- Preparing baked goods, pastries, cakes, croissants etc.
- Preparing creams, custards, sauces, ice creams and sorbets etc.
- Preparing chocolates and other confectionery items
- Preparing biscuits and savoury pastries
- Decorating cakes and desserts
- Carrying out and coordinating pastry kitchen operations efficiently and without supervision
- Setting up and arranging displays of cakes and other confectionery items for sale
- Ensuring work equipment and utensils are kept clean and in good working order
- Excellent knowledge of baking and pastry-making techniques
- Ability to produce both classical and contemporary style pastry and confectionery products
- Ability to use pastry-making and baking equipment and utensils
- Ability to fill and decorate cakes, chocolates and pastries
- Creativity and visual flair
- Organizational and communication skills
- Precision and attention to detail
- Physical strength and stamina