Cook Apprentice Pastry Job Description Sample
PM Pastry Cook Needed
You bring the dishes that the chef creates to life. The chef relies on you to "get it right" and you take pride in making it happen.
The bustle and sometimes intensity of the kitchen energizes you. You understand the importance of staying within budget and know exactly how much to prep. You also understand that cleanliness in the kitchen and safe food handling is key.
The kitchen team is tight and you're a valued player. And as a motivated active listener, you're well positioned to learn all things culinary. If you're ready to take your culinary passion to the next level, consider an opportunity as Cook with Interstate.
As a Cook, you will
Carefully and safely prepare food according to chef direction and as ordered by the server, taking care to portion correctly and present appealingly.
Ensure food safety by dating and rotating food containers, safely storing perishables, and maintaining a sanitary work environment.
Check pars for shift use, ensuring that correct amounts are pulled for prep and noting items that need replenishment.
Do your part to stay within budget by taking steps to control food waste, loss and usage.
A high school education or equivalent education is helpful, with a minimum of one-year food service or related experience required. The ability to operate, maintain and properly clean culinary equipment is expected. This position requires full mobility and the ability to lifting, carrying and pulling up to 40 pounds.
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The Emporium Kitchen & Wine Market, at our new property, The Perry Lane Hotel, in Savannah seeks welcoming, creative, and polished team members with a heart for service. Located on Perry Street in Savannah's historic district, The Emporium welcomes you to be swept away by its eclectic and effortless vibe.
The Emporium Kitchen & Wine Market is an "American brasserie with a Southern accent!" You will be responsible for creating exceptional, personalized guest experiences at one of our newest Sage branded concepts. Come be part of the team that pushes the concept of "F&B norm" and truly breaks the mold!
The Emporium Savannah
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Prepare food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe sanitary work environment.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Minimal hearing necessary to hear equipment, timers, etc.
Moderate vision required to check quality and portions of food.
Moderate comprehension and literacy required to read recipe cards and procedures.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying: All of these functions are essential primarily because of the heavy production associated with Banquets. Items include food, small equipment
- 75% of the time.
Bending of the knees does become necessary when using the lower oven for cooking, 5-10 times a day.
Mobility -full range of mobility and the ability to travel 30-50 feet on a regular basis throughout the day.
Continuous standing -during preparation, during service hours or during expediting, usually all day.
Must have moderate hearing to hear equipment timers and communicate with other staff.
Must have excellent vision to see that product is prepared appropriately.
Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying: Position regularly involves lifting food cases and metros weighing up to 70 lbs.
Pushing and pulling carts is required.
Bending/kneeling: Regular bending to lift items and supplies. Periodic kneeling.
Mobility: Regularly moves all around kitchen.
Continuous standing: To complete a task, may be stationary for short periods of time.
Periodic climbing required.
High school education or equivalent experience.
Baking experience is a must. Minimum one to two years food service or related work.
Chemicals/Agents: grease strip, bleach, grease cutter, Lime Away.
Protective Clothing: hair restraint/hat, gloves, apron, safety shoes - approximately 100% of 8 hour shift.
Deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, flat top grill.
Inside 100% of 8 hour shift. Going in the freezer temperatures can be
- 10 degrees. On the front line, temperatures can be over 100 degrees.
Hewing Hotel is currently hiring for a Pastry Cook to join their Culinary team.
Hewing Hotel is in Minneapolis' vibrant North Loop neighborhood, more commonly known as the Warehouse District, joining cultural stalwarts Traffic Zone Center for Visual Arts and Target Field, home to baseball's Minnesota Twins. With easy access to all interstates as well as Minneapolis' Metro Transit Blue Line and Northstar Commuter Rail, Hewing sits at the literal crossroads of the Twin Cities.
Founded in 2011, Aparium Hotel Group is a Chicago-based, leading lifestyle hotel company owned and operated by industry veterans accomplished in hotel development, management and marketing. Aparium Hotel Group's growth is guided by its "Translocal Hospitality" philosophy, which is the belief that great hotels are a destination sought out by travelers and a place that thrives as a gathering hub for locals. Specializing in historic adaptive reuse projects, each of Aparium Hotel Group's properties are independent brands and celebrate the specific neighborhoods and unique history of the distinct cities in which they reside. Aparium Hotel Group currently operates ten hotel properties across the United States with more than a dozen new projects in development.
Prepare pastry items accordance with guest orders and banquet event orders
Follow recipe cards, as well as production, portion and presentation standards
Complete mis en place and set-ups station for breakfast, lunch, dinner and/or event service
Operate, maintain and properly clean kitchen equipment
Control food waste, loss and usage policies
Utilize and handle various kitchen machinery to include slickers, buffalo chopper, grinders, mixers, and other kitchen related equipment.
