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Chef - Pastry - Kitchen

Company: Hotel Californian
Location: Summerland
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

Hotel Californian fosters a creative, entrepreneurial, and energetic work environment. We value passionate people who love to be challenged and desire the freedom to contribute to the overall success of the hotel. We strive to create a workplace culture that values family, work-life balance, and community. We help develop our teams and provide support for them to grow their careers with our organization. Our Talent is proud to work here.

Hotel Californian fosters a creative, entrepreneurial, and energetic work environment. We value passionate people who love to be challenged and desire the freedom to contribute to the overall success of the hotel. We strive to create a work place culture that values family, work-life balance, and community. We help develop our teams and provide support for them to grow their careers with our organization. Our Talent are proud to work here.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Pastry Chef is responsible for pastry production and assisting Executive Chef. Must have great attention to detail, pastry experience and a refined palate and high standards of excellence. Must be motivated with excellent communication and organizational skills, working cleanly, efficiently and with respect for quality ingredients and careful attention to preparations.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead and manage the quality, quantity of the Pastry department, as well as coordinate the production as it relates to the restaurant functions

Develop new dessert, pastry and bread products according to the specifications

To assist in the recruitment and training of all new Pastry Cooks

Follow outlet policies, procedures and standard operating procedures

Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage

Work closely with staff, to ensure high quality and consistence of food preparation and presentation

Ensure employees adhere to Safety and Health Standards

Create and implement new Pastry items in all outlets.

Manage employee performance and development through training, coaching, performance management or corrective action

Establish recipes and keep the staff accountable to follow the recipes.

Plates desserts to order according to service standards.

Prepares all recipes with minimal to no supervision as required for daily service.

SKILLS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required

Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.

Must be organized and detail oriented.

Ability to handle multiple tasks and works well in environment with time constraints.

Ability to handle last minute changes.

Minimum of 3 years of Pastry Management experience in a similar high volume environment; this will include all areas of pastry function such as: wedding cakes, baking, showpieces, yeast dough, French pastries, chocolates, and sugar work

Culinary School Education

Must be highly resourceful and innovative, detail oriented, quality conscious and aware of contemporary trends in presentation & preparation

Must be an effective leader, manager, trainer, developer, administrator, and team player with strong communication and organization skills

Bread making

Cake Making

Cake decorating

Catering

Chocolate Making

Cost Optimization

Food / Beverage Pairing

Gluten-Free

Personal Skills:

Passionate

Curious

Sincere

Empathetic

Social

QUALIFICATION:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Note: The responsibilities associated with this job could change from time to time in accordance with Hotel Californian's business needs. As a team player, I may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above.

Foley Entertainment Group, LLC. is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to ...@vegasgoldenknights.com to let us know the nature of your request. This employer participates in E-Verify EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. Associated topics: commercial, culinary, culinary school, executive chef, pastry, prep chef, restaurant chef, salad chef, sous chef, team lead

Keywords: Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara , Chef - Pastry - Kitchen, Hospitality & Tourism , Summerland, California

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