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Pastry Chef Interview Questions
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How do you handle stressful situations?

How to Answer
Picture yourself making flowers for a wedding cake, squeezing and molding fondant for hours. You prepare the cake exactly as requested by the client, but when they see it, they decide they want something different, and you only have two hours to get it together! As a pastry chef, you must learn to expect the unexpected! There are different types of stress in a job. In this role, you will need to be prepared to change gears at any given moment. You may find yourself kneading dough for two hours and then you're putting the details on the tiniest tarts while managing clients and staff.
Answer Example
"I am experienced in keeping up with the fast pace of the kitchen and working with my staff to prepare the best quality baked goods."
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