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Pastry Cook

Company: Nobu Hotel Palo Alto
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYThe Pastry Cook prepares pastries and dessert items according to established recipes and specifications. The Pastry Cook role will provide support to the Pastry or Executive Chef while working alongside the other Pastry department colleagues. This individual must be able to work effectively as part of a team in a high-volume operation.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESProduce recipes efficiently and consistentlyOversee sanitation of pastry station throughout and at the end of shiftEnsure all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated areasBreakdown work station and complete closing dutiesAbility to work in a fast paced environment to perform duties under pressure and meet deadlines in a timely mannerFollow directions given by Pastry ChefOTHER:Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by the Hotel from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with the hotel rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of the facility.QUALIFICATIONSAbility to satisfactorily communicate in English (speak, read, write) with guests, co-workers and management to their understanding.Ability to perform assigned duties with attention to detail, speed, accuracy, follow-through, courtesy, cooperativeness and work with a minimum amount of supervision.Ability to accurately follow established recipe and technique guidelinesAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks at once.Ability to be well organized, maintain concentration, and think clearly while providing service to many guests at any given time.Ability to stand for an 8 hour shift. (excluding mandatory break times)Punctuality and regular and reliable attendance.Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with co-workers and the public.Must posses a valid Food Handler CardEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEPrevious Pastry Cook experience is preferred, though any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skill and ability will also be considered.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSMust possess a valid Food Handler CardPHYSICAL DEMANDS: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 functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee may stand for up to eight hours per shift excluding required rest break and meal peiriods. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Keywords: Nobu Hotel Palo Alto, Palo Alto , Pastry Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Palo Alto, California

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