Our Village Foods Zambia
Posted Job
30 days ago

Pastry Chef

Job Purpose:

Oversees the restaurant’s kitchen by managing other members of the food preparation team. The pastry Chef to prepare a variety of desserts, pastries or other sweet goods. Your skill in baking high quality treats should be matched by your creativity to develop new amazing tastes and recipes.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare a wide variety of goods such as cakes, cookies, pies, bread etc. following traditional and modern recipes
  • Create new and exciting desserts to renew our menus and engage the interest of customers
  • Decorate pastries using different icings, toppings etc. to ensure the presentation will be beautiful and exciting
  • Monitor stocks for baking ingredients such as flour, sugar etc. and make appropriate orders within budget
  • Check quality of material and condition of equipment and devices used for cooking
  • Guide and motivate pastry assistants and bakers to work more efficiently
  • Identify staffing needs and help recruit and train personnel
  • Maintain a lean and orderly cooking station and adhere to health and safety standards

Requirements

  • 3-5 Years’ experience as Pastry Chef, baker or relevant role
  • Diploma/Certificate in Food production
  • Great attention to detail and creativity
  • Organizing and leadership skills
  • Willingness to replenish professional knowledge
  • In depth knowledge of sanitation principles, food preparation and baking techniques and nutrition
  • Working knowledge of baking with ingredient limitations (pastries that are gluten free, sugarless etc.)
  • Certificate in culinary arts, pastry-making, baking or relevant field

Method of Application

Our Village Foods Zambia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and if you meet the requirements of the position, please address your application letter to:

The Human Resource Officer,

Our Village Foods Zambia,

Plot 12 Lunzua Road, Rhodespark,

P/B E851,

Lusaka, Zambia and e-mail your application letter with your CV to:

Email applications to
recruitment@rsmzm.co.zm

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