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Pastry Sous Chef
Spago Beverly Hills
176 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Spago Beverly Hills hiring Pastry Sous Chef in Beverly Hills, CA

Spago Beverly Hills hiring Pastry Sous Chef in Beverly Hills, CA

Spago Beverly HillsMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jun 5, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details

We are seeking a skilled and talented Pastry Sous Chef to join Spago Beverly Hills team! The ideal candidate will be well-versed in culinary arts with a passion for sweet and delicious creations.

Job Summary: The Pastry Sous Chef will be responsible for the preparation, creation and execution of all desserts and other baked goods and will assist in overseeing the overall running of the pastry kitchen, cleanliness and organization.

Essential Job Functions:

· Prepare a wide variety of goods such as cakes, cookies, pies, bread etc. following traditional and modern recipes

· Assist with developing, implementing and maintaining new recipes, presentations and products.

· Assist the Pastry Chef with the coordination and directing of the pastry operation.

· Supervises the preparation and production of all baked goods

· Prepares specialty baked goods for in-house and catered events

· Inspect the quality of the ingredients and measure them for specific recipes

· Pair recommended desserts with appropriate wines, cocktails, non-alcoholic drinks etc.

· Control the effective storage and stock levels, while always being cost-conscious

· Check quality of material and condition of equipment and devices used for baking

· Analyzes food costs and determines most cost-effective recipes while maintaining quality

· Identify staffing needs and help recruit and train personnel

· Provides training and guidance to pastry staff performing related work

· Ensure kitchen equipment is in good condition and meets all requirements

· Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises day-to-day activities; provides a “Hands On” approach to training, planning, assigning and delegating work. Encourages elevated performance, leads by example, and disciplines employees for the purpose of improving the Pastry Departments standards of excellence.

Qualifications: 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.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education: High School Diploma; Technical Culinary Program Degree with pastry emphasis preferred

Required Experience:

· Minimum 3 years prior experience as a Pastry Sous Chef

· Demonstrate strong pastry skills and operation

· 1 year prior inventory/cost control experience preferred

· Working knowledge of baking with ingredient limitations (gluten free, sugarless etc.)

· Must be able to perform in a high-volume environment

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Ability to understand complex instructions and material
  • Ability to prepare and bake a variety of pastries, rolls and/or other baked goods.
  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and works well in environment with time constraints
  • Ability to analyze supplies costs and develop cost-effective procedures.
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.
  • Knowledge of maintenance and care of culinary facilities, equipment, supplies, and materials.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for extended periods of time, twist at the neck and trunk, bend at the waist and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, reach overhead, above shoulders and horizontally. Employees will use hands to handle objects and tools, and operate service equipment. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50-pound objects. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employees may use vision to monitor food quality and quantity and may also order supplies, etc.

Work Conditions: May require evening and weekend hours. While performing the duties of this job, the employee generally works in an indoor kitchen environment with exposure to heat from ovens, hot foods and steamers and cleaning chemicals, fumes, equipment, and metal objects. Employees also work around knives, dicers, mixers, slicers and other sharp objects. Work surfaces may be slippery. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may be loud dependent on specific work site and/or equipment operation. The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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.

Wolfgang Puck Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, Wolfgang Puck Group is a drug-free workplace.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k


Required Skills

Bread Baking

Cake Decorating

Cake Making

Catering Management Knowledge

Chocolate Work

Costing

Food and Beverage Pairing Knowledge

Gluten Free Cooking

Ice Cream / Sorbet Making

Pastry Menu Development

Pastry Commissary Knowledge

Plating and Presentation

Pastry Making

Petits Fours Making

Team Development and Training

Time Management

Vegan / Vegetarian Cooking

Viennoiserie Making

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Wolfgang Puck Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, Wolfgang Puck Group is a drug-free workplace.

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