Junior Pastry Chef Job Vacancy in Laikipia County, Kenya

Position Title: Junior Pastry Chef 

Location: Segera, Laikipia County

Reporting to: Head Chef

Segera—at the heart of Laikipia Plateau—is a wildlife sanctuary where your inspirational journey provides a positive impact on the land and its people.

Nestled between Mount Kenya to the east and the Great Rift Valley to the west, Segera Retreat makes its home on 20,000 hectares (50,000 acres) of preserved land where our sustainable lifestyle is focused around conservation, community, culture, and commerce (4Cs).

Segera is a Long Run Destination. Long Run Destinations are carefully selected by the Zeitz Foundation for their commitment to enacting the 4Cs.

Vision and Mission of Segera

  • Mission – The mission of Segera is to achieve a healthy, holistic balance of conservation, community, culture and commerce, leading to the creation of a sustainable, certified Global Ecosphere Retreat Long Run Destination that contributes to the vision off an ecosphere in the healthiest possible state.
  • Vision – To create and support sustainable, ecologically and socially responsible projects and destinations around the world to achieve long lasting impact and sustainability through the holistic balance of conservation, community, culture and commerce in privately managed areas.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate and manage the pastry section of the kitchen and liaise with the head chef and other chefs within the department to ensure a successful working environment.
  • Prepare a wide variety of goods such as cakes, cookies and pies bread as per the Segera standards.
  • Create pastries, baked goods and confections by following a set recipe.
  • Decorate pastries and dessertsto ensure beautiful andtasteful presentation.
  • Create new and exciting dessert to renew our menus and engage the interest of the guest.
  • Monitor stocks for baking ingredients such as flour, sugar etc and make orders within budget
  • Check quality of materials and condition of equipments and devices used for cooking
  • Maintain a lean and orderly cooking station and adhere to health and safety standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness and hygiene in kitchen.

The ideal candidate must have the following minimum qualifications: -

1. Certificate in culinary arts, pastry-making, baking or relevant field.

2. Proven experience as Junior Pastry chef.

3. Knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods.

4. Ability to follow all sanitation procedures.

5. Ability to communicate well.

6. High degree of honesty, integrity and reliability.

7. Able to take instructions.

8. Must have a clean personnel record with good moral character.

9. Willingness to work long hours.

10. Ability to work well under pressure.

Those who meet the above qualifications should submit their applications to recruitment@segera.com to reach the Human Resource Manager on or before 25th August 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.