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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Food & Beverage
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      October 23,2021
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    Pastry assistant chef

    Do you want to make delicious cakes for the best brunch restaurant in Amsterdam? This is your chance!

    Dignita Amsterdam is seeking a pastry assistant with experience or a pastry diploma. You will be preparing our delicious pastry items under supervision of our Pastry chef. The pastry items are produced in our external mise-en-place kitchen in the Spaarndammerbuurt. These pastry items will then be distributed to our Dignita Restaurants.

    Essential tasks

    • Following recipes, portion controls and presentation specifications as agreed upon with the pastry chef
    • Produce pastry items for our restaurants, for whole cake orders and for events
    • Check product stocks and communicate these to the pastry chef
    • Prepare cake buffets in the restaurant for special occasions
    • Plan and organise your work in the pastry kitchen, making sure to reach deadlines for external catering orders and pastry demands of the restaurant.
    • Organising, supervising, and cleaning of the station, practicing exceptional safety, sanitation, and organisational skills according to HACCP guidelines.
    • Safely and appropriately use baking and measuring tools/equipment/appliances to prepare baked foods.
    • Coordinating the distribution of pastry items to Dignita restaurants.
    • Keep up with food trends and translate them to exciting and appealing counter items.
    • Development of pastry items in line with customer requests, e.g. wedding cakes and special event items with the pastry chef

    Who are you?

    • You have completed a formal training in patisserie or have a minimum of 1-2 years proven experience as a pastry chef.
    • You have an eye for detail and are precise and consistent, always ensuring a high standard of quality is obtained.
    • You are a problem solver and can adapt recipes to different equipment and understand specific patisserie related problems and how to fix these.
    • You are familiar with HACCP and ensure a clean work environment by working in a clean and organised manner.
    • You have a good knowledge of the English language and it is helpful if you have some knowledge of the Dutch language.
    • You are energetic, highly organised and work well under pressure.
    • You have a positive personality and are a good communicator.
    • You work well alone and as part of a team.
    • You are creative and enjoy working towards developing new products

    Who are we?
    We are Dignita and currently have three brunch rooms in Amsterdam. We work with great passion & commitment and use fresh and high-quality products; products that are ethically and often locally sourced. We strive to make each visit to our restaurants exceptional and extraordinary by working with team members who are self-motivated to create something special and have excellent customer focus. Dignita is part of Not For Sale. This is an international foundation that offers victims of human trafficking a new perspective on their future. Our team contributes to this cause.

    What do we offer?

    • Part or Full-time position with competitive salary
    • Opportunity for self-development, career-development and creativity
    • Internal and external training opportunities
    • Pleasant and professional work environment
    • Comfortable working hours (max. 38 hours) between 7am and 7pm
    • Employee discounts, energetic and international team, party committee organising fun events

    Are you interested in the above position and up for a new challenge? Please send your CV and motivation and we will be in touch!

    Contractduur 6 maanden

    Soort dienstverband: Fulltime, Tijdelijk, Bepaalde tijd

    Salaris: €1.900,00 - €2.000,00 per maand

    Aanvullende betalingen:

    • Vakantiegeld


    • Lunchkorting
    • Personeelskorting
    • Vrijdagmiddagborrel


    • Dagdienst
    • Flexibel werkrooster
    • Weekendbeschikbaarheid


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