Pastry Chef (m/f) Pastry and Bakery


An Exhilarating Opportunity

Looking to be a part of an award-winning team that leads at the forefront of F&B innovation? We have the perfect opportunity currently available for a dynamic personality focused on delivering first-of-its-class gastronomic experiences at FIVE Hotels and Resorts, dare-to-be-different destinations that capture the glamour and vibe of Dubai and Zurich.

Opening 1st July FIVE Zurich!

A sneak peek of this exciting new project, which opens in July 2022, reveals that this newly revamped lifestyle hotel and Swiss hot spot that has previously been visited by the likes of Rihanna, Freddy Mercury, Grace Jones and Muhammad Ali as regular guests, overlooks the city center from Zurich’s stunning Uetliberg plateau and will offer 149 rooms and 87 stunning contemporary suites as well as several award-winning culinary concepts centered around FIVE’s hallmark musical stylings.

The new FIVE hotel in Zurich will seamlessly unite the very best of Swiss hospitality with FIVE’s characteristic flair for an exceptionally indulgent experience for guests from the city and international visitors alike.

So, stay tuned!

Our Culinary team is the final piece of the puzzle, they are cultured yet trendy hosts with an innate ability to anticipate guests’ needs by being in the right place at the right time and delivering a hospitality experience that goes above and beyond - crafting exciting memories for our guests that last a lifetime.

As Pastry Chef,you will join a committed culinary team, over 7 varied venues, driven with the intent of delivering FIVE-star’ Culinary experiences to an international diaspora in the heart of vibrant Dubai.

The VIBE at FIVE is all about performing optimally while having the best professional experience of your life you will have a lust for your role, will disrupt norms and have the best time of your life - as a world of opportunity awaits you with each guest!

As our ideal candidate, you have proven experience in a highly active environment. Your organizational, communication, and leadership skills are second to none and you enjoy developing guest solutions that break boundaries.

An outgoing, people-friendly personality with an ability to think on your feet during changing situations is also essential.

You’ll work closely with the management team to develop constantly evolving service goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establishes culinary standards for the speciality of each kitchen which includes banqueting that caters to several guests.
  • Monitor and control the maintenance of the entire pastry and bakery operation.
  • Responsible for the oversight of all bakery items that are prepared in their section
  • Plans menus and compile recipes for food tasting to be approved by the Executive Sous Chef.
  • Checks daily food preparation, individual costs, quality, quantity inventories and portion control.
  • Plan, implement and manage daily operations of the pastry and bakery section including monitoring supplies and ingredients necessary for daily operations and regular quality checks of material and condition of equipment.
  • Prepare fresh and innovative items for addition to the menu.
  • Control operating expenses through effective scheduling, budgeting, purchasing decisions, and inventory control.
  • Conducts training and thorough briefing on the correct usage of kitchen equipment and machinery and to check that this is carried out in the correct manner by all kitchen colleagues.
  • Maintains record and follow up documentation, checklists for control purposes

What We’re Looking For

  • Hands-on approach with a can-do!’ work attitude
  • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest services with a passion.
  • Ability to find creative solutions while taking ownership for all duties and tasks assigned
  • Teamwork-oriented
  • Expresses the FIVE Vibe by delivering exquisite culinary experience.
  • Demonstrates great passion, has high energy and contributes with enthusiasm
  • Positive, proactive outlook, hardworking and outgoing personality - and a fun-to-work-with energy at all times!
  • Past experience of working with pastry and bakery
  • Swiss work permit holder or EU ID / Passport holder
  • Proficiency in multiple languages is a bonus
  • Strong working knowledge of industry regulations

Rewards At Work! Benefits For Life!

  • Live the exciting FIVE Life
  • Attractive incentive schemes
  • Rapid career advancement
  • Team-spirited colleagues
  • Schon seit 07.05.2022

    Geschlossen 07.08.2022

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