Pastry Sous Chef

Business Unit:  The Peninsula Tokyo
Location:  Tokyo

Working alongside a wonderful team at The Peninsula Tokyo, we are seeking a Pastry Sous Chef to achieve the company’s objectives and create a memorable guest experience.


  • Work for a highly prestigious hotel in Kitchen team.
  • Staff at The Peninsula Tokyo are talented, highly motivated and dedicated to excellence.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Control the daily requisitions and Kitchen inter-transfers.
  • Assist in creating new Menus with detailed recipes, photographs and cost cards.
  • Submit new proposals to Executive Pastry Chef for discussion prior to food tasting.
  • Assist Executive Pastry Chef to keep the food cost for the assigned kitchen within the budget.        
  • Ensure that the hotel cost control policies and procedures are followed.
  • Prevent wastage of surplus stock without undue sacrifice on food quality.
  • Control effective storage and stock levels, while always being cost conscious.
  • Supervise and allocate work to staff according to their knowledge and skill level.
  • Oversee and / or conduct trainings for staff as well as implement regular training programs.
  • Inform Executive Pastry Chef any waste, left over items of food that can be utilized in other areas.
  • Assist Executive Pastry Chef to ensure the hotel’s high standards are maintained and improved continually.
  • Look continuously for ways to improve the quality and service and to meet or surpass the required standards of performance.
  • Actively support the work and decisions of all teams and committees. 


General Requirements:

  • Diploma from culinary school or apprenticeship (or equivalent).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in 5-star hotels or equivalent restaurant establishments.
  • Previous management experience in a la carte or production kitchen.
  • Fluent in Japanese, conversational English proficiency is an advantage. 


Benefits We Offer

  • Social Insurance (Employment Insurance, Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance, Health Insurance, Employee’s Pension)
  • Transportation Allowance (Subject to company policy; up to JPY 30,000/ month)
  • Comprehensive Training and Talent Development Program (Overseas training opportunities)
  • Retirement Plan (2% of company contributions in addition to a company match up to 2% of employee contributions, a total of maximum 6%) (Upon completion of 3-year of service) 
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Regular Days-off/ 119 days per year 
  • Life Work Balance Leave/ 3 days per year
  • Paternity Leave/ 5 days 
  • Complimentary Staff Restaurant (3 meals per day)
  • Complimentary Uniform Laundry and Dry Cleaning for Business Attire
  • Employee Recognitions (Long Service Award, Model Employee Award and etc.) 
  • Employee Events (Staff Party, Family Party and etc.) 
  • Employee Discounts on Peninsula Boutique, Restaurants and Bars 
  • Complimentary Accommodation at Peninsula Hotels (Applicable to permanent employee who completed 1-year of service)
  • Welfare Club (Relo Club)
  • Complimentary Bicycle Parking (On site)
  • Employee Dormitory (Subject to availability)


We are delighted to receive your resume for further consideration. 




Superbly located opposite the Imperial Palace and Hibiya Park in Marunouchi district, and within minutes' walk of the shopping capital of Ginza, The Peninsula Tokyo delights guests with commanding views of the Japanese capital’s skyline, sophisticated facilities, extraordinary dining options and the legendary Peninsula service. Our multilingual colleagues are highly motivated and dedicated to excellence. In return, we offer superb training and benefits, with structured career advancement and international opportunities.

Requisition ID:  44090

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