Name: David Benton
Job Title: Pastry Chef
Where: Oakland, California
Employer: Self-Employed - sugarsweet pastries
Years of Experience: 3
Education: California Culinary Academy, San Francisco, California
Salary: See PayScale's Research Center for the median pastry chef salary.
What is the Salary of a Pastry Chef?
Looking for a delicious career? For readers interested in pastry chef salaries, the qualifications to become a pastry chef and other career information, our interview with chef David Benton has all the right ingredients.
In this Salary Story, David told us about the outlook for pastry chef jobs in America, the education needed for a pastry chef, and different jobs for a pastry chef, including hotel and restaurant positions. David discussed how jobs for a pastry chef can be competitive and come with certain expectations, plus lessons learned in culinary school and on the job. He also explained how education and experience impact pastry chef jobs and gave insight into how different employers can affect the working conditions and salary of a pastry chef.
If you're interested in becoming a pastry chef, then take few moments to learn more about this creative career. Bon Appetit!