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Job Title: Demi Chef
Department: Pastry
Company: Bread Avenue (SL) Ltd - Sonoco Group
Date: 11 December 2023
Apply by: ASAP


Bread Avenue, a bakery and patisserie operating in Wellington, is hiring a Demi Chef with the following responsibilities:

  • Lead in preparation of complex pastry recipes and techniques

  • Collaborate with senior pastry chefs in contributing ideas for menu development and improvement

  • Ensure that all ingredients are fresh and meet Bread Avenue's quality standards

  • Prepare pastries in accordance with Bread Avenue's recipes

  • Coordinate with other team members to ensure smooth kitchen operations

  • Ensure that the prepared pastries meet Bread Avenue's quality standards

  • Assist in managing stock levels in accordance with Bread Avenue's policy

  • Ensure that the kitchen is always clean and organised

  • Assist Chef de Partie as and when required

  • Ensure effective communication is practiced with other team members

  • Assist in training other staff and participate in training sessions when required

  • Practice food hygiene and safety in accordance with Bread Avenue's policy and procedures

  • Manage time effectively to meet service deadlines

  • Have a thorough understanding of Bread Avenue's snacks and drinks menu


Key Qualifications and Competencies

  • Pastry certification from a recognised culinary training institution

  • Experience in preparation of different types of pastries

  • Able to stand for long periods of time

  • Able to work unsupervised and to supervise a diverse culinary team

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills

  • Able to prioritize and work in fast-paced environment

  • Able to follow direction and work in team environment

  • Willing and able to work varying shifts

  • Understanding of restaurants' operational procedures

  • Knowledge of cooking techniques and methods

  • Ability to use key pastry equipment

  • Knowledge of hygiene and safety standards regarding food preparation and storage

  • Ability to handle a number of tasks simultaneously

Application Process


Interested and suitable applicants are required to e-mail their CV to, with DEMI CHEF - PASTRY in the subject. Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis. Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

For inquiries, send a WhatsApp message to +23230562562


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