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Pastry Cook
Aya Pastry
1332 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60642, USA
Aya Pastry hiring Pastry Cook in Chicago, IL

Aya Pastry hiring Pastry Cook in Chicago, IL

Aya PastryMore Info

Seasonal • Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Expired: Mar 20, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details
Aya Pastry, located in West Town, is a wholesale and retail bakery that offers a creative take on signature breads along with celebratory cakes, whimsical sweets, and breakfast pastries. Our mission is to spread smiles by sharing our crave-worthy treats.

We are looking for a seasonal pastry cook to work with our pastry team through the holiday season.  This position has the potential to grow into a full time position on our pastry or bread teams at the end of the year.

Responsibilities
 
  • Daily production for all dessert items; including but not limited to plated dessert components, cakes, and pastries.
  • Ability to follow directions and recipes.
  • Assist in kitchen organization and cleanliness.
  • Daily check of pars and quality.
  • Fulfill orders for delivery given by pastry sous chef or executive pastry chef.
  • Delivery check-ins.
  • Attend certain outside events and programs
 
 Requirements
 
  • 2 years or more experience in pastry production.
  • Knowledge of lamination, chocolate work, production of confectionaries, and building cakes and entremets preferred.
  • Must maintain a high level of cleanliness and be aware of all food safety standards (must have Illinois' food handler's certificate).
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds 
  • Must have a flexible schedule including the ability to work on holidays.
  • A great attitude, an eagerness to learn, and passion for pastry.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, Dining Discounts

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Desserts

Bakery / Patisserie

Located in West Town Chicago, Aya Pastry celebrates the best of seasonal ingredients, with products crafted with precision and love by Pastry Chef Aya Fukai. Aya Pastry offers a creative take on signature breads along with celebratory cakes, whimsical sweets, and breakfast pastries.

Our mission is to spread smiles by sharing our craveworthy treats. We would love to be able to bring Michelin star quality to your table.

Aya won Eater’s National Pastry Chef of the Year in 2016, was nominated in 2017 for James Beard Outstanding Pastry Chef, and won the Chicago Tribune’s Pastry Chef of the Year in 2018.