About the Role
As a Pastry Chef, you are responsible for the breakfast service at the Deli and will delight your guests with a small selection of handmade breads, cakes and rolls.
Responsible for daily production, preparation and presentation of all breakfast items
Prepares, produces, and bakes a small selection of breads, pastries, and rolls
Quality control of all food products and responsible for efficient stock rotation
Full knowledge of all menu items, recipes, preparation methods and presentation standards
Monitor portion and waste control to maintain calculated margins
Comply with all health and safety regulations
Work closely with all other team members to provide outstanding and efficient service
Perform other shift duties such as cleaning or relevant organizing tasks
Support Sous and Head Chef with training of new and existing team members
Support the development of new breakfast menu items
You have the relevant job experience for this position
You have a good understanding of various baking and pastry techniques
You understand and know Portuguese safety, sanitation, and food handling procedures
You have excellent communication skills in Portuguese and English (mandatory)
You are able to multitask and prioritize when it gets busy
You are a team player and a natural people person
You pay attention to the details and are happy to take over responsibility
You are able to work early mornings, weekends and on holidays
What we offer
Full-time (40h per week)
Attractive compensation package including bonus structure
Free meals while on shift
Flat hierarchies and space for career development
Continuous internal and external training opportunities
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day off for everyone
Free access to the location’s cultural and wellness activities
About the Company
Balagan Food is a Middle Eastern inspired restaurant business operating as a nomad concept since 2020 in Greater Lisbon area. The Beach House at Praia do Sul in Ericeira will be our first fixed location with two F&B outlets: a Deli & Café on the ground floor and a full-service Restaurant & Bar on the first floor open 7 days a week. We are committed to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients but once served to the table transformed into a vibrant Mediterreanean-Middle Eastern cuisine. Opening this summer season, it’s an exciting time to join Balagan and we look forward to writing this new chapter together with you!
IMPORTANT: Applications are accepted in English or Portuguese.
Please send your CV as well as a short motivation letter about why you would like to work with us.
We look forward to hearing from you!