the Place (Smackers Limited)

Baker and Pastry Chef at the Place (Smackers Limited)

The Place – We are a fast growing, world class, and dynamic, multi-billion Nigerian conglomerates, established and managed by a team of professionals with decades of management consulting and accounting experience/ training from Arthur Andersen (now KPMG in Nigeria). We are a profitable player in the QSR sector of the Hospitality industry in Nigeria with great prospects and staff strength of over 1000 employees. Currently, our operations span across 17 locations in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria, with rapid expansion plans to penetrate more locations in the short to medium term.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Baker and Pastry Chef

Job Responsibilities

Operating and managing the pastry section of the kitchen and liaising with the executive and sous chefs to ensure a successful working environment.
Preparing ingredients and handling baking and other kitchen equipment.
Creating pastries, baked goods, and confections, by following a set recipe.
Developing new recipes for seasonal menus.
Decorating pastries and desserts to ensure beautiful and tasteful presentation.
Meeting with customers to discuss details and planning of custom-made desserts and pastries for special occasions, such as weddings.
Monitoring the stock of baking ingredients.
Ordering new supplies, ingredients, and equipment for the pastry section, when needed, and within budget.
Ensuring their section of the kitchen adheres to safety and health regulations.
Supervising and training staff members, when needed.


Post-secondary training at a culinary institution.
Certificate in culinary arts, pastry-making, baking, or relevant field.
2 or more years experience working within the food industry as a Pastry Chef, Baker, or relevant role.
Working knowledge of baking techniques and the pastry-making process.
Creative ability with artistic skill in decorating cakes and other desserts.
Keen attention to detail.
In-depth knowledge of sanitation principles, food preparation, and nutrition.
Flexible working hours, including weekends and evenings, when necessary.
Capable of working in a fast-paced, production environment.


Salary is very attractive + HMO + Free lunch + 13th month salary

Application Closing Date
4th June, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Additional Information

Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply.
If you meet the above criteria please send your Curriculum Vitae.

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