Head Pastry Chef – Fine Dining Restaurant, Cape Town , R15 000 p

  • Date Listed 20/11/2014
  • Location

    Other, Cape Town

  • Advertised By Agency
  • Job Type Full-Time

Ref: KVZ2706TR

Salary: R15 000 per month negotiable

Leave: 2 days off per week


This fine dining restaurant with a contemporary French influence now seeks a Head Pastry chef to join their close knit kitchen team. Steeped in a rich history with a legacy of luxury and hospitality this up-market restaurant provides guests extraordinary cuisine, fine wine and spirits, and exceptional service. Offering dinners in the summer, and dinners and lunch in the winter, the restaurant also offers a tapas-style menu in an outside dining area. This is an excellent opportunity to work under an Executive Chef who includes everyone in the creative process.

The Head Pastry Chef will oversee the Pastry section, preparing a la carte items, developing menus, training the pastry staff and controlling stock. Successful applicants must have a Culinary or Pastry qualification from a recognised institution, fine dining experience and a background in busy, up-market restaurants. This position requires an eye for detail, strong leadership skills and an energetic and creative approach. A knowledge of current culinary trends and seasonal produce as well as a passion for pastry are essential. Are you a team player who will go the extra mile to ensure the success of the team?

Please ensure that you provide the following information with your application:

  • Photograph – Head and shoulders picture, in low resolution format for our database
  • Start and End dates for all previous employment
  • Written references that you have available
  • Current contact telephone numbers and email addresses for all previous employers, for referencing purposes.

Due to high volumes of CV’s received, should you not hear from us within seven working days of sending your application, please consider your application for this particular position unsuccessful. You are welcome to apply for any other positions that we may advertise in future.

Please note that we are not able to accept any application if valid works permit is not held.