Catherine Cruz

Catherine Cruz

Pastry Chef at Tito Renz Catering Services
Lives in San Jose del Monte City, Philippines
over 6 months ago

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My goal is to produce the best of the breads, pastries, pies and other baked goods that will keep the costumer's hooked, thus, increasing the company's profits and help them build loyal patrons.

Experience

  • Pastry Chef

    Tito Renz Catering Services - San Jose del Monte City, Philippines

    Bakery/Pastry
    December 2015 - Now ยท 2 years and 12 months

    Manages all day-to-day operations of the pastry and bakery section of the kitchen. Prepare a wide variety of goods such as cakes, cookies, pies, bread etc. following traditional and modern recipes. Able to produce all baked goods including but not limited to artisan breads and rolls, muffins, laminated Danish, laminated croissants and doughnuts etc. Able to develop, designs, or creates new ideas and items for Pastry Kitchen. Create new and exciting desserts to renew hotels menus and engage the interest of customers Ensure excellent quality throughout the dessert offerings. Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products. Decorate pastries and desserts using different types of icings, toppings etc. and ensure the food presentation will be beautiful and exciting. Coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation. Supervise and coordinate all pastry and dessert preparation and presentation. Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met. Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays. Monitor stocks for baking ingredients such as flour, sugar etc. and make appropriate orders within budget. Check quality of material and condition of equipment and devices used for cooking. Report all equipment problems and maintenance issues, known safety hazards, or unsafe practices and procedures to supervisor immediately. Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement. Must possess a positive attitude and have the ability to work with a variety of people and in cooperation with co-workers efficiently and effectively Able to recognize superior quality products, presentations and flavors. Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Operates and maintains all department equipment and reports malfunctions. Maintains cleanliness and organization in all work areas. Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members. Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors. Ensure compliance with food hygiene and Health and Safety standards. Guide and motivate pastry assistants and bakers to work more efficiently.

Languages

  • English
    Full professional
    80%

Skills

  • Artistic way of maxing icing
  • Attention to details
  • Business snese
  • Cleanliness
  • Cooking skills
  • Creativity
  • Culinary expertise
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Motivational
  • Multitasking Skills
  • Strong Baking skills
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