Executive Pastry Chef

Toronto, Ontario, Canada Full-time


The Executive Pastry Chef will represent the ethos of Buca, by upholding sincerity in every dish and evoking memorable experiences through their creations.

The position will incorporate the responsibility to oversee commissary and the upcoming growth within pastry for Buca Concepts.

 Key Attributes and Skills

-The ability to create with locally sourced ingredients and adaptability to seasonal change

-Able to inspire pastry team by sharing refined techniques, with the desire to mentor and teach others

-Leads pastry program with attention to detail and aligns with the focus to traditional Italian baking while consistently evolving to modern technique

-Encourages others to create and share ideas / recipes

-Demonstrates leadership in creating a culture that revolves around the experience and enjoyment of food and cooking

-has the ability to teach and mentor our student internships and promote our career opportunities

-strives to improve food cost and efficiencies – sourcing the best possible ingredients while maintaining budget requirements

-Demonstrates personal integrity, strong work ethics and takes every opportunity for continuous learning

-Ensures ordering, inventory and receiving practises are maintained

-Practises proper health and safety procedures and maintains a clean working environment

-Ensures all relevant reporting and menu development responsibilities are met


Key Requirements


-Minimum 5 years experience in pastry creation/development

-Experience in executing pastry for fine dining and Italian concepts is an asset

-Disciplined and dedicated approach to culinary skills