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Pastry Cook
Gerhard's Elegant European Desserts
720 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045, United States
Gerhard's Elegant European Desserts hiring Pastry Cook in Lake Forest, IL

Gerhard's Elegant European Desserts hiring Pastry Cook in Lake Forest, IL

Gerhard's Elegant European DessertsMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 8, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

Job description
We are looking for a pastry cook to assist in the creation of our classic, hand-crafted European desserts. You will work in a professional, collaborative environment that upholds high standards for the quality of our goods, made without any preservatives or artificial coloring and less sugar, and work with only the best quality of imported and local ingredients. We are a well-known European style pastry shop that has been in business in the North Shore area for the past 29 years.

Responsibilities

  • Store setup
  • Production of variety of mousses and assembly of cakes
  • Collaboration and assembly of specialty cakes
  • Inventory control
  • Creation of chocolate decoration

Skills

  • Great attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Schooled knowledge of sanitation principles, ServSafe certified preferred
  • Culinary Arts background a plus
  • A self-starter in a team environment!
  • We are looking for someone to conform to our standards while taking creative criticism openly.
  • Flexible to accept last-minute orders with a good attitude.

Hours:
We are open from Tuesday-Saturday, closed Sundays and Mondays. We are closed on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day but work extra Mondays in the month of December for the necessity of the business.

Job Type: Part time, Full-time or Seasonal

Pay: Based on experience

Contact Mary at 847.234.0023 to answer any questions
Please visit our website: www.gerhardsdesserts.com.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Paid Time Off, Potential Bonuses


Required Skills

Cake Decorating

Cake Making

Pastry Making

ServSafe Certified

Time Management

Portioning

Food Handler Certification

Food Safety Knowledge

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Desserts, Breads

Bakery / Patisserie

(847) 234-0023
European style pastry shop that caters to the 4 and 5 star hotels, country clubs and restaurants for it's wholesale business and has a few sit down tables for retail sales. Our retail customer is very loyal and visits often.

We have been in business for 27 years and are all about quality--

We are located 35 miles north of Chicago in Lake Forest and the Metra is located directly across the street.