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5 Nov, 2019

Category :

Hospitality Jobs in South Africa

  • Recruiter: Pro Staff Select
  • Location: Cape TownWestern Cape
  • Salary: R 11 800 per month
  • Sector: Hospitality & Catering Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date added:01 November 2019
  • AA/EE opportunity?: No
  • Benefits: Not included
  • Similar Jobs: Hospitality & Catering Jobs in Cape Town

ProStaffSelect are recruiting for a Senior Pastry CDP for this internationally awarded Boutique Hotel in the Waterfront to lead a focused team of 3 junior CDP’s & Trainees, control dessert production for a la carte, high tea, lounge and in-room dining desserts.

Formal Pastry qualification from a recognized chef school.
At least 4 – 5 years fine dining / 5-star hotel / Eat Out Top 10 Restaurant experience.
Strong proficiency with Stock Control, menu costing and OPTIMAL utilisation of stock and ingredients.
Exceptional personal hygiene, bubbly personality & good personal presentation. (Snr CDP comes in regular contact with guests with 2020 season launch of interactive High Tea Dessert Station)
Overseas work experience a HUGE ADVANTAGE (but excludes USA Country Clubs or similar)
Mother tongue ENGLISH with advantage of one other foreign language EXCEPT FRENCH

Job Outline:
Compile weekly dessert menu specials (x2) in consultation with the Head Pastry Chef.
Create at least 3 different dessert and savoury pastry items DAILY for High Tea.
Manage department shifts and staff hours worked in Pastry Section.
Monitor and motivate effective usage of ingredients to ensure minimal wastage.
Complete weekly prep sheets and control par levels of all mise en place.
Do daily plated a la carte desserts for lunch, In-room dining, lounge / terrace service as well as evening a la carte desserts.
Supervise and assist set-up for high tea and action station for new concept starting on December 16th.
Support other departments for VIP functions.
Set aside time every month to submit and participate in competition preparation, concepts, trials and menu ideas.
Complete stock usage figures weekly & monthly.

If you wish to apply for this job please answer the question(s) below then click the apply button


Do You Have A Formal Qualification And 5* Hotel Experience In Patisserie And Plated A La Carte Desserts?


Have You Run / Managed Your Own Pastry Section With Junior Cdp's, Created Your Own Dessert Menus And Plating Concepts?


Do You Have A Photo Portfolio Of Your Own Created Desserts To Include In This Application?


Do You Have A Desire To Participate In Culinary Competitions And Prepared To Do Food Demonstrations In Pastry & Dessert Techniques?


Do You Have Experience In Mini Desserts, Fine Pastries, Decorated Cakes And High Tea Pastry Production?


Fax your CV to 0864830545

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