Pastry chef for a café - tanzania

Job Summary

Our client, a café based in Tanzania, is looking for an experienced Pastry Chef to prepare a variety of desserts, pastries or other sweet goods.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Your skill in baking high quality treats should be matched by your creativity to develop new amazing tastes and recipes. The ideal candidate is someone well-versed in culinary arts with a passion for sweet and delicious creations. They must adhere to health and safety standards to provide clients with the best possible serving.


Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare a wide variety of goods following traditional and modern recipes
  • Create new and exciting desserts for the menus and engage the interest of customers
  • Decorate pastries using different icings, toppings etc.
  • Monitor stocks for baking ingredients and make appropriate orders within budget
  • Check quality of material and condition of equipment and devices used for cooking
  • Guide and motivate pastry assistants and bakers to work more efficiently
  • Identify staffing needs and help recruit and train personnel
  • Maintain a lean and orderly cooking station and adhere to health & safety standards



  • Proven experience as Pastry Chef, baker or relevant role
  • Great attention to detail and creativity
  • Organizing and leadership skills
  • Willingness to replenish professional knowledge
  • In depth knowledge of sanitation principles, food preparation and baking techniques and nutrition
  • Working knowledge of baking with ingredient limitations (gluten free, sugarless pastries etc.)
  • Certificate in culinary arts, pastry-making, baking or relevant field


Monthly Gross Salary: Ksh. 70,000 – 90,000 (Approx. 700 – 900 USD) depending on individual skills and experience.

Career Level:  Junior Level

Education: Diploma Certificate

Location: Dar es salaam, Tanzania

Deadline: 10th February 2018


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