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Executive Pastry Chef

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Hotel Brand: Six Senses
Location: Maldives, Lhaviyani Atoll

Hotel: Kanuhura Maldives (DRVKH), Kanuhura, 07060

Job number: 116426

As Executive Pastry Chef, I will fully comprehend the vision of Six Senses to help people reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them and our values of local sensitivity and global sensibility, crafted experiences, emotional hospitality, responsible and caring, fun and quirky and pioneering wellness.  

Sustainability, Wellness and Out of the Ordinary experiences are at the core of everything we do at Six Senses. I will safeguard these pillars and its strategic planning and development and ensure all directives, practices and initiatives are implemented, embraced, adopted within the hotel/resort. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

As Executive Pastry Chef, I will assume full responsibility for the efficient operation Culinary department to provide exceptional product and service within brand operating standards.  

The duties and responsibilities will include: 

  • Manage all aspects of the Pastry Kitchen. Supervise the preparation, baking and finishing of desserts, breads and baked goods in accordance with brand standards. 
  • Develop, test, and cost out new recipes and menu items for the Pastry Shop/Bakery. Maintain updated and accurate recipes and costing of all products prepared. 
  • Continually focus on the rejuvenation of pastries and constantly assess offerings to remain relevant and in line with Eat With Six Senses practices. 
  • Monitor sorting of food and material waste for efficient food wastage removal for composting. 
  • Establish purchasing practices that meet the requirements of the Six Senses nutrition and sustainability platforms. 
  • Instill a cost-focused philosophy through training and education. 

Operate the department consistent with all legal, statutory and financial requirements and documentation, reporting systems, contractual obligations, security and safety protocols, communications, product and service standards, host management practices and budgetary controls are implemented, reviewed and maintained to ensure the successful operation of the hotel.

Qualifications

To execute the position of Executive Pastry Chef, I must have the required qualifications, technical skills and experience in a similar role in luxury hotels with proven results and includes the following:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Culinary Arts, plus 5+ years of experience as a chef, pastry chef, baker or equivalent; or equivalent combination of education and culinary/kitchen operations experience with specialized training in pastry.   
  • Fluent in English; 
  • Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local or state government agency. 

 

The above is intended to provide an overview of the role and responsibilities for a Executive Pastry Chef at Six Senses Kanuhura. It is not and does not infer that the above is an inclusive and/or exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities inherent in the position.

 

Six Senses Kanuhura is an equal opportunity employer. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

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