Must be able to obtain any required food handling or sanitation certification required by local or state agencies
Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental polices/service procedures/standards
Assist with responsibilities and duties in other departments and as assigned by management
Demonstrate reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language
Ability to work alone without direct supervision
Demonstrate high degree of drive and determination
Constantly recommend service and product improvement to better the operation
Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel
High school education, cooking school or culinary institute education or equivalent experience
Minimum two years culinary or related work experience
Continuous standing and walking
Negotiating wet tile floor and steps
Ability to push/pull carts weighing up to 250 lbs (12-20 lbs. of force required)
Negotiating varied floor surfaces is continuous
Must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers and kitchens
Ability to physically handle knives, pots, mirrors, or other display items a s well as grasp, lift and carry the same from shelves and otherwise transport up to 50 pounds to every area of the kitchen
Ability to perform cutting skills on work surfaces, topped with cutting boards, 3 to 4 feet in height (banquet kitchen, prep kitchen, etc.)
Ability to verbally communicate over ambient noise
Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis; must be able to stretch to fulfill cleaning/inspection tasks
Aparium Hospitality Services, LLC does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. Hewing Hotel is a smoke-free, drug-free facility, and equal opportunity employer.
The people here at Apple don't just build products - they create the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that supports the innovation that runs through everything we do. Joining the Caffè Macs team will give you the opportunity to craft inspiring meals that fuel the innovation within the company. As a Pastry Cook you are responsible for the daily preparation and cooking of food items in the Bakery. This position is responsible for other duties in the areas of food and final plate presentation including plating and garnishing of cooked items. This position reports to the Chef, Sous Chef, or Kitchen Manager. This position is on site in Austin, Texas.
Do you have a basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills, appropriate cooking methods and techniques? Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures Being able to multi-task, work quickly, and effectively within a team Communicates clearly, listens attentively to staff, peers, managers, and guests Flexibility and adaptability to work calmly and effectively under stress Ability to take direction and work effectively in team environment Problem solving abilities, be self-motivated, and organized Dedication to quality service and expectations You should have an approved Food Handler's Card and non-slip shoes prior to first day of work Extraordinarily Service Oriented - show high level of customer service is positively mandatory…We hire for attitude, train for skill. Dynamic and agile - highly organized, ability to switch between locations and job duties
You will set up your food station according to Caffè guidelines and prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner. Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by the restaurant. Restocks all items as needed throughout shift. Maintains a clean and sanitary workstation and practices good safety and organizational skills. Assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas. Performs additional responsibilities, as requested by the management team at any time.
We serve our campus by maintaining a first class level of food-safety and cleanliness standards at all times. This includes maintaining a tidy station before/during/after service hours. Our work areas are kept clean and clutter free while you maintain our equipment and tools.
Under the supervision of a Kitchen Manager, each Cook receives detailed instructions for the day to include opening/closing duties, and services duties.
Executes multiple tasks with direction to complete daily menus. You will execute various kitchen tasks as set out by Lead Cooks and Kitchen Manger. We need people who know and are willing to learn appropriate methods for each task, managing time in each task appropriately, and have a general understanding of cooking techniques, methods, and kitchen equipment.
You should also stay up to date on health and food safety rules.
You will work with and serve a versatile diverse workforce WORKING CONDITIONS
This position will spend time sitting and standing
Things happen fast here. Bring your ability to multi-task in a high-volume experience and your love for working in a fast pace environment.
Environmental exposure to cold, heat and water
Lift up to 50 pounds
Able to understand sanitation directions
Typically 1-4 years high volume food service - preferably larger, innovative corporate programs, in house or 3rd party. May also be food & beverage experience in a full-service hotel, resort or multi-restaurant chain.
Candidate must be professional and career oriented. Primarily morning shifts, must be available for any weekends and holidays. Pastry degree and professional pastry experience preferred. Must be able to work as part of a professional team, and independently. Eager to learn and share pastry knowledge. High volume production and fine detail work required. This is a Full Time position.
- Assist with the production of all presentations and displays of Pastries, breads, ice creams, sorbets, creams, simple syrups, jams, center pieces and club level product.
- Ensure proper sanitation and maintenance of kitchen equipment and kitchen operation.
- Ensure that meals are prepared and delivered on time and in acceptable quantity and quality.
- Inspect the cleanliness of the line, floor, and all pastry stations.
- Assist staff with their job functions to ensure optimum service to guests.
- Document pertinent information in department’s logbook.
