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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Restaurant Sous Chef –Detroit area “Previous Recipient of Best Restaurant of the Year" Have you worked in fine restaurants in NYC, Chicago, LA, San Francisco, Las Vegas, or Miami? Fine dining restaurant in media spotlight seeks hands on creative sous chef with a passion for food. Must enjoy a busy a la carte restaurant, will handle staff training, and daily chef specials. Prefer Culinary Graduat...
Skills: General competency in a kitchen: measuring, weighing, mixing. Professional experience not mandatory. Fast, precise and team player. Able to lift 15 lbs+, able to stay in a standing position during the whole shift. Culinary education mandatory. Able to communicate in Spanish. Duties: Preparing fillings Filling pastries Position: Temp to hire Hours: 8am until 4pm Salary to start...
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Pastry Chef: Pastry Cook Zuma, located in the heart of downtown Miami, brings an internationally acclaimed style of modern Japanese cuisine to America. Already renowned in London, Hong Kong, Istanbul and Dubai; Zuma Miami offers a sophisticated cuisine philosophy of flavorsome, modern Japanese dishes in a fun and vibrant environment inspired by the informal Japanese dining style, Izakaya. Zuma......
Come and work for the most Exciting Pastry Chef Position! Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package that include: Employee Health Coverage: Free medical, dental, & vision coverage for our employees Free life insurance PTO, merit increase Competitive pay Free membership at the Kickapoo Gym DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following are examples...
About Us Fabrication and Wholesale of baked goods. Company expanding rapidly. We are a successful production bakery with numerous wholesale accounts looking for a Pastry Chef to supervise and coordinate the production of desserts, confections, ice creams and fancy pastries. Pastry chef will be willing and able to actively manage pastry staff including hiring, training, coaching & counseling. Pa...
Currently hiring all positions at new steakhouse/butcher shop on Washington Avenue in Houston. Must have great attitude as well as a strong sense of hospitality. Must be authorized to work in the United States and have reliable transportation....
Jeffrey A. Miller Catering Company, based in Philadelphia, PA, is seeking an artisan cake decorator to be a part of our highly talented pastry team in the Lansdowne commissary. Experience required in cake sculpting and modeling using multiple mediums including buttercream, fondant, air brush styling, gum paste and modeling chocolate. Medical benefits, 401K and profit sharing incentives are availab...
Pastry Chef $50,000-60,000 + Bonus + Benefits Specialty Bakery seeks creative, rising star pastry chef who enjoys making all products from scratch. Pastries, cupcakes, cakes, desserts Pastry Chef needed at San Francisco location. Pastry Chef needed at Palo Alto location. Outstanding opportunity to work with local celebrity chef. Don't miss this! Send resume to: ***** ...
Executive Pastry Chef Position Summary: The job is to provide an unparalleled experience for our Members and Guests by managing a fast paced Pastry Department in one of the Top 10 City Clubs in the United States. Remaining on the cutting edge of food trends and creatively executing culinary offerings which help create an environment of innovation and fine dining that will WOW our Members and Gue...
Lou's Restaurant & Bakery is located in Hanover NH, Home of Dartmouth Collage. One of best places to live in the New England. Lou's is a well established (1947), certified green restaurant and bakery. Candidate should be able to work independently, as well as in a small team setting. Bake from scratch by following established recipes and create seasonal specials and new items. Coordinates and supe...
P/T Experienced Line Cook, Pastry Chef, experienced Bartender and Dishwashers. Send resume to Box 271 c/o Huron Daily Tribune, 211 N. Heisterman St. Bad Axe, MI 48413...
Responsible for providing quality instruction to students through well prepared classes, relevant assignments, fair and holistic assessment of learning, clear documentation of student progress, and support of the academic success for at-risk students. Teach assigned courses Adequately prepare all course materials and lessons. Note preparation time will vary based on Instructor experience in teac...
Olivos Restaurant Houston, TX
Job Description: Olivos Restaurant in Doral is looking for Chefs and Pastry Chefs in full time positions with Modern and Molecular Cuisine experience. We are looking for motivated, talented and enthusiast professionals. We offer a competitive salary/hourly wage Must have a minimum of 3-5 years prior restaurant experience in a high volume Fine Dining environment Ability to work a flexible schedule...
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...
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...
The Lead Pastry Cook assists with overseeing the Pastry Department at Pier Sixty and is responsible for producing all desserts and baked goods. This role is responsible for the quality and consistency of all pastry products produced. The Lead Pastry Cook is responsible for participating in Pastry production as well as working parties and insuring that items produced are consistent with Abigail Kir...
We make stories like this possible every day. Whether were helping a budding chef create a favorite meal, or an anxious dad find a camera full of memories, we're proud to welcome our guests to a home away from home. Because at The Ritz-Carlton, we never forget that we are the heart of our house. The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, located at One Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629 currently has th...
JOB DESCRIPTION Position:Production Pastry Cook Department:Pastry Reports To:Executive Pastry Chef Basic Job Function: Knowledge of gourmet pastries, artistic ability and creativity to produce gourmet pastries in a high volume environment Minimum Requirements: Able to read and follow written recipes with precision Understanding of scratch baking Organize, attentive, punctual and responsiv...
K Bakery in the Pacific Palisades is looking for a Pastry Cook Ideal candidates will have knowledge of baking and pastry as well as a positive team attitude and an eagerness to learn. Responsibilities and qualities include, but are not limited to: ◦ Baking a high volume in the mornings to be ready for the day ◦ Balancing set retail menu with custom orders ◦ Working quickly and accurately with...
Blackstone Country Club located in Peoria, AZ is excited to announce the exceptional career opportunity of Pastry Chef. Qualified candidates will thrive in a hospitality environment and be highly focused on providing superior service for our guests. Key Responsibilities: . Experience knowledge in the Pastry Arts • Develop and prepare appropriate seasonal desserts and pastries • Create and prepare ...

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