Lead Pastry Chef

  • Dallas, Texas
  • May 31, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Create, plan and supervise the production of top quality pastries, desserts and baked goods in a cost-effective, safe manner to enhance the quality of the guest's experience. Responsible for daily production and supervision of the pastry shop hourly staff. Creates and recommends menu changes to the Pastry Chef.

Essential Functions:

Supervise the daily production and distribution of all pastries, desserts and baked goods; ensure recipes and standards are followed, food and labor costs are controlled, the appropriate quantity is prepared and safety standards and regulations are followed in order to provide top quality goods for an enhanced guest experience.

Monitor and control the maintenance/sanitation of the pastry shop and equipment to ensure a healthy, safe work environment which meets/exceeds federal, state, corporate and franchise standards and regulations.

Supervise hourly pastry shop associates; interview, schedule, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, resolve problems, provide open communication, recommend and conduct performance and salary reviews, recommend discipline and termination, as appropriate.

Create, plan and implement seasonal menu changes to provide variety and maintain guest's interest.

Order and maintain pastry shop supplies at par levels to ensure quality production.



High School graduate or equivalent preferred. Advance degree or specialized training highly desirable.


At least three years of pastry/baking experience.


Bakery certificate or apprenticeship helpful.

Food Handler Certification.