Pastry Chef

  • Japan Village
  • Sunset Park, NY, 11232
  • Part Time
  • High School
  • Experienced

Salary Range: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

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Job Description:

Café Japon, a popular Japanese café located in the heart of Brooklyn's Japan Village, is seeking a skilled and experienced pastry chef to join our team. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about Japanese cuisine and culture, and who has a strong background in creating authentic and delicious Japanese pastries.


  • Design and develop new Japanese pastry recipes that are unique, innovative and meet the high-quality standards of Café Japon.
  • Prepare a wide range of Japanese pastries that incorporate traditional Japanese flavors and ingredients.
  • Oversee the entire pastry-making process, including ingredient preparation, mixing, baking, decorating, and plating.
  • Manage inventory and ordering of all pastry ingredients and supplies.
  • Work collaboratively with the Café Japon kitchen team to ensure that all food items are delivered to customers at the right time and in the correct portion size.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest industry trends, techniques, and technologies related to Japanese pastry-making.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment that meets all health and safety standards.


  • At least one year of experience as a pastry chef specializing in Japanese pastries.
  • Thorough understanding of Japanese pastry-making techniques, ingredients, and cultural practices.
  • Proficient in using Japanese pastry-making equipment such as wooden molds, steaming baskets, and traditional Japanese utensils.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize tasks efficiently.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Creativity and innovation in developing new and unique Japanese pastry recipes.
  • Degree in culinary arts or pastry-making is preferred.

If you are a skilled and experienced pastry chef who is passionate about creating authentic Japanese pastries, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your resume, cover letter, and/or a portfolio of your work showcasing your Japanese pastry-making skills .

Company Description:

Join Japan Village and become a vital part of an authentic cultural experience in the heart of NYC. As a team member, you'll contribute to preserving and sharing Japanese traditions through captivating events, workshops, and culinary delights. We pride ourselves on fostering a warm and inclusive community where diversity and creativity thrive. Work with us to create meaningful connections, explore the beauty of Japanese culture, and be part of an exciting venture that celebrates heritage in a dynamic and vibrant setting. Elevate your career at Japan Village, where passion meets purpose!