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  • Posted: Jan 20, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Set in the vibrant heart of Cape Town, this luxury hotel and spa offers easy access to all that's happening in this dynamic city. Enjoying a superb location at the foot of Table Mountain, and just a short stroll from downtown, the resort offers the perfect combination of leafy tranquility and contemporary buzz. Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel has long been regar...
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    Assistant Baker


    Boasting some of the best restaurants and bars in Cape Town, a visit to Mount Nelson is foodie heaven. This is an opportunity for a passionate and committed hospitality professional who has a real drive to deliver outstanding food in a unique and luxurious environment to join our team. Mount Nelson Hotel is looking for an Assistant Baker:

    • Prepare, produce, and bake breakfast pastries, breads, rolls, and other baked goods.

    • Assisting the Pastry Chef in creating menu items, recipes, developing dishes and costing.

    • Creating recipes, ordering ingredients and coordinating baking schedules to produce breads, cakes, pastries, pies, cookies and other goods

    • Use tools such as hand mixers, electric mixers and cooking machinery to blend together ingredients to create high-quality baked goods.

    • Cook prepared dough in ovens or on grills as needed, using molds, pans or sheets, depending on the proper baking technique for the item.

    • Ensure all baked goods are stored and packaged correctly.

    • Measure, weigh and prepare ingredients in accordance to recipes.

    • Weighing flour and other ingredients to prepare dough. Knead, roll, cut, and prepare dough as needed.

    • Monitor oven temperatures, speed settings, mixing machines, and other baking equipment throughout the baking process.

    • Estimate the daily production needs, establish a production schedule and set quota for the number of goods to be produced on daily basis.

    • Ensure proper storage of baking utensils and supplies.

    • Closely monitor baking process to ensure final products meet set standards.

    • Maintain and implement preservation standards for the proper handling of all food products at the right temperature.

    • Carry out any other duties as required by management.


    • Graduate from a Hotel Management Institute or Food Production Course from a reputed institute – in Patisserie and Bakery – advantageous.

    • 2-5 years relevant working experience, within hospitality will be advantageous.

    • Proven track record of food preparation, presentation and preservation knowledge is essential.

    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

    • Knowledge on how to work in a safe, practical and organized manner.


    • Competitive basic salary
    • Medical aid & pension fund benefit
    • Internal Belmond discounts
    • Loyalty and recognition rewards programme
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • On going Learning and Development opportunities
    • Regular community, social and staff welfare events

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