Pastrycook's Assistant

Pastrycook Assistants assist Pastrycooks by performing routine tasks in the kitchen such as preparing ingredients, and cleaning and storing equipment.
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    Overview

    Pastrycook Assistants assist Pastrycooks by performing routine tasks in the kitchen such as preparing ingredients, and cleaning and storing equipment.

    Day-to-day

    • gathering and preparing base ingredients for baking
    • mixing ingredients to make dough and pastries, cake batter, fillings, icings and desserts
    • operating commercial bakery equipment including mixers, rollers, cutters and ovens
    • sheeting and rolling out dough, putting dough into baking dishes or on trays
    • cooking goods and removing cooked items from ovens
    • cooling and decorating with creams and icings where required, cleaning cooking utensils and food preparation surfaces, storing food supplies in cupboards, pantries and other storage areas.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding

    To become a Pastrycook's Assistant

    • You can work as a Pastrycook's Assistant without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate II or III in pastrymaking, baking or hospitality might be helpful.

      Take a Certificate III in Cake and Pastry

    Skills employers are looking for

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