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Pastry chef needed in Canada by T&T Supermarket Inc. 

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Pastry chef needed in Canada by T&T Supermarket Inc. 

Pastry chefs, also known as dessert chefs, are responsible for creating an assortment of desserts, including pastries, cookies, and other confections. They can work in a variety of food industries and will usually be a part of a larger team of chefs.

Job details

  •  Location: 2200 Park Royal South West Vancouver, BCV7T 2W4
  •  Salary: $55,120 to $57,000YEAR annually for 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Weekend, Shift, Flexible Hours, Early Morning, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Long term benefits, Financial benefits
  •  vacancies: 1 vacancy

We are looking for a creative pastry chef to be responsible for crafting delicious desserts and confectionery, designing seasonal menus, and developing new recipes for the pastry section of our kitchen. You should be passionate about baking and be inspired to create masterpieces that go beyond our customers’ expectations.

To be successful in this role you must be well-versed in the culinary arts and adhere to strict standards of hygiene and cleanliness.

Pastry Chef Responsibilities:

  • Operating and managing the pastry section of the kitchen and liaising with the executive and sous chefs to ensure a successful working environment.
  • Preparing ingredients and handling baking and other kitchen equipment.
  • Creating pastries, baked goods, and confections, by following a set recipe.
  • Developing new recipes for seasonal menus.
  • Decorating pastries and desserts to ensure beautiful and tasteful presentation.
  • Meeting with customers to discuss details and planning of custom-made desserts and pastries for special occasions, such as weddings.
  • Monitoring the stock of baking ingredients.
  • Ordering new supplies, ingredients, and equipment for the pastry section, when needed, and within budget.
  • Ensuring their section of the kitchen adheres to safety and health regulations.
  • Supervising and training staff members, when needed.

Pastry Chef Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • Post-secondary training at a culinary institution.
  • Certificate in culinary arts, pastry-making, baking, or relevant field.
  • 2 or more years’ experience working within the food industry as a Pastry Chef, Baker, or relevant role.
  • Working knowledge of baking techniques and the pastry-making process.
  • Creative ability with artistic skill in decorating cakes and other desserts.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • In-depth knowledge of sanitation principles, food preparation, and nutrition.
  • Flexible working hours, including weekends and evenings, when necessary.
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced, production environment.

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma
or equivalent experience

  • Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Food Safety Certificate

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Specific Skills
Bake mixed dough and batters
Area of Work Experience
Quality assurance or control; Product development and formulation
Additional Skills
Train staff in job duties, sanitation and safety procedures; Train staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food; Supervise baking personnel and kitchen staff; Maintain records of food costs, consumption, sales and inventory; Analyze operating costs and other data; Requisition food and kitchen supplies
Work Setting
Supermarket or bakery department; Large volume bakery
Work Site Environment
Noisy; Odours; Hot; Non-smoking
Transportation/Travel Information
Public transportation is available
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Standing for extended periods; Tight deadlines
Ability to Supervise
5-10 people
Work Location Information
Urban area
Ranks of Chefs
Pastry chef
Food Specialties
Bakery goods and desserts
Sous-Chefs Specific Skills
Supervise activities of specialist chefs, chefs, cooks and other kitchen workers
Chefs and Specialist Chefs Specific Skills
Create new recipes; Instruct cooks in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food; Supervise cooks and other kitchen staff
Executive Chefs Specific Skills
Recruit and hire staff; Plan menus and ensure food meets quality standards; Estimate food requirements and food and labour costs; Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Dependability; Reliability; Organized
Health benefits
Health care plan; Dental plan; Vision care benefits
Financial benefits
Bonus
Long term benefits
Group insurance benefits; Life insurance; Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP); Deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP)

Benefits

Health benefits

Health care plan, Dental plan, Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits, Life insurance, Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP), Deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP)

Financial benefits

Bonus

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

recruitment@tntsupermarket.com

Advertised until

2022-08-05

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