Sweet Maker

Sweet Making Chef

Minimum Hotel Management Degree

Minimum 6 months of internship required

The tasks a Sweet Meat Maker is expected to perform include:

Preparing one or more kinds of Indian sweets by mixing flour, sugar, milk, cream and other ingredients to form a dough or paste

Mixing ingredients such as flour, sugar, milk, ghee, nuts and water in the required proportion according to instructions or a formula

Tasting and examining the dough or paste for the desired consistency

Rolling, cutting and shaping the dough to form sweet rolls and related products preparatory to frying

Filling the pan with the required quantity of oil or ghee and placing the pan in a heated oven

Placing the dough in the pan to fry and controlling the temperature

Checking the progress of frying by observing the colour of the products or noting the length of time in the oven

Removing the fried products and keeping them aside for cooling

Preparing the sugar syrup by boiling the sugar and water in the prescribed proportion to the desired consistency

Soaking the products in sugar syrup, if required

Applying the silver foils and other ingredients to make the product more presentable

Developing new recipes for sweets

Ability to handle all the sweet making equipment, moulds, oven, etc.

Knowledge of the safety and hygiene standards to be followed in the cooking area

In-depth knowledge of traditional sweet making procedures followed in India

Ability to develop new sweet making recipes

Skilled in decorating the sweets in order to make them more presentable

Knowledge of the criticality of temperature to be maintained while cooking different types of sweets

Manual dexterity

Not applicable





It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 hours every day. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For freshers - INR 8,000 to INR 10,000 per month

For candidates with experience of ® to 1 year - INR 15,000 to INR 30,000

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Food Industry in India

According to IBEF, the Indian food industry is poised for huge growth, increasing its contribution to the world food trade every year. Accounting for about 32 per cent of the country?s total food market, the food processing industry is one of the largest industries in India and is ranked fifth in terms of production, consumption, export and expected growth. The Indian food and grocery market is the world?s sixth largest, with retail contributing 70 per cent of the sales. It is projected to grow at a rate of 104 per cent, touching US$ 482 billion by 2020. The Indian gourmet food market is currently valued at US$ 1.3 billion and is growing at a CAGR of 20 per cent. It is expected to cross US$ 2.8 billion by 2015.

Sweet Meat Makers in India have always been an important and profitable profession as the demand for sweets in India has never declined. Every festival, occasion, and celebration includes sweets in our country. Every religious ceremony also involves the use of sweets. Therefore, this is one profession which is always likely to rise in India. This is a viable profession as it offers plenty of entrepreneurship opportunities as well.



Sweet shops

Food processing industry

Cities and towns across India

Will be updated

Various private and government institutes across India

Will be updated