Pastry Chef (Chef de Partie) - full time hours
We're looking for a qualified and experienced pastry chef who can join the Gelato Messina team in our in-house production kitchen. You will be a key member of our inspiring pastry team, making handcrafted gelato cakes, baked pastry goods and custom event products, which are sold exclusively in our 19 stores. If you're an experienced pastry chef with a minimum of 2 years experience and want to join a fast-paced production kitchen with a team of gelato and pastry chefs this is your way into the Messina family We're looking for a qualified and experienced pastry chef who can join the Gelato Messina team in our Kitchen.
As part of our in-house production group, you will be a key member of an inspiring pastry team making intricately handcrafted gelato cakes, baked pastry goods and beautiful mono-portion patisserie items which are sold exclusively in our 19 retail stores. So what's the official duties and responsibilities? Produce large scale patisserie products including cakes, baked additions and custom event items. Quantities per item range from 200-1200 at a time Produce intricate patisserie and gelato cake work Work collaboratively with a team of pastry chefs and follow direction from the head and executive chefs Uphold Messina's extremely high standards and quality control guidelines Direct and supervise all routine and ad-hoc cleaning as required Working 30-40 hours per week Experience and Skills Required: Previous experience (minimum 2 years) working as a pastry chef in a fast-paced environment is essential, experience with gelato is great but not essential.
Certificate III or IV in Patisserie preferred or relevant work experience. Benefits Include: An amazing work environment with incredibly talented people Progression, in-depth training and room to grow Staff lunches, EVERYDAY Staff discounts on products plenty of gelato Hours: The position is casual, based on 30-40 hours per week. The casual hours will be Monday to Friday, between 7am - 4pm.