Cook Apprentice Pastry Job Description Sample
Taverna Italian Bistro is looking for a full time pastry cook.
Candidate must have 2 yrs + experience working in a fine dining restaurant.
Maintains quality of baked goods and ensures consistency in products and standards. Responsible for decorating and plating various pastries and desserts for staff, member events and functions. Prepares requisitions for supplies and food items for production. Observes production flow and make adjustments in order to adhere to control procedures for cost and quality. Ensures proper receiving, storage (including temperature setting) and rotation of products in compliance with health department regulations, including coverage, labeling, dating and placing items in proper containers of kitchen and service. Monitors equipment in the pastry kitchen is clean and in proper working condition and writes work tickets for any equipment in need of repair. Visually inspects appearance of all baked goods for proper color combination and overall presentation to maintain appeal. Responsible for implementing and maintaining excellent service to achieve guest satisfaction. Maintains flexibility to take on new and different tasks as directed by the Chef. Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.
May be required: to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; to write routine reports and correspondence; to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of the organization.
May be required: to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Physical Demands: Frequently stands; walks; uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; talks or hears; taste or smells. Regularly reaches with hands and arms. Occasionally sits; climbs or balances; stoops, kneels, crouches, or crawls. Regularly lifts up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifts more than 100 pounds.
Certificates/Licenses: Food Sanitation Training.
Job Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Preferences
Ability to read and speak English may be required in order to perform the duties of the job (e.g. the associates may be required to communicate with English speaking customers or co-workers, the manuals for the equipment the associates may use are in English). Knowledge of software applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel needed.
This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an associate in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.
From Italian trattorias to French bistros, the many different cuisines of the coastal Mediterranean serve as our daily inspiration. Like many family-run establishments in Europe, our restaurants make their own pastas, gelatos and desserts. We constantly strive to craft menus that combine the creativity of contemporary cuisine with the powerful draw of classic recipes.
That being said, our neighborhood restaurants offer a lot more than just a delicious menu: they are a special place where customers will feel at home with friends and family.
Alchemy of Baking is a wholesale bakery that is looking for a beginner pastry cook. Some experience is a plus but not necessary. Candidate need to have own transportation, flexible schedule, be able lift 50lbs, learn fast and and be a team player. If interested, please send in your resume. We're looking for someone who can start right away.
Line Cook And Pastry Cook
West Steak and Seafood in Carlsbad is looking to hire a Line Cook and Pastry Cook. Our intimate and distinctive restaurant makes West the most sought-after reservation. At West, we provide the highest quality of chef-driven culinary creations prepared to your taste. Our restaurant is open daily for cocktail, and dinner service.
Our line cooks and pastry cooks are required to be familiar and consistently comply with with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards, and kitchen rules, policies, and procedures. The ideal candidates will be familiar with a variety of kitchen equipment and tools specific for the roles. In addition our candidates must assume 100% responsibility for the quality of products served, and be experts in storing, and using food items and ingredients during the scheduled shift. Our line cooks and pastry cooks are expected to maintain a clean and sanitary work station area including refrigeration equipment. Prior experience in a fine dining restaurant is required as well as hands on familiarity with properly closing and turning over work area at the end of the shift using closing checklists for kitchen stations for proper storage and minimal food and or ingredient waste.
- Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience in kitchen preparation and cooking (will consider 1 year of experience with references).
- At least 6 months experience in a similar capacity.
- Must be able to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room personnel.
- Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds.
- Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
Please apply here or call Human Resources for an application at 760-602-5837. You may also apply in person at 4980 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008.
Pastry Cook 3
Location La Costa Resort and Spa Nestled among the beautiful coastal foothills of Carlsbad, CA, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa is honored as the #1 Wellness Spa by Spa magazine. Omni La Costa's acclaimed restaurants present an updated take on locally inspired cuisine and culinary delights. Steps from your door, world-class accommodations, championship golf and tennis, eight pools and more anxiously wait to welcome your arrival. Omni La Costa associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, Omni La Costa may be your perfect match. Job Description Responsible for baked goods for outlets. Help with banquet productions and weekly brunches. Keep up pars. Have all production ready in a timely manner with regards to quality. Responsibilities
Prepares designated food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications
Responsible attendance and ability to work scheduled shifts and on time
Assist in restocking all items as needed throughout the shift.
Assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of the kitchen, walk-in coolers, reach-in coolers and all storage areas.
Assist in daily responsibilities which include restaurant prep, banquet prep and plating, amenities, basic production
Contribute idea for new desserts and work with Pastry Chef to further develop
Follow safety rules and practices Qualifications Experience/
Basic understanding of scaling and baking techniques.
Basic understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.
Previous professional baking experience a plus, but not required.
Has a general understanding and knowledge of how to properly use and maintain equipment in the area. Skills/Aptitudes:
Professional communication skills are required.
Ability to take direction.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
Must have problem solving abilities, be self-motivated and organized.
Commitment to quality service, and food and beverage knowledge
Must have basic math skills to produce correct sized batches
Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds License/
- San Diego County Food Handlers permit required.
Must be able to work early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.
Must be able to speak, read and understand basic cooking directions Refer this job to a friend Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Requisition ID2017-18268 # of Openings1 Category (Portal Searching)Culinary
Jean-Georges Management is built on a powerful culinary foundation and has evolved into a reputable and award winning restaurant group. From inception, Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten placed emphasis on the importance of providing the very best in culinary and tailored hospitality, which has resulted in the success of an acclaimed constellation of international restaurants. With over 25 restaurants located in 5 countries, we continuously strive towards excellence and rely on the support of our culinary and hospitality team members to contribute to our worldwide operations. The Pastry Cook prepares baked items, pastries, cakes, ice creams, sorbets, fruit compotes, chocolates and show pieces according to guest orders and in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment. Complies with any additional requests that may arise pertaining to Pastry Cook duties. Some of the duties of a Pastry Cook are:
Prepare pastry items according to guest orders of consistent quality following recipe cards, as well as production, portion, and presentation standards.
Complete mis en place and set-up station for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner service.
Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not prepare beyond estimated needs.
Operate, maintain and properly clean kitchen equipment, including but not limited to deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, and flat top grill.
Date all food containers and rotate as per policies, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures
Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up
Note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages.
Return all food items not used to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems.
Control food waste, loss and usage per policies.
Work harmoniously and professionally with co-workers and supervisors. We are looking for individuals who have a knowledge of Pastry Cook operations with excellent communication skills. Applicants are required to have physical mobility as lifting, walking, bending and moving objects up to 70 lbs. Speaking, writing and reading English is required. Positive attitude and willing to learn is must. Minimum 2-years’ experience preferred. This position requires an applicant with a flexible schedule and the ability to work all shifts, weekends and holidays. ID: 2016-1206 External Company URL: www.jean-georges.com
Baker / Pastry Cook
Be the Best You Pinnacle Entertainment (PNK) is a dynamic and growing casino entertainment company with nearly 16,000 team members. Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates 16 gaming entertainment properties, located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Pinnacle holds a majority interest in the racing license owner, as well as a management contract, for Retama Park Racetrack outside of San Antonio, Texas.At PNK, we are guided by our team member promise
- Be the Best You. Through this promise we strive to support our team members in living their best lives by offering them challenging and rewarding work, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to build lasting relationships. Property Details Stepping into
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Black Hawkis like entering a landmark mountain lodge in one of the West’s best-loved National Parks. Set in the Rocky Mountains, this modern casino hotel is 1.4 miles from Central City Opera, 8 miles from the tours at Argo Gold Mine and Mill, and 10 miles from I-70. With its soaring ceilings, timber beams and massive floor-to-ceiling stone fireplaces, this two-story casino has a rustic elegance. Ameristar Black Hawk also boasts a luxury full-service hotel with 536 well-appointed rooms including 64 luxurious suites, a roof-top pool and full-service ARA Day Spa. Ameristar Black Hawk 111 Richman Street, PO Box 45 Black Hawk, CO 80422 Overview Primary focus will be on facilitating through Pastry Chef the timely execution of all menu items, making sure all food items are cooked to the guests’ requirements and company standards as well as greeting guests and cashiering as required. Responsibilities
Adhere to established department and property policies and procedures regarding guest service standards.
Demonstrates ability to produce all recipes on restaurant menus in a consistent manner in accordance with menu standards.
Demonstrates ability to perform advanced production and service skills to include set-up tasks of every station in the kitchen.
Practice safe food handling and sanitation duties as given to by management.
Demonstrates the ability to handle varying business with little assistance.
