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Hyatt Pastry Cook ($1000 Sign on Bonus) in CHARLESTON, South Carolina

Description:
_SUMMARY:_/ /ThePastry Cookrole will be expected to provide a support system for the Banquet/Restaurant Chef and Sous Chef. This involves recipe and menu development, as needed, execution of a la carte dining and duties relating to staffing of kitchen and dining room. ThePastry Cookwillassist to maintain the AAA Four Diamond Standards. The Pastry Cook shall strive to provide exceptional service to both internal and external guests at all times. S/he will be responsible for exemplifying the Wild Dunes Resort Culture as well as promoting Wild Dunes Resort as both the Destination and Employer of Choice Essential job FUNCTIONS: * Oversee sanitation of kitchens during and at the end of shifts * Control quality and consistency of all food * Control waste of food product and labor * Coordinate with Banquet/Restaurant Chef to develop and cost menu items and specials, including station prep sheets * Must have the ability to develop staff training manuals and memos * Must have the ability to portion, prepare and cook menu items in accordance to the menus put in place and within the specifications of the Banquet/Restaurant Chef and standardized recipes * Apply extensive food knowledge and specialized cooking skills that are required for tasks * Maintain and complete daily prep lists and tasks as assigned by supervisor. * Ensure all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated areas * Properly label and date all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation * Apply basic knife skills required for preparation of hot and cold foods * Produce recipes efficiently and consistently * Ensures portion necessities and portion control for all food functions are recipes, especially high cost items * Ability to work in a fast paced environment to perform duties under pressure and meet deadlines in a timely manner * Hearing and visual ability to observe and detect signs of emergency situations * Meet with Banquet Executive Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance * Breakdown work station and complete closing duties; return all food items to the proper storage areas; rotate all returned product wrap cover label and date all item being put away; straighten up organize all storage areas clean up and wipe down food prep areas reach ins/walk ins and shelves; return all unused and clean utensil/equipment to the specified locations; ice down hot items from the steam table so they cool quickly; turn off all equipment not needed for the next shift; restock items that were depleted during the shift * Maintains an up to date working knowledge of all resort amenities as well as any special events * Interacts with resort staff in a professional manner, assisting other departments when necessary * Attends mandatory monthly department meetings and appropriate resort and division meetings * Maintains constant awareness of safety issues, (i.e. broken glass, frayed electrical cords, leaks, broken locks and suspicious persons). Reports all safety incidents to on-duty supervisor. * Acts with responsibility towards all company property, supplies and equipment * Reports to work on time as designated by posted schedule * Maintains a professional appearance. Follows all Wild Dunes Resort dress code standards. * Remains alert, courteous and helpful to the guests and colleagues at all times

Colleague is held accountable for all duties of this job and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
_Job REQUIRMENTS:_ * Must be a United States citizen or possess a valid work permit * Must be able to speak, write and understand English * Must have complete understanding of the fundamentals of the culinary operation * Must be able to accurately follow instructions, both verbally and written * Must be able to work with an around kitchen equipment * Must be able to work with and around a diverse group of food, seasonings, etc. * Must possesses excellent communication skills * Must be professional in appearance and demeanor * Must be able to work under pressure * Must be able to work in a fast paced environment * Must have excellent listening skills * Must always ensure a teamwork environment * Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends and holidays * Must have the ability to deal effectively and interact well with the guests and colleagues * Must have the ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner * Must have a passion for creating an exceptional experience for all guests Colleagues who are hired at Wild Dunes Resort will be verified through the federal E-Verify system.

_Working CONDITIONS:_ * While primarily an indoor job, must be able to work at outdoor locations on occasion, walking on uneven surfaces; * Must be able to work in either hot or cold conditions * Must be able to stand on feet and walk throughout the day * Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 25 lbs. & occasionally lift, carry, push & pull up to 50 lbs; * Must be able to perform simple grasping, fine manipulation, reaching and repetitive hand & arm movements constantly; squeezing and overhead reaching occasionally * Must be able to twist and bend frequently, and squat occasionally

Primary Location: US-SC-Isle of Palms
Organization: Wild Dunes Resort
Pay Basis: Hourly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Culinary
Req ID: ISL000219

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