- Observe standards for the department in image, appearance, and grooming
- Be an ambassador of the hotel and the company at all times, in and out of the work place.
- Ensure security and confidentiality of all guest and hotel information.
- Assist in other areas as needed.
Ability to satisfactorily communicate in English with guests, management and employees to their understanding. Ability to work in hot, noisy and crowded conditions. Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations. Knowledge of food cost controls. Ability to provide legible communication. Ability to think clearly, analyze and resolve problems and exercise good under high pressure or emergency situations. Ability to complete work in a timely, accurate and thorough manner. Ability to remain calm, courteous and professional with demanding/difficult guests and/or situations.
Belmond Charleston Place provides a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, disability, life and AD&D insurance. You are eligible for the majority of these plans after 60 days of full-time employment. The effective date will be the first of the month following your 60th day worked. We also offer 401(k) retirement savings plan, paid vacation and holidays, as well as tuition assistance.
Pastry Cook -Colletta
In every Indigo Road restaurant, we are committed to providing superior quality food and beverages with legendary service. Our team strives to be collaborative, compassionate, and demonstrate a strong work ethic with all of our co-workers. Internal hospitality is our priority; making sure the environment is one that is safe, fun and creative! We enjoy providing a daily pre-shift family meal in each restaurant where everyone can enjoy each other's company before the service begins. Our culinary teams use the freshest ingredients, work closely with local farmers and fisherman, and create recipes that are approachable, yet inventive! We deliver products that are made fresh daily and use whole animal butchery in order to ensure top quality meats. Our restaurants make fresh pastas and breads in-house daily and utilize wood fire cooking to create memorable meals. Indigo Road believes that our employees are key to our success and we love to promote from within!
The Indigo Road Restaurant Group offers benefits to all full-time employees that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Accident and Short-Term Disability Insurance. We also offer Paid Time Off, a Home Loan Assistance Program, a Hospitality School Assistant Program, and meal discounts at our sister restaurants!
You can't even remember a time when you weren't excited by an expertly produced soufflé, and few things in life get you more excited than a perfect southern biscuit. This is an incredible opportunity for a motivated Pastry Cook to learn from a seasoned Pastry Chef; you'll prep and bake pastry and baked goods, executing the Pastry Chef's vision while honing your skills.
Summary of Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Consistency is key, so you'll learn to prepare all dessert and baked good items on the menu, but will use our Standard Recipe Card for preparing all products without relying on memory.
Keeping with consistency, you'll adhere to standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
Your creativity doesn't get in the way of organization; each day you'll refer to a Daily Prep List and Closing Checklist at the start and end of each shift for assigned duties and complete both fully.
Maintain a clean and sanitary work station, adhering to all DHEC regulations; this includes tables, shelves, walls, ovens, pastry/dessert equipment and refrigeration equipment.
Promptly report all product shortages, equipment problems or food quality issues to Pastry Chef or Executive Chef.
Participate in all scheduled employee meetings, voicing suggestions for improvement.
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Pastry Chef or manager-on-duty.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
A minimum of 1 year of experience in a pastry kitchen handling preparation and cooking.
Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills with the desire to learn advanced pastry cooking skills.
Understanding and knowledge of kitchen safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.
Must be able to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and restaurant employees.
Must be available to work days, nights, weekends and holidays.
Available to work nights, weekends and holidays.
Must be able to speak, read and understand basic cooking directions.
Must be able to communicate clearly with managers, employees and guests.
Occasional stooping, kneeling or crawling
Occasional pushing, pulling, lifting or carrying up to 50 lbs.
Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs, ramps
Constant computer/POS Register usage
Frequent, continual, intermittent flexing or rotation of the wrist(s) and spine
Constant reaching, turning, and performing precision work around the bar area
Constant receiving detailed information through oral communication
Constant talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word
Disclaimer: The above job description is not an exhaustive list of all of the duties and responsibilities of the position, nor should it be construed as a contract. As with all positions at Indigo Road, employment is "at will" or voluntary on both the part of the employee or employer. That's means employment can be terminated by either party with or without notice and/or with or without cause.
Indigo Road is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local laws, including but not limited to race, color, sex, ancestry, age, national origin, religion, mental or physical disability, marital status, family responsibility, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, personal appearances, tobacco use, matriculation or political affiliation, genetic information or any protected veteran status. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, promotion, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
Pastry Cook I | Full Time
The Four-Diamond, award-winning Omni Interlocken Resort welcomes you to a retreat into modern luxury. Nestled against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, this year-round Colorado resort near Denver offers a wealth of on-site amenities. With its stunning panoramic views of the mountains or valley, unmatched luxuries and the essence of snow-capped mountain tranquility, the Omni Interlocken Resort is sure to sweep you off your feet.
