7512-Bakers, pastry-cooks and confectionery makers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Bakers, pastry-cooks and confectionery makers
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Job Description: 
Bakers, pastry-cooks and confectionery makers make various kinds of bread, cakes, and other flour products, as well as handmade chocolate and sugar confectionery.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) making bread, cakes, biscuits, pastries, pies and other flour products
  • (b) making handmade confectionery from mixtures of sugar, chocolate and other ingredients using hand tools and some machines
  • (c) combining measured ingredients in bowls of mixing, blending, or cooking machinery
  • (d) checking the quality of raw materials to ensure that standards and specifications are met
  • (e) applying glazes, icings, or other toppings to baked goods, using spatulas or brushes
  • (f) checking the cleanliness of equipment and operation of premises before production runs to ensure compliance with occupational health and safety regulations
  • (g) monitoring oven temperatures and product appearance to determine baking times
  • (h) coordinating the forming, loading, baking, unloading, de-panning and cooling of batches of bread, rolls, pastry and confectionary products.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Baker
- Confectioner
- Chocolate maker
- Pastry-cook


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Cook - 5120
- Bakery products machine operator - 8160
- Bread production machine operator- 8160
- Chocolate production machine operator- 8160

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