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Pastry Cook
the Albert
228 East Ontario St, Floor 1, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
Pastry Cook at the Albert

Pastry Cook at the Albert

the AlbertMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expires: Sep 22, 2019


2 years

Job Details
Talented Pastry Cook needed for our elite downtown Chicago restaurant and hotel.

the Albert embodies the spirit of the restlessly curious and unconventional. Featuring globally inspired cuisine, the Albert is a contemporary restaurant offering a menu that will engage, stimulate and revive the palate.

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JOB SUMMARY: Accurately and efficiently produces pastry products according to recipes and direction provided by the Pastry Chef. Works in a clean and organized manner. Communicates any product needs to the Pastry Chef.

Reporting to the Pastry Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
  • Prepares a variety of pastry products including baked goods, ice creams, confections, and more for plated presentations, buffets, and amenities.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment; use equipment and tools only as intended, properly and safely.
  • Prepare all menu items following recipes and yield guides, according to departmental standards.
  • Maintain proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department and hotel requirements.
  • Inform the Pastry Chef of any foreseeable shortages before items run out.
  • Minimize waste and maintain controls to attain forecasted food cost.
  • Follow proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.
  • Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standards.

  • At least two years' experience working in a high volume baking environment.
  • Food Handler Certification required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of tools, measurements, ingredients, equipment, small wares and cooking required for a bakery.
  • Ability to multi task and work in a very fast paced team environment.
  • Speak with others using clear and professional language.
  • Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for working in the kitchen.
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Schedule flexibility to include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Able to be coached by our Culinary management team
  • Have a positive attitude.

Required Skills

Food Handlers Certificate

Bread making

Cake Making

Cake decorating


Food / Beverage Pairing


Ice Cream/Sorbet

Pastry Plating

Pastry Production

Pastry Program Management

Servsafe Certified

Staff Education / Motivation

Time Management

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