage a team

 
Benefits

  • Salary highly negotiable / Free Duty meals / Discounts on car-parking / Career development
  • Recognition programmes
     

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