Professional Chefs

Pastry Chef * Paarl

Job Category: Professional Chefs
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Paarl
Employer Type: Hotels
Salary Type: Monthly
Province: Western Cape


We are on the hunt for a qualified Pastry Chef for a 5-Star property in Paarl

Key Responsibilities

Preparing ingredients and handling baking and other kitchen equipment. Creating pastries, baked goods, and confections, by following a set recipe. Developing new recipes for seasonal menus. Decorating pastries and desserts to ensure beautiful and tasteful presentation

Skills & Requirements

Formal Training in Culinary Arts * Minimum 2+ years’ experience working within the food industry as a Pastry Chef, Baker, or relevant role *  Pastry-making * Working knowledge of baking techniques and the pastry-making process * Creative ability with artistic skill in decorating pastries and desserts * In-depth knowledge of sanitation principles, food preparation, and nutrition * Capable of working in a fast-paced, production environment

The candidate must be Detail-Oriented * Patient * Creative * Dedicated and Passionate to create * Quick thinking

Flexible working hours, including weekends and evenings and public holidays

Applicants must reside in the vicinity

Start Date



Candidates, who are already residing in the Western Cape will have preference. We can only consider South African Citizens or applicants who hold a valid South African Permanent Residence! No Work Permit applications will be accepted! Applicants, who live in other provinces of South Africa still need to attend personal interviews and if requested to do any cook-offs, will do so completely at their own expense. We handle high volumes of applications daily and will only be able to reply, via e-mail, to candidates who have met our clients’ requirements.

Due to the high volume of CV’s received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications submitted must contain:

  • Updated CV with contactable references
  • Tertiary Education
  • Written Reference Letters
  • A recent, presentable profile photo’s
  • Your top 4 food photos (for chefs)
  • Copies of Menus worked on (for chefs) 

How to apply

Download our Candidate Registration Form below, fill it in and e-mail it back to us at


R12 000 – R14 000 pm

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