Pastry Chef in Lagos, Nigeria

at Lagos Business School

Education Management
Food Production
Minimum Qualification
Professional Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/KEY JOB ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to the following:

Produce all pastries, desserts and sweet related dishes and other bakery items(bread, rolls, cakes, croissants, biscuits etc) as required

Finish, glaze and decorate baked goods

Develop recipes for a wide variety of desserts and bread items

Create baked goods for specific diets (gluten free, sugar free, diabetes-friendly, etc.)

Ensure all dishes are served at the correct portion size, quality, quantity and temperatur

Take responsibility for the receipt and safe storage of pastry deliveries, checking that pastry items are correct and of good quality, noting/resolving discrepancies

Ensure pastry equipment are in good condition and meets health and safety regulations

Operate automatic and manual ovens to bake pastry and cakes

Manage inventory and control cost

Conduct food tasting tasks before serving

Ensure cleanliness of the equipment and utensils, maintain clean work area

Provide support to other sections of the Kitchen when required


Timeliness in production of items within the section

Consistency in quality

Neatness and personal hygiene

Clean working environment /TQM



Culinary ability

Attention to details


Basic numeric skills

Organizational skills

Time management skills

Ability to coordinate and organize the work of his/hers subordinates

Record keeping skills



Diploma from a Technical school City and Guilds 705/706


Professional Qualification

Membership of any relevant institute is an added advantage.



Minimum of 5 years in a reputable hotel /restaurant/ bakery / eatery.

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