Demonstrates willingness to assist other team members as needed without being asked.
Complies with departmental policies as well as with Company rules, regulations, and policies set forth in the employee Handbook.
Reports any equipment malfunctions. Maintains station in a neat and orderly manner.
Reports with proper tools clean uniform and recommended footwear at the stated time.
Must have working knowledge of food storage, knife handling and sharpening, weights & measures, stocks, soups and sauces, plate presentations, recipes and yields, Health department regulations, sanitation and safety regulations. Qualifications
Must have excellent guest service skills.
Uses appropriate language when engaging guests and co-workers in conversation, communicating clearly and courteously, provides continued service to all guests.
Determines the nature of guest concerns and takes appropriate action to resolve general concerns, obtaining assistance from the proper personnel, as necessary.
High School Diploma and GED equivalent.
A degree or certificate from a major culinary institute + 1-6 months experience as a line cook in a major hotel or food chain
Working knowledge of American and European pastries.
Strong organization skills
Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with Team Members at all levels of the organization Requisition ID2016-15110 PropertyAmeristar Casino Resort Spa
- Black Hawk, CO CategoryFood & Beverage Position TypeFull-Time Starting Pay RateUSD $13.50/Hr.
Pastry Cook - Intercontinental Hotels Cleveland
Do you see yourself as a Pastry Cook ? What's your passion? Whether you're into football, fashion or flamingos at IHG we're interested in YOU.
At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. The InterContinental Hotels Cleveland offers an impressive collection of hospitality choices. Our superior locations, luxurious accommodations, high tech meeting rooms, unique dining experiences and attentive guest services are unparalleled in the area.
Conveniently located on the campus of the prestigious Cleveland Clinic, less than one mile from the University Circle cultural and arts district. Legacy village shopping and entertainment, the Rock & Roll hall of Fame and Museum, Progressive Field and the Historic Warehouse District are all within easy reach. In this role you will prepare and cook pastry orders for daily operations while you advise supervisor of low inventory items; assists in receiving items and taking inventory as required. You will maintain a clean, neat and well-organized work area, including but not limited to reach-ins, walk-ins and counters and may assist by performing warewasher or other kitchen duties as needed.
Qualifications Qualifications include basic reading, writing and math skills. Some pastry preparation experience or training is preferred.
An alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler cards may be required by local or state government agency. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This job requires ability to perform the following: carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds, standing up and moving about in the kitchen, handling food objects, products and utensils, bending, stooping and kneeling.
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.
So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG. IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.
Job:Hotel General Management
Pastry Cook II - PM Shift
Pastry Cook II
Catering Corporate - This position is held in Lincolnwood, IL
Main Area of Responsibility: BOH – Pastry/Catering
The position of Pastry Cook II requires hands-on preparation of all pastry items for catering events. It is imperative to understand that while technical skills are necessary in any position, a positive attitude and respect of ourselves and our team is paramount. Without creating a supportive cultural experience through trust and teaching from within, our company does not shine through to our ultimate goal. That goal is to simply make ‘everyone’s life a little better’ by creating exceptional experiences and serving food we love. We embrace this goal because when we make people feel good, we feel good. To that end, we take advantage of every opportunity to make someone feel good. A formal training outline will be set forth to target & mentor position specific skills and traits of a customer service position within Food for Thought.
- Prepares all pastry items in accordance to standard FFT recipes and as specified by the Chef.
- Visually inspects, selects and uses only food items of the highest quality in the preparation of all menu items.
- Checks and controls the proper storage of product and portion control
- Completes all opening and closing tasks
- Completes prep lists in allotted time frame
- Completes order guides for station
- Performs daily quality assurance testing
- Ensures all equipment in working areas is clean and in proper working condition.
- Assists in set up and cleaning of spaces managed by Food for Thought
- Is flexible to work all shifts including special events
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, & ABILITY
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
- Good working knowledge of the fundamentals of pastry.
- Good working knowledge of accepted standards of sanitation.
- Knowledge of operating all kitchen equipment, i.e., stoves, ovens, broilers, slicers, steamers, kettles, etc.
- Basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.
- Ability to read, write and understand the English language in order to communicate with guests and coworkers.
- Sufficient manual dexterity of hand in order to use all kitchen equipment, i.e., knives, spoons, spatulas, tongs, slicers, etc.
- Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of 150 lbs.
- Ability to stand and work continuously in confined spaces.
- Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND CERTIFICATION
- Pastry Diploma or equivalent required
- Experience in a kitchen production position required
- Food Service Handler Certificate required
The Pastry Cook II position will be required to prep for, and assist in all aspects of pastry production, as well as the main kitchen when necessary. Pastry Cook II must mirror and enforce the policies and procedures set forth by the Executive Pastry Chef while keeping in line the standards of production and the HAACP program. The Pastry Cook II will also contribute to achieving established standards of stock levels, workplace cleanliness, and equipment maintenance on a daily basis.
The Pastry Cook II must have an accelerated knowledge of pastry fundamentals, methods and techniques, including but not limited to: chocolate work; ice creams and sorbets; pastes and doughs; modern pastry techniques; to follow and execute recipes; basic understanding of food costs and cost controls. The Pastry Cook II will also have knowledge of ordering and receiving goods and quality assurance, monthly stock taking duties and assist the pastry chef with menu design and implementation. The Pastry Cook II will be required to have achieved a basic level of leadership and management skills and displays an ability to train others.
The Pastry Cook II will report directly to the Executive Pastry Chef.
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to:
- Perform general cleaning tasks using approved cleaning product as assigned by your supervisor to adhere to health standards.
- Examine products for quality
- Takes on special projects
- Keeps floors dry and clean to avoid slip/fall accidents.
- Performs other duties as requested, such as cross-training, moving supplies and equipment, cleaning up spills, etc.
- Reports suspicious persons or activities to a supervisor immediately.
- Other duties as assigned
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees at Food For Thought are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression, veteran status, age, FMLA status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statuses.
Pastry Cook / Viennoiserie Team
Alexander's Patisserie in Mountain View, a bakery and pastry shop with European and American style breads and pastries is looking to hire Bakers/Pastry Cooks to join our Viennoiserie team!
Full Time (Wednesday- Sunday 3:00 am- 11:30 am)
Applicants should be comfortable using a dough sheeter and familiar with the production of Viennoiserie (croissants, danish and puff pastry).
Requirements for Position:
Minimum 1 year of Lamination (croissant/danish) experience.
Ability to work 5 days a week (consecutive).
Ability to work cleanly, accurately, efficiently and with a strong sense of urgency.
Proficient in following recipes for production: scaling, dough mixing, laminating, sheeting, shaping.
Strong experience with operating a dough sheeter and table work.
Possess a work ethic that seeks to exceed expectations.
Have the desire to learn and be able to receive constructive feedback.
Physically able to stand for hours at a time
Be physically capable of moving efficiently within their working space
Be able to carry heavy objects across a wide space
Have the flexibility to work irregular hours for certain occasions and during busy times
Always practice good personal hygiene and come to work appropriately dressed and groomed
Arrive prepared and on time as scheduled
Must posses valid CA Food Handlers Certificate
Compensation- D.O.E.- Medical Benefits after 30 days (Company pays 50%) - Employee discounts
To learn more about us, please visit www.alexanderspatisserie.com.
Food Service / Restaurant - Pastry Cook
Opened in 1910, The Hermitage Hotel has been woven into the history and memories of Nashville and her residents for over 100 years. With a deep respect for Nashville and Tennessee, The Hermitage Hotel is committed to preserving the region's heritage and practicing the traditions that make hospitality synonymous with The South.
Continuing with that commitment, the Capitol Grille restaurant, located in The Hermitage Hotel - Tennessee's only Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond hotel and recently ranked among the top 10 hotels in the U.S. by U.S. News - is searching for a Pastry Cook who is passionate about food and culinary excellence.
The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Pastry Chef and must be self-motivated, culinary minded and must possess a high level of creativity for plated desserts, banquet desserts, and various other offerings. Prior formal training in conjunction with well-developed pastry abilities and the desire to cook is essential. Experience in a sophisticated dining environment coupled with high volume is required.
The successful candidate must be professional in both appearance and conduct and have a high standard of general cleanliness of the kitchen. Must have a minimum of two years' proven, prior experience in a luxury and/or fine dining hotel or restaurant.
If you are passionate, experienced, reliable, hard-working, enthusiastic, creative and committed to excellence; please send your resume today!
Drug Test and Criminal Background Check will be performed.
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