Cook Helper Pastry Job Description Sample
Kitchen Helper / Pastry Helper / Food Assembly Staff
DO & CO The Gourmet Entertainment Company – A passion for hospitality
Culinary delights on every banquet floor and in the sky: As a listed Austrian company with the three business segments of Airline Catering, International Event Catering, and Restaurants, Lounges & Hotels, we offer gourmet entertainment all over the world. We operate 28 locations on three continents, maintaining the highest standard of quality in both our products and services. We develop the unknown and grow constantly – sometimes beyond our own expectations. The most important ingredient in our premium recipe is our staff of 10,000 employees. They shape our company with their personal dedication and commitment and we give our all to provide them with an environment in which they can fully unfold their strengths.
DO & CO has a Gourmet Kitchen in Chicago, by O'Hare International Airport, and created a lot of new job opportunities. We are looking for a
Kitchen Helper / Pastry Helper / Food Assembly Staff
- Be part of a team, creating high-end products served daily to hundreds of international airline guests!
- Assist chefs and cooks with different tasks in the kitchen: food preparation, cutting fruits and vegetables, preparing small dishes, food platting and setting up airline catering trays
- Read, understand and follow menu specifications
- Keep kitchen areas clean and tidy
- Comply with hygiene, quality and safety standards at all times
- Work experience in a kitchen or manufacturing site
- Outgoing personality and hands-on approach
- Ability to multi-task and work well in a fast paced environment
- Heavy work load and standing for prolonged periods of time necessary
- Flexibility: different shifts available (working on weekends + holidays may be needed)
- A renowned, international company, continually expanding, offering a stable workplace with great career opportunities
- A diverse, international and dynamic work environment
- Support for continuous professional development
- A benefit package incl. medical, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick days
- Prospect of performance-based compensation
Do you want to join a highly motivated, diverse team and develop within an internationally renowned company?
We look forward to receiving your online application at www.doco.com (if you are eligible to work within the US).
DO & CO Chicago Catering Inc.
2150 Frontage Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
For more information visit our website (www.doco.com).
Lead Pastry Cook
Prepares and executes bulk dessert recipes for use in all other outlets Scales and mixes ingredients according to standard recipes Mixes ingredients using electric mixers, or other industrial kitchen equipment. Shapes dough for cookies, pies, and fancy pastries Cooks, par-bakes, and places shaped dough into molds or pans and inserts them in oven for proper cooking. Prepares and cooks ingredients for pie fillings, puddings, custards, icing & glazes or other dessert Decorates cakes, pastries and other creative desserts Occasional Line Cook and Buffet Cook responsibilities as assigned Must possess the ability to follow and complete a defined production list.
Performs all Pastry Cook & Pastry Helper jobs as assigned Trains and develops Pastry Helpers to cover pastry cook shifts Trains all pastry new hires or current TM’s on new tasks Ensures product Quality Problem Solves Keeps all TM’s on task according to prep or production lists Informs supervisor of all pertinent information and/or any irregularities. Completes nightly/daily inventory sheets Writes detailed reports and passes along to Pastry Chef All Cooks, Including Lead Pastry Cook: Maintains a high degree of sanitation in work station Keeps food area free of debris and trash at all times Reports to work on time Communicates with Sous Chef when there are product shortages Breaks down and stores daily food and supply deliveries Assists in monitoring products in the freezer, walk-ins, and storerooms to ensure freshness and availability Ensures proper FIFO procedures are followed when storing daily deliveries Monitors food items, checks food temperatures, and changes food items when necessary Assists in quality control of prepared food items Ensures thorough communication between shifts Remains up to date on all Departmental Policies and Procedures Prepares and executes recipes and daily production sheets per standardized recipe cards or supervisor guidelines Complies with all departmental rules, side work assignments, and departmental procedures Ensures that all guests are treated in a prompt, professional and courteous manner Gives excellent internal and/or external guest service and proactively seeks ways to improve service Performs all other duties as assigned
Pastry Cook: Must possess basic knife skills Must possess a basic knowledge of weight and volume conversions Must have Pastry experience and/or preferred pastry education All Cooks, Including Lead Pastry Cook: Illinois Food Handler Certification required Must possess outstanding interpersonal communication skills to effectively interface with guests and team members Must possess the ability to work under pressure and with a sense of urgency Must possess a cooperative, helpful and friendly nature, and present a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance Ability to work flexible shifts and days of the week including holidays. Understands that schedules may change Frequent walking, sitting, standing, bending, twisting, lifting, and kneeling Finishes job duties in a timely fashion according to department time standards Ability to work within the following conditions: wet floors, temperature extremes, and loud noise The Team Member must frequently push, pull, carry, and any other lifting up to 25 pounds.
