Food industry has grown aggressively in past few years. Restaurateurs are bringing technology which helps them to market their product. Bakery trend is one of the hottest trends coming up on consumers’ list. They are pretty much interested in what’s baking inside F&B and how to be an expert in baking. People are becoming more aware and started enjoying eating frequently which shows that industry is going to nail the market till 2020. Food, Shelter and Clothes are the basic necessities in one’s life and if you’re doing things right in the same then you can never go wrong.
“Proficiency in any field requires immense passion, hard work and creativity. In this particular field one must also be very passionate and pay a lot of attention to small intricate and alluring details. Tailoring to the customers’ need is also very important, as the product must be what they wanted and MORE. This is even truer in a sprawling and competitive Food and Beverage environment,” avers Executive Chef Amit Sinha, L’ Opera. Being a bakery expert doesn’t mean your career journey stops there. You need to keep pushing boundaries and have the passion to keep on going. One must stay true to one’s aspirations and focus on one’s own goals. There are few tips to be a bakery expert and hold that position for a longer span.
Finding the Right Path - One of the most important things an artist does is see things that don’t yet exist. In other words, seeing the end in the beginning and then finding ways to bring them to life in a way that is in line with a certain culinary culture. It is important to be creative, organized, hardworking and attentive to details and being able to work as part of a team. Along with the taste, presentation is also very important, a bakery expert must practice and perfect the techniques. Finding where a person shines the most and mastering that skill is the most effective way to be perfect in a particular segment. Everybody has jewels within them, it just takes a combination of diligence, creativity, support and luck to reveal those treasures and allow the society and oneself to benefit therefrom.
Understanding Customer’s Palate: -The basic trends in bakery and pastry innovation are related to health, pleasure, and convenience. While artisanal breads are still much appreciated, some parts of Europe and the United States have seen a mechanization of certain products, such as automatic sandwich vending machines in the past years, but this is an example of a shadow that efficiency can cast over quality and authenticity.Customization is also another way to satisfy customers’ requests; a good example of this is printing names or brands on bakery items such as biscuits or breads.
Creativity: - Creativity is vital for food and beverages sector. It’s getting much important now because customers are also looking for something new and exciting. Gone are the days when customers were not expecting high but now they look for more fusion and innovation with food. Basically, they want to be delighted and to delight it becomes essential to marry the expertise with creativity to build that empiricism.
Maintaining Supply Chains:- “In case of supply chains, there are things which one can get from surroundings but then also there are things which need to get import. Having particular suppliers on whom inspection could be done is one of the smartest ways for keeping healthy supplies. An expert always looks for the place where the product is coming from and if it’s from local then from which farm is it coming from. Do every possible quality check i.e., the speciality of that farm, the process which they follow and the production. Watch out the samples and once you are fine with the product then only sign the contract with the supplier,” shares Executive Chef Indrajit Saha, Accor Luxe Group.
Clearly, bakery segment is making people go crazy for. Obviously, there is a lot of competition but at the same time it enhances creativity. In this industry, every day you need to challenge yourself and innovate peculiar ideas to have an upper hand and be an expert.