Pastry Chef

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Grand America Hotel
  • Post Date: May 10, 2024
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Job Overview

The role of a pastry chef is to support the executive pastry chef in the creation of high-quality pastry items that delight and satisfy customers. Whether working in a large restaurant or a small bakery, pastry chefs play a critical role in ensuring the success of the pastry department and the overall success of the establishment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and participate in the preparation and execution of all baked goods.
  • Proper communication between all staff, including our own and other departments.
  • Keep an open communication with both subordinates and superiors.
  • Responsible for maintaining adequate training programs for kitchen personnel.
  • Inspect the portion sizes and taste qualities of all items to ensure they are being properly prepared.
  • Inspect all equipment for proper maintenance and report deficiencies to Engineering.
  • Ensure that an adequate supply of equipment is available.
  • Talking to guests for orders or other requests.
  • Make profit improvement recommendations to the Executive Chef
  • Consulting with brides/grooms with wedding cake orders
  • Monitor incoming food products to ensure proper quality and assist storeroom personnel in quality control.
  • Maintain a high level of sanitation and safety.
  • Monitor all refrigeration and dry storage for proper handling and rotation.
  • Plan and develop new dessert menus for restaurants, banquets and special functions, i.e. weddings.
  • Coach and teach all staff members as a continuing process to ensure a smooth operation and maintain a high level standard in the Pastry Kitchen.

 

Qualifications:

  • Able to work flexible hours and days.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Five years baking experience and graduate from a culinary school.
  • Five years culinary experience in a multi unit hotel or conference center.
  • 2+ years of Advanced Cake Decorating
  • Well versed skills in plated desserts, display pastries, breads, artisan goods, ect.
  • Knowledge of food safety, sanitation, food products, and food service equipment
  • Knowledge of all facets of a Baking Department: ordering, menu planning, menu costing, ect.
  • Previous experience supervising a staff of 5 or more employees.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
Job Detail
  • CitySalt Lake City
  • Apply on hotel’s jobs sitehttps://www.grandamerica.com/careers/
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