Pastry Chef Jobs

Pastry chef Overview

A pastry chef?s duties vary based on the size of the company he or she is employed in, but can typically be summed up rather easily. A pastry chef is in charge of producing baked goods like pastries, breads, desserts, and other sweets. Typically employed in hotels and restaurants, pastry chefs have the potential to make quite a large amount of money in the right location.

Pastry Chef Education Requirements

While pastry chefs technically only require a high school diploma or GED, training in the culinary arts is important. To rise higher in the ranks or to become the head pastry chef, upwards of five years? experience is needed. In addition, the ability to remain cool under pressure and balance tasks to quickly produce a large amount of baked goods simultaneously.

Pastry Chef Job Market

Job outlooks for pastry chefs are expected to grow by 5 percent by 2022, a below average amount compared to other careers. However, there are a projected 2,470 project annual job openings. Pastry chefs often find employment working for restaurants, hotels, universities, hospitals, and sometimes even on cruise ships. Those looking to become pastry chefs should begin training as soon as possible, as chefs with previous experience and a wide repertoire of recipes are in high demand among employers.

Pastry Chef Salary

Pastry chefs make a salary ranging from $12 per hour when starting out to as high as $30 an hour in some locations. The monthly wage of chefs employed on cruise ships can be around $2,000, while those employed in higher positions, such as head pastry chef, can reach as high as $78,000 per year. The salary varies based on location, experience, and the employing company.

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HILTON SPRINGFIELD Many positions open!! Banquet Chef, Bartenders, Servers and Stewards Pastry Chef Starbucks Barista Nick & Nino's Servers Assistants Apply in person 700 East Adams Drug Free Workplace...
Restaurant Sous Chef –Detroit area “Awarded Best Restaurant of the Year” Fine dining restaurant in media spotlight seeks hands on creative sous chef. Must enjoy a busy a la carte restaurant, will handle staff training, and daily chef specials. Prefer Culinary Graduate, CIA, Schoolcraft, OCC, Johnson & Wales, or completed culinary apprenticeship program. Great Benefits and Salary Sous Chefs - Ho...
MGM Resorts - Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV, 89134
The primary responsibility of the Asst Pastry Chef-Pastry Shop is to make all pastries in the pastry shop. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and property policies, practices and procedures. Ensure all products are rotation on a first-in, first-out philosophy. Ensure all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated area. Maintains solid knowledge of a...
The primary responsibility of the Asst Pastry Chef-Pastry Shop is to make all pastries in the pastry shop. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and property policies, practices and procedures. Ensure all products are rotation on a first-in, first-out philosophy. Ensure all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated area. Maintains solid knowledge of a...
The Executive Chef Pastry oversees all aspects of the Baking and Pastry operations and focuses on team member and guest satisfaction and adheres to budgeted financial guidelines. Communicates a clear vision to the team supporting the Breakers Culture and Food and Beverage Department objectives, coaches and counsels team members, provides team member recognition and performance feedback, completes ...
InterContinental Hotels Group Atlanta, GA, 30301
Job Description Job: Kitchen -United States Schedule: Full Time JobID: R103165-EN Do you see yourself as a Cook/Commis Chef ? What's your passion? Whether you're into football, fashion or flamingos at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything t...
Holiday Inn Atlanta, GA
Description Do you see yourself as a Cook/Commis Chef? What's your passion? Whether you're into football, fashion or flamingos at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly a...
Education Corporation of Americaowns and operates private accredited colleges across the United States as well as via the Internet from our corporate headquarters near Birmingham, Alabama. Our schools serve the needs of thousands of students while giving employers an educated and skilled workforce in the markets where we are located. We provide educational opportunities in business, administrativ...
Scheels is currently seeking a Full-Time Fudge/Pastry Chef for our New Rochester location! This individual will quickly process accurate and efficient orders and sales transactions while providing excellent customer service by greeting and thanking customers and responding to their requests. This position will represent Scheels as a friendly, courteous and knowledgeable professional to all custome...
Pastry Chef Req ID 114601 - Posted Jan. 5, 2015, 9:22 p.m. CA, San Francisco - Ocean Ave (10432) - Full-Time SUMMARY: As a Pastry Chef, you will be responsible for producing high quality pastry and dessert products in substantial volumes. You will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to customers and team members. Support the Bakery Team Leade...
Hilton Houston, TX
A Chef de Partie with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for preparing, seasoning, cooking and testing food items in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic exper...
An Executive Pastry Chef with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for directing and administering the planning, preparation, production and control of all pastry production in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hot...
Kindred Healthcare St Louis, MO
Job Overview: Assist Pastry Chef in creating, planning and supervising the production of top quality pastries, desserts and baked goods in a cost effective, safe manner to enhance the quality of the guest's experience. Responsible for daily production and supervision of the pastry shop hourly staff. Creates and recommends menu changes to the Pastry Chef and Executive Chef. Job Qualifications: 2 ...
Overview: Responsibilities: Preparation of desserts and other baked goods. Plans the dessert and sweets menu, creates recipes and manages ingredients inventory. Often determines how the dessert course will be displayed and presented on the plate, including what sauces and garnishes to include. Responsible for baking breads and rolls in addition to the dessert offerings. Primarily responsible for...
Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square San Francisco, CA
We are seeking a professional with an exceptional service attitude for the position of Executive Pastry Chef. The Executive Pastry Chef will assist the Executive Chef in all aspects of leading and managing the kitchen and kitchen personnel, ensuring the quality preparation and presentation of all menu items and proper handling/storage of all food items in accordance with hotel standards and sanita...
Kalahari Resorts Wilmington, DE
JOB SUMMARY This is a high volume position - mixing creativity with output. You will need to be successful with the directions and management of all bake shop operations and associates. Must become well-versed with the volume and demand for special events here in the Dells Currently well-versed with high end wedding cakes, fondant and pulled/blown sugar Currently well-versed with pastillage/choc...
We are seeking a professional with an exceptional service attitude for the position of Executive Pastry Chef. The Executive Pastry Chef will assist the Executive Chef in all aspects of leading and managing the kitchen and kitchen personnel, ensuring the quality preparation and presentation of all menu items and proper handling/storage of all food items in accordance with hotel standards and sanita...
JOB SUMMARY This is a high volume position - mixing creativity with output. You will need to be successful with the directions and management of all bake shop operations and associates. Must become well-versed with the volume and demand for special events here in the Dells Currently well-versed with high end wedding cakes, fondant and pulled/blown sugar Currently well-versed with pastillage/choc...
JOB SUMMARY This is a high volume position - mixing creativity with output. You will need to be successful with the directions and management of all bake shop operations and associates. Must become well-versed with the volume and demand for special events here in the Dells Currently well-versed with high end wedding cakes, fondant and pulled/blown sugar Currently well-versed with pastillage/choc...
-prepararea si ornarea deserturilor, a produselor de cofetarie /patiserie (pregatire, framintare, modelare, coacere, ornare) la bordul navelor de croaziera - aplicarea normelor igienico-sanitare - satisfacerea si asigurarea standardului de calitate a produselor, corespunzatoare unor nave de croaziera de 4 si 5 stele - se subordoneaza direct Chef-ului de Cuisine Beneficii: Se ofera salariu atr...

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Pastry Chef

Salaries

$18,720.00 - $60,000.00
Typical Salary for Pastry Chef
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Education / Training

Associates
39.4%
Bachelor's
24.2%
Some College Coursework Completed
12.1%
Certification
9.1%
Vocational
7.6%
High School
4.5%
(66 Respondents)
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