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Lead Pastry Cook
3330 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO, USA
Safta hiring Lead Pastry Cook in Denver, CO

Safta hiring Lead Pastry Cook in Denver, CO

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Full Time • Hourly ($26.00 - $28.00)
Expires: Aug 14, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

Pomegranate Hospitality is looking for a Lead Pastry Cook to join our team of dedicated hospitality professionals for James Beard award-winning Chef Alon Shaya's modern Israeli restaurant, Safta. 

Safta’s Lead Pastry Cook is responsible for upholding Pomegranate Hospitality’s Core Values while possessing excellent cooking skills and maintaining a well-organized kitchen. Preparation and execution of dishes and recipes to a high standard is required in conjunction with maintaining cleanliness and safety protocols The lead pastry cook is responsible for the production of all pastries, desserts, breads, and other sweet goods in the restaurant. Above all, the lead pastry cook must do all to contribute to a positive work environment as set forth by the culture and values of Pomegranate Hospitality.

Expectations of the Lead Pastry Cook: 

  • Manage the pastry production schedule, ensuring timely delivery of fresh and delicious pastries for service
  • Train, mentor, and supervise pastry team members, providing guidance and support in pastry techniques, recipes, and presentation
  • Maintain inventory and order supplies as needed, ensuring optimal stock levels and minimizing waste
  • Collaborate with the Executive Chef and other team members to create seasonal menus and incorporate pastry offerings into the overall restaurant concept
  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety regulations, maintaining a clean and organized work environment
  • Stay updated on industry trends, techniques, and ingredients
  •  Assist with special events, private dining, and catering functions as required
  • While we require flexibility in availability, this role primarily works daytime hours.

What we hope you bring to the team:

  • Previous experience working as a Lead Pastry Cook or in a similar supervisory role within a high-end restaurant or pastry shop
  •  Strong knowledge of pastry techniques, baking methods, and flavor profiles
  • Ability to manage a team and delegate tasks effectively
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to meet production and service deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to maintaining high standards of quality
  •  Knowledge of health and safety regulations and ability to ensure compliance
  • Able to collaborate with executive chef on seasonal menu changes

Pomegranate Hospitality is proud to offer:                                             

  • Ongoing training and education opportunities
  • Competitive pay
  • 35% discount at all Pomegranate Hospitality Core Restaurants
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability options for full time employees
  • Holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day
  • Daily family meal
  • Employee referral bonus

About our Company: Our mission is to spend our days together in a place where everyone feels comfortable and safe. To create a space, whether in our restaurant or throughout our community and beyond focused on furthering love, mutual respect and professional and personal fulfillment. We will stand up for and uphold our values of equality for all people no matter the circumstances and we will surround ourselves with people who share these values. Then, we will cook and serve, and be happy.

If you are interested in joining an inclusive, passionate team,  please submit a resume through Culinary Agents or stop by Safta any day between 1-4pm to fill out an application.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($26.00 - $28.00)

Benefits & Perks: Paid Time Off, Potential Bonuses

Israeli, Mediterranean

Restaurant Group, Fine Dining

Part of Pomegranate Hospitality

Safta brings you on a journey through food and beverage which pays homage to the culinary landscape of Israel. With influences that stem from the Middle East, Europe and North Africa, this menu reflects a collection of moments where food and culture have crossed paths, offering a taste of an ever-evolving cuisine. Wood fired pita bread baked steps from the table will soak up the flavors of Israel, Bulgaria, Yemen, Syria, Morocco, Turkey, Palestine and Greece.

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