Creativity: Pastry chefs are in charge of creating new and innovative breads and
desserts that will bring in customers. Knowledge of ingredients and how to use
them in a creative way will serve you well.
Leadership Skills: Pastry chefs are in charge of the pastry staff of a kitchen.
Being a good leader, who can assign tasks, hire the right people, motivate
workers in a high stress environment will help immensely.
Hand-Eye Coordination: Pastry chefs work with knives, icing bags, and other
precision tools and must have excellent technique when cutting and preparing
food. Hand-eye coordination is needed.
Sense of Taste and Smell: Delicious food brings in customers. Pastry chefs are
the last line of defense to make sure each piece of food is safe, prepared
correctly and tasty.
Time Management Skills: Kitchens get busy quickly, food can get ruined easily if
you cannot manage your time. Great time management will help you avoid
burned or spoiled food and angry customers.
Business Acumen: Pastry chefs must understand the restaurant business. This
means balancing expenses with profits, managing staff, minimizing waste, and
Education minimum Diploma from food majority/hospitality and Bachelor Degree are welcome
Must have good knowledge of pastry and bakery
Knowledge of health and safety regulations
Experience minimum 2 years as some position
Excellent knowledge of local and imported ingredients varieties.