Pastry Chef Job Vacancy in Kitui, Kenya

Career Opportunity: Pastry Chef

Industry: Hospitality

Location: Kitui

Reporting to: Head Chef

Gross Salary: 20k – 25k

Our client in the hotel industry is seeking to hire a well experienced Pastry Chef who will be tasked with crafting delicious desserts and confectionery, designing seasonal menus, and developing new recipes for the pastry section.

Key Responsibilities

  • Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment.
  • Prepare a wide variety of goods following traditional and modern recipes.
  • Decorate pastries using different icings, toppings etc.
  • Understand visitors’ preferences and make suggestions based on findings.
  • Monitor stocks for baking ingredients and make appropriate orders within budget.
  • Check the quality of material and condition of equipment and devices used for cooking.
  • Maintain a lean and orderly cooking station and adhere to health & safety standards.
  • Create new and exciting desserts to renew restaurant menus and engage the interest of customers.
  • Operate and maintain all department equipment and report malfunctions.
  • Relieve Hot Kitchen chef when need arises.


  • Proven 2 years’ experience in a busy pastry and bakery kitchen.
  • Culinary school diploma
  • Excellent use of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and processes
  • Ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure
  • Great time management skills
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of best and latest cooking practices

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; send your application together with a detailed CV, testimonials and certified copies of your original certificates quoting the job title on the email subject (Pastry Chef – Kitui) to on or before 13th July 2022.