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Why did you choose to become a pastry chef?

1 of 30 Pastry Chef Interview Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on July 1st, 2018 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
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How did you become so passionate about baking? You can share a story from your childhood, thinking back on those summer days when you spent hours in the kitchen experimenting with baking chocolate cookies for the first time. Here's another example: "I have always enjoyed baking because I love to share my goodies with friends and family. It makes me happy to make other people happy by simply doing something that I love. The science and the creative side to making really motivates me and keeps me going, even in a fast-paced environment."

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"I have always enjoyed baking because I love to share my goodies with friends and family. It makes me happy to make other people happy by simply doing something that I love. The science and the creative side to making really motivates me and keeps me going, even in a fast-paced environment."

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Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
Elisabeth Walter
Elisabeth Walter has over five years of experience in the corporate recruiting world. More recently, she has been freelance writing for the past two years. You can reach out to Elisabeth by visiting her LinkedIn profile, at https://www.linkedin.com/in/elisabethwalter/
First written on: 11/20/2014
Last modified on: 07/01/2018

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Why did you choose to become a pastry chef?
1.
I love feeling of making something beautiful, and something that other people can enjoy. And then I have always loved baking and making pastries.
2.
Becoz I can perform well in under pressure and well team worker ... And get my things done with perfection.
3.
Because I like to be in the kitchen and I have more hability to work with sweet thinks tan savory.
4.
I love artist, drawing, and play with color.
5.
I always want to create and serve good desserts to people. Seeing their faces enjoying the food really made my day.
6.
It has been more of what I do best. Not my choice.... Its my passion for good food.
7.
I enjoyed baking and creating, it was a natural transition from a business/engineering related course for me.
8.
Well it started from my art classes, and slowly took to the food and then from there to the pastry kitchen.
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