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Hyatt Pastry Cook in STOWE, Vermont

Description:

The Pastry Cook assists the Lead in preparing creative deserts, pastries and bake goods in accordance with portion and quality standards specified by the Lodge. In addition, provides sincere service through actions that display self-confidence, grace and courtesy to guests and colleagues.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Ensures and maintains the highest quality when preparing creative deserts, pastries and bake goods.

  2. Performs testing and evaluation of new pastry and dessert recipes.

  3. Assists the various line cooks and apprentices in the pastry kitchen.

  4. Acknowledges any special requests and prepares the menu item accordingly.

  5. Carefully inspects, selects, and uses only food items of the highest standard in the preparation of all menu items.

  6. Follows the proper storage standards.

  7. Ensures cleanliness of the pastry section, including freezers, fridges, ice-cream machine, etc.

  8. Prepares food using the appropriate portion size, cut and cooking method.

  9. Reports all unsafe or malfunctioning equipment to the engineering department.

  10. Assists in developing and implementing strategies forthe Kitchen that support the achievement of the Resort’s objectives.

  11. Communicates effectively with the Kitchen Staff and the Stewarding Team.

  12. May perform Chef, Cook, or other duties as needed.

  13. Maintains a daily log of important information to share with the department.

  14. Prioritizes and assigns work following the Chefs guidelines.

  15. Provides employees with the information needed to perform their job effectively.

  16. Interacts with resort staff in a professional manner, assisting other departments with necessary information.

  17. Is knowledgeable of all emergency procedures and Resort policies.

  18. Creates cost saving controls,ensures economical and safe use of supplies and equipment.

  19. Upholds all safety standards.

  20. Is able to communicate verbally and in writing in English.

  21. Is able to lift, push, and pull a minimum of 50 lbs.

  22. Is able to stand/walk up to 6-8 hours per day.

  23. Is ateam playerandinteracts with all guests and fellow Associates in a positive and friendly manner.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred. College degree preferred.

  • 3-5 years cooking experience in a fine dining restaurant.

  • Ability to handle food, objects, products and utensils

  • Flexible schedule to include early mornings, evenings, both weekend days and holidays as needed

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Ability to bend, stoop and kneel.

  • Pleasant and attentive personality.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to adapt to changing guest needs.

  • Ability to operate dishwasher machines.

Primary Location: US-Vermont-Stowe

Organization: Spruce Peak

Pay Basis: Hourly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Culinary

Req ID: STO000326

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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