Patissier (fulltime) | Aurum

At our gourmet restaurant Aurum (1* Michelin star, 15.5/20 Gault & Milau), we are seeking a pâtissier to join our team. Under the leadership of Gary Kirchens, Aurum truly elevates the product. Together with a young team, he crafts balanced and enriching dishes in a unique environment.

Aurum is part of the five-star Kasteel van Ordingen hotel, a gem in the heart of Haspengouw (near Sint-Truiden and Hasselt). The castle estate includes 32 rooms and suites, Bistro Richard, wellness facilities, a maximalist lounge, 3 meeting rooms for business gatherings, a pear orchard, and a vineyard. Additionally, as a member of Relais & Châteaux, we aim for an optimal guest experience in a familial and authentic setting.


  • Lead, prepare, and manage desserts, pastries, ice creams, cakes, petits fours, … for lunch and dinner
  • Mise en place
  • Manage and clean kitchen equipment
  • Adherence to safety and HACCP regulations in the kitchen
  • Smooth collaboration with the rest of the front and kitchen team
  • Continuous innovation and pursuit of perfect service for guests


  • Culinary training with specialization in desserts or baker-patissier training and/or work experience in a similar role
  • Passion and talent for various sweets
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative and able to work independently
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, and service-oriented
  • Proactive, resilient to stress, and precise


  • Full-time permanent contract
  • Be part of a young, enthusiastic, and dynamic team in a gourmet restaurant with one Michelin star
  • Job security within a successful 5-star Relais & Châteaux hotel
  • Competitive salary commensurate with your experience
  • Training on the job
  • Fixed vacation periods
  • Eco vouchers and year-end bonus