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Lead Pastry Cook
KYU - Miami
251 NW 25th St, Miami, FL 33127, United States
KYU - Miami hiring Lead Pastry Cook in Miami, FL

KYU - Miami hiring Lead Pastry Cook in Miami, FL

KYU - MiamiMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($20.00 - $24.00)
Expired: Jun 7, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

3 years

Job Details
KYU Miami is set for a sweet comeback! Whether you're a familiar face or a new addition to our team, we're delighted to announce the reopening of our establishment. We're currently on the lookout for an exceptional, positive Lead Pastry Cook to join us in leading the way for unforgettable sweet experiences. If you have a passion for leading in the pastry kitchen, a love for teamwork, and a desire to contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of KYU, we invite you to be a part of our exciting journey. Join us in creating moments that go beyond the dessert plate, where positivity seamlessly merges with perfection. Let's infuse energy back into the pastry kitchen and bring smiles to our guests' faces!

 This role works with the Pastry Chef to execute the menu efficiently and consistently. The Lead Pastry Cook is knowledgeable of pastry cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and processes. The Lead Pastry Cook at KYU  takes ownership of preparing ingredients, managing their stations, and creating dishes according to restaurant recipes and specificationsUltimately, you will play a crucial part in ensuring customer satisfaction and the growth of our restaurant. 


  • Properly set up and stock the station for daily service. 
  • Follow instructions provided by the Chef Team. 
  • Ensure that food preparation and storage areas meet health and safety standards. 
  • Cooking menu items in cooperation with the kitchen team 
  • Monitoring tickets - including allergy and special-request notes 
  • Keeping station clean, organized, and efficient 
  • Rotating inventory correctly. FIFO enforced 
  • Ensuring that all nutrition and sanitation standards are followed 
  • Monitoring baking ingredient inventory needs 
  • Carefully and consistently plating dishes with finesse and cleanliness 
  • Actively filling out all check-lists, DOH logs, and prep-lists 
  • Prepare ingredients and handle baking equipment with proficiency 
  • Create pastries, baked goods, and confections following designated recipes 
  • Skillfully decorate pastries and desserts to ensure appealing and tasteful presentation.  
  • Ensure adherence to safety and health regulations 
  • Effectively communicate with Pastry Chef or Chef on duty 

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification. 
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts, or related experience. 
  • Minimum of 3 - 4 years of experience as pastry cook or in a similar roll 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to delegate projects amongst a team 
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of baking techniques and the pastry-making process 
  • Ability to work cooperatively and efficiently as part of a team, as well as independently 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, production-oriented environment 
  • Fine Dining Experience a plus 
  • Display keen attention to detail in all aspects of pastry preparation  
  • Tactful and clear communication with teammates 
  • Excellent time management 
  • A proactive and positive attitude 
  • Flexibility in working hours, including weekends and evenings when required 

 Benefits include: 

  • Medical insurance 
  • Dental and vision insurance options 
  • Paid time off 
  • Referral program 
  • Employee dining discounts 

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($20.00 - $24.00)

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

Required Skills

Pastry Cooking Methods

Knowledge of Ingredients

Knowledge of Equipment

Knowledge of Baking Processes

Proper Food Preparation

Stocking and Setting Up Stations

Following Instructions

Maintaining Health and Safety Standards

Monitoring Tickets and Special Requests

Inventory Management

Plating dishes

Filling Out Check Lists and Logs

Handling Baking Equipment

Preparing Ingredients

Decorating Pastries and Desserts

Adherence to Safety and Health Regulations

Communication With Team

Leadership and Delegation Skills

Understanding of Baking Techniques

Ability to Work Cooperatively

Attention to Detail

Time Management

Positive Attitude

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