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Pastry Chef

In a Nutshell

In collaboration with our Head Chef, you will ensure our guests receive a world-class culinary experience. You will work with the Senior Pastry Chef in our Saseka kitchen.

What you will be doing

As a team member of the kitchen, you will be instrumental in creating magic in our kitchen. You will work with our Head Chef and Senior Pastry Chef to ensure that the pastry offering compliments our food journey.

  • Delivery of various pastries across all our dining experiences.
  • Continually developing and creating a unique pastry offering for Saseka.
  • Creatively being able to adapt menus to guest’s food allergies and dietary requirements.
  • Maintaining the highest kitchen and hygiene standards & practices.
  • From time to time you may be required to assist in our kitchen (hot and cold).
  • Doing monthly stock takes and variances including rotating of stock and ensuring minimal wastage.

Soft Skills

  • Team player
  • Excellent time management
  • Meticulous
  • Excellent communicator
  • Confident with guests
  • Adaptable

Technical Skills

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a pastry kitchen
  • Able to adapt to all dietary requirements such as gluten-free, dairy-free etc
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Excellent guest interaction skills


  • Culinary qualification with pastry specialisation
  • Previous experience working in a safari lodge to your advantage
  • No less than 2 years working experience in a high-end environment
  • No less than 2 years working experience in a professional pastry kitchen
  • Understanding and knowledge of working in remote | big 5 areas

Position Details

Contract type: Permanent
Sites:  SASEKA
Work cycle:  6 weeks on : 2 weeks off
Remuneration: Cash + 7,5% contribution to provident (Old Mutual).
Accommodation on site.

How to apply

  • We cannot wait to receive your application! Send your 3-page CV and food portfolio to with SASEKA PASTRY CHEF in the subject line.
  • We reserve the right to pause or stop recruiting at any stage.

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