Casual Pastry Chef Job in Kenya

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Casual Pastry Chef Job in Kenya

Casual pastry Chef - Cysuites Apartment Hotel

Job Type:   Temporary

Job Category:   Hospitality Industry

Closing Date:   November 17th, 2022

Location:   Nairobi

CySuites Apartment Hotel is a luxurious serviced apartment hotel located along Church Road, off Waiyaki Way in Nairobi’s bustling Westland’s area. The hotel offers 32 two-bedroom apartment, 6 one-bedroom apartment and 2 penthouses.

These fully serviced apartments offer contemporary living and working spaces fitted with amenities to meet the needs of short and extended stays within a serene location which is the perfect home away for both business and leisure travellers.

The all-day dining restaurant serves a variety of both Kenyan and continental dishes. The bar area features a fine selection of wines alongside a wide range of spirits and Signature Cocktails.


The hotel has fitness facilities to help you keep up with your fitness regime while staying with us, including a heated pool.

The Pastry Chef should have the culinary expertise and experience to make a wide variety of desserts and baked goods, including confectionery work. They must understand and appreciate the subtleties of flavour pairings and different tastes, and have a good aesthetic sense for food and pastry presentation. They must adhere to health and safety standards to provide clients with the best possible serving. They must be creative with their dessert creations and continually research and test new and different dessert and baking recipes to ensure that guests have an exceptional dining experience. In addition to this, they should demonstrate the ability to work efficiently in a team on various assignments and should manage to work both in the hot kitchen and the pastry section when required to.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees creativity and prepares all desserts required for the restaurant, functions, and specialty orders.
  • Prepare a wide variety of goods such as cakes, cookies, pies, bread etc. following traditional and modern recipes
  • 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
  • Maintain a lean and orderly cooking station and adhere to health and safety standards
  • Schedules production of all baked goods to maintain an inventory of fresh baked goods at all times.
  • Ensure excellent quality throughout the dessert offering
  • Ensure that guest have a positive and memorable experience.
  • Should efficiently work in the hot kitchen when there is need
  • Any other duties as shall be assigned from time to time

Qualifications

  • Diploma / Certificate in Food Production or related
  • Minimum experience: 2 years in a hospitality set-up
  • Valid Food handlers certificate
  • Knowledge in HACCP
  • Excellent record in kitchen operations and procedures
  • Covid-19 vaccination certificate

How to Apply

Apply for the job here