The Omni Interlocken Resort's 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, the Omni Interlocken Resort may be your perfect match.
To ensure all items are prepared and stored to specifications in the Pastry department.
Control quality and consistency of all food served.
Ensure functions are completed 30 minutes prior to service.
Understand and maintain all standard recipes.
Ensure all food supplies necessary for service are in appropriate supply on a timely basis.
Responsible for production of sweet items, pastries, cakes, fruit compotes, breads, chocolates, etc. for all outlets as well as banquets and amenities.
Keep walk-in, prep area and equipment up to Health Department standards at all time.
Assists in producing and plating Banquet pastries.
Work well under pressure of meeting production schedules and timelines for pastry needs
Prioritize, organize, delegate work and follow through.
Produce creative and artistic food work.
Perform job functions with minimal supervision.
Work cohesively with entire culinary staff as part of a team.
Maintain food preparation handling and correct storage standards.
Support procedures for food & beverage portion and waste controls.
Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.
To be a clear thinker, remain calm and resolve problems using good judgment.
Maintain cleanliness of work area at all times.
Basic math skills needed to understand and implement recipes and measurements.
Must be able to work a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays
Maintain a professional business appearance, attitude, and performance
Move, bend, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing up to 70 pounds without assistance. Stand or walk for an extended period or for an entire work shift. Requires repetitive motion.
Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer - vets/disability. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry Level Pastry Cook - Will Train!
The Pastry Cook produces quality desserts and pastries for all dining rooms in the community.
Responsible for preparing quality desserts and pastries per standardized recipes.
Plans food production to coordinate with meal serving hours and determines amount and type of food and supplies required for daily menus. Ensures that excellence, quality, temperature and appearance of food are preserved.
Follows all safety procedures when handling kitchen equipment and complies with department sanitation standards and personal hygiene/uniform standards.
Minimal experience required! On the job training will be provided!
Ability to plan and organize work, to interpret instructions, recipes, specifications and standards
Knowledge of kitchen equipment operations and maintenance. Knowledge of nutrition and diet.
Welcome to Reata Glen!
Located in San Juan Capistrano, Reata Glen is a brand new developing Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC).
Reata Glen offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a Safe Harbor 401(k) plan with match.
Free employee gym, tuition assistance, commuter reimbursement, employee referral award, AND MORE!
Come join our dynamic team at a place where you can impact the lives of others!
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Pastry Cook II - Hilton Bonnet Creek
Hilton Bonnet Creek, located near Disney Springs and Epcot, seeks to hire a pastry cook with at least two years of professional pastry/baking experience for our Pastry / Bakery Cook II position.
What will I be doing?
As a Pastry / Bakery Cook II, you would be responsible creating, preparing, producing and baking all pastries, breads, rolls and desserts for food and beverage outlets in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Prepare pastry food items according to designated recipes and quality standards
Maintain cleanliness and comply with food sanitation standards
Stock, maintain and ensure proper storage and refrigeration of an adequate supply of all prepared product
Develop new products for a-la-carte and catering menus, as needed
Practice correct food handling and food storage procedures according to federal, state, local and company regulations
Display and set baked products on mobile carts according to specifications
Prepare daily requisitions for supplies and food items
Practice correct food handling and food storage procedures according to federal, state, local and company regulations
What are we looking for?
Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:
- We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
- We do the right thing, all the time.
- We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
- We're team players in everything we do.
- We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
- We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline
In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision "to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality" unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!
Regis brand first established luxury hospitality more than 110 years ago, with the opening of the St.
Regis New York. From the moment John Jacob Astor IV opened the doors of his Beaux-Arts masterpiece on New York's Fifth Avenue, St.
Regis has stood as a symbol of uncompromising elegance and bespoke service.
Today, with more than 40 of the best addresses around the world, St.
Regis is a place where trends are born, boundaries are broken and guests can simply live exquisite. We invite you to explore careers at St.
Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality and presentation standards, and food prep checklists. Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food before use.
Safely and appropriately use baking and measuring tools/equipment/appliances to prepare baked foods. Follow and ensure compliance with food safety handling policies and procedures, including personal hygiene procedures. Check and ensure correct temperatures of kitchen appliances and food, and report issues to management.
Wash and disinfect kitchen area; set-up and break-down work station; and follow and ensure compliance with sanitation and cleaning procedures. Monitor the quality of food prepared and portions served throughout shift.
Follow all company policies and procedures, including safety and security; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets.
Speak with others using clear and professional language and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others and support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality expectations and standards.
Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
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