Pastry Cook I
This position will plan, prep, set up and prepare quality products in all areas of the Pastry/Bake Shop to include, but not limited to, pastries, desserts, breads, ice creams, sorbets, creams, simple syrups, jams, displays/centerpieces, in accordance with departmental quality standards and specifications.Req ID:24114BRCity:KirklandEssential Functions:Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas and strictly abide by State sanitation/Health regulations and Hotel requirements Meet with Pastry Chef/Sous Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance Establish priority items for the day and inform the Pastry Chef of any supplies that need to be requisitioned for the day's tasks Prepare and produce dessert menu items for Restaurants, Room Service and Banquets following recipes and yield guides Produce centerpieces for Banquets and buffets Display items attractively and to specified requirements Inform the Sous Chef of any shortages before the item runs out Maintain proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department and Hotel requirements Review status of work and follow-up actions required with the Pastry Chef before leaving Maintain positive guest relations at all times
Previous upscale hotel experience A minimum formal education of a high school diploma Should have any required certification to Handle Food Fluency in English both verbal and non-verbal Comprehend and follow recipes Excellent customer service focus and communication skills
Job Type:Full Time Property:The WoodmarkArea of Interest:CulinaryCompany Introduction:Two Roads Hospitality is a company with a vision. Our core values are the hallmark of everything we do.
Through all of our collections and each of our properties, they describe every guest, owner, team member and partner. With more than 40 years of success in the hospitality industry, Two Roads Hospitality was reimagined in 2016. Included in our portfolio are the Alila Hotels & Resorts, Destination Hotels, Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, and tommie Hotels brands.
Whether you are just starting your hospitality journey or you’re an experienced traveler, we invite you to join our family.Property Introduction:Combining intimacy and elegance, The Woodmark is a Four Diamond boutique hotel located at Carillon Point on the shores of Lake Washington between Kirkland and Bellevue and close to Seattle. Unsurpassed views of Lake Washington, the Olympic Mountains, and Seattle’s skyline frame this exclusive 31-acre urban waterfront resort community. Shoreline trails, manicured gardens with sculptured art, restaurants, marina, spa, salon, and specialty shops provide travelers with the charm and comforts of home. Close to everything you need, but far from the everyday.State:WashingtonType of Position:Hourly PositionBrand:Destination Hotels
Pastry Cook 1 - Full Time
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.
Performs 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 EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Two years’ experience in bakery production
Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills.
General understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.
Basic knowledge of how to produce cakes, tarts, mousses, batters, doughs, custards, frostings and ice creams.
Must have basic cake decorating skills
Must have basic math skills to produce correct sized batches
Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work all weekends and all holidays. End of Job Description #IND123 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 ID2017-20958 # of Openings3 Category (Portal Searching)Culinary
Pastry Cook - New York Hilton Midtown
A Pastry Cook is responsible for 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. What will I be doing? As a Pastry Cook, 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 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:
Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:
Quality + Productivity + Dependability + Customer Focus + Adaptability 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!
Title:Pastry Cook - New York Hilton Midtown
Pastry Cook 1
Do you see yourself as a Cook's Helper ? What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or dog shows, 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. This position has overall responsibility for preparing cold food items and assisting in all kitchen activities.
Qualifications Qualifications include basic reading, writing and math skills and some prior food preparation experience preferred. An alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler cards as 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, communicating with other people, handling food objects/products/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.
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
*Must Be Located on Oahu*
Pay Starting at $16/HR
Work Hard, Be Accountable, Have Fun and Meet New People
The Cook have the ability to work one of the following stations; Grill, Flat Top, Saute, Pastry, Cold Apps, and Hot Apps. General cleaning of the kitchen as well as all areas of the Top of Waikiki including but not limited to appliances and equipment. Performs other duties as requested.
This is an hourly position with a starting pay of $15.00
ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Specific job knowledge, skill and ability
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities to 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 combinations of skills and abilities.
- The ability to follow instruction, direction, and meet deadlines. Minimize waste and spoilage.
- Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language sufficient to communicate with fellow associates and guests.
- Ability to follow instructions and direction by the staff.
- Must be self-motivated and result oriented.
- Ability to project self in a professional manner.
- Any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skill and ability.
- Prior hospitality experience preferred.
- High School or Culinary Program preferred.
- Minimum of one (1) year experience in a professional kitchen preferred.
- Must consistently maintain a well groomed appearance and hygiene
- Willing to work in a loud environment
- The ability to work within a team environment
- Must be available to work all shifts
- Positive attitude.
- Knowledge of basic math skills required.
- Tuberculosis clearance required.
- Certification in CPR/ First Aid helpful.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Indoor, hot/heated conditions, sometimes humid. Standing required for long periods of time in a confined space. Handles kitchen equipment and tools on a regular basis. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
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.
Mathematical Skills: 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.
Baker - Pastry Cook
- Production: Cookies, Bars, Breakfast Pastry including muffins, scones, rolls
- Assemble , finish and plate dessert and pastry items
- Cake production -regular, gluten free and/or vegan
- Able to work independently as well as a team member!
- Pastry certification or degree; Food Handlers Card, stand for entire shift, lift up to 30 lbs.
- Minimum three (3) years' experience in a similar position
Our commitment to outstanding service and consistent innovation has been the key to our success and our impressive record of growth. We currently operate in over 35 cities across 16 states serving hundreds of thousands of people every day.
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