Job Summary


We are seeking a qualified, experienced Pastry Chef Manager to lead the commercial baking operations of a successful business entity in Barbados. The successful candidate will be required to lead the day to day operations and manage a team of pastry chefs and bakers in the production of a range of high-quality pastries, desserts and breads.
 

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the preparation of a wide variety cakes, cookies, pies, pastries, breads, croissants, and desserts.
  • Design menus and develop new recipes for desserts, pastries and breads.
  • Ensure that all products are attractively decorated and displayed.
  • Train staff re: recipes, food preparation, use of equipment, portion control and excellent presentation of items.
  • Conduct performance monitoring and performance appraisal of staff.
  • Ensure adherence to health and safety rules, regulations and standards.
  • Procure goods and raw materials per sales projections and budget requirements.
  • Ensure proper storage and rotation of ingredients and products.
  • Conduct ongoing research with the goal of improving food preparation processes.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of effective cost saving initiatives.
  • Any other related duties as may be directed by senior management.

 

Requirements

  • A degree in Food Science or a related field or an approved qualification from a recognized Culinary Institute in food preparation and/or pastry making along with suitable experience in pastry making or food production.
  • Experience in Production Planning, Operational Management and/or Quality Assurance in a manufacturing or food production environment.
  • Experience in managing a commercial-sized kitchen would be an asset.
  • Training and experience in applying HACCP standards.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a managerial or supervisory role.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A creative and innovative thinker.
  • Budget-management skills and experience.
  • Integrity and dependability.
  • Results oriented with the ability to meet deadlines.

 


Closing date for applications is August 05, 2020

Reference
VAC-3642
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Profiles Caribbean Inc.
Hours
Employment Type
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Salary
Competitive
Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
Required
Your Education Level
Degree
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