Head Pastry Chef - Hospitality & Leisure jobs in Malta - June 2024
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Head Pastry Chef


Published on 15 Sep 2023

Expired on 31 Oct 2023


Our client, an established manufacturer of food products, is recruiting for an experienced Head Pastry Chef. Reporting to the Executive Head Chef your duties will include:

  • Collaborating with the culinary team to develop and create innovative, seasonal, and enticing pastry menus that complement the overall concept of the establishment.
  • Developing and refining recipes for a range of pastries, desserts, and baked goods, ensuring they are consistently high-quality, visually appealing, and delicious.
  • Overseeing the production of pastries and desserts, ensuring proper techniques, portion control, and presentation to meet the establishment's standards.
  • Managing, training, and mentoring a team of pastry cooks, providing guidance and fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Monitoring inventory levels of pastry ingredients and supplies, and coordinating with the procurement team to ensure timely and efficient ordering.
  • Maintaining a clean, organised, and efficient pastry kitchen, ensuring adherence to food safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Working within budgetary constraints to optimise ingredient usage and minimising waste, while maintaining the desired level of quality.
  • Collaborating with other kitchen departments to coordinate dessert offerings for special events, catering, and private functions.
  • Staying updated with industry trends, techniques, and new ingredients to continually enhance the pastry offerings.

Working Hours: Monday - Saturday: 0700hrs - 1500hrs (Full Weekends Seasonal)


Skill-sets and Requirements
  • Fluency in written and verbal Maltese and English.
  • Proven experience as a Head Pastry Chef with previous experience in Hotels and Food Manufacturing/Production industry is a must.
  • Leadership and team management skills.
  • Strong knowledge of baking techniques, flavour profiles, and dessert presentation.
  • Familiarity with food safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressure kitchen environment.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to quality.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Creative flair and a passion for developing new pastry recipes.

€40,000 / year
Full Time
Job Type
Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
Hospitality & Leisure
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