Pastry Chef

Pastry Chef

This program brings you to environments of creativity, organization and hectic work. There are many schools where you can learn all about this career, but another choice is through experience or own connections.

Community colleges, professional culinary institutes or independent cooking schools mostly take four or two-years of training, also is necessary to have both, the physical and mental energy.

There are duties and responsibilities that all Pastry Chef must be attending to; starting by their workplace in the kitchen rounded by organization, cleanliness and ethic work. Also, it is necessary to have the aptitude to work with others being responsible of the final product including sanitizing, preparation and presentation.

According to the experts, their duties are:
     "Assist with supervision and maintenance of day-to-day operations of pastry kitchen, including all preparation and production of pastry, bread and dessert items." - Ameristar Casinos.

     "Responsible for production of all pastry and bakery items, including confections, wedding cakes, breads and specialty items." - The Hermitage Hotel.
The beat of the job might be exhausting, but is important to maintain yourself focused being creative and flexible enough to change plans when there are unplanned circumstances, no ingredients or/and malfunction. Some experts defining as well these are the most required skills:
     "Requires three years of restaurant or hotel experience baking fresh bread and high-end desserts." - Palm Springs General Hospital.

     "Monitors and ensures proper staffing levels, actively participates in teaching and development of all pastry chefs, including side by side training. Effectively communicates to management, ensuring overall quality of service and results." - The Cheesecake Factory.
Many Cooking Academies create agreements with the industries so this, contributes to a strong connection with the graduates, considering all the five starts restaurant, resort, hotels, and casinos, where is necessary several years of experience being competitive for the employers.