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Faststream are recruiting experienced Executive Pastry chefs for a prestigious cruise giant!

As part of our culinary team, you'll be at the forefront of providing exquisite dining experiences for our guests as they embark on unforgettable journeys across the world's oceans.

We are seeking talented and innovative Executive Pastry Chefs to lead our pastry team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role either onboard cruise vessels or within large scale 5* resorts, managing multiple outlets and scale. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the daily operations of the pastry department, including production, presentation, and service of all desserts, pastries, and baked goods.
  • Develop and implement new dessert menus, showcasing creativity and originality while maintaining consistency and excellence.
  • Train, mentor, and manage the pastry team, fostering a collaborative and efficient working environment.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, maintaining the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness.
  • Manage inventory, ordering, and cost control for the pastry department.
  • Collaborate with other culinary departments to ensure seamless service and guest satisfaction.
  • Participate in special events and themed dinners, creating unique and memorable dessert experiences.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and continuously seek to innovate and improve the pastry offerings.
  • Proven experience as an Executive Pastry Chef or similar role in a high-end hotel, resort, or cruise liner.
  • Culinary degree or relevant certification in pastry arts.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Exceptional creativity and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Knowledge of international dessert trends and techniques.
  • Valid STCW and C1/D Visa or ability to obtain
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities.
  • A dynamic and multicultural working environment.
Please contact me for further information and a confidential discussion.