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Chef de Partie
Maison Kayser
8 West 40th Street, New York, NY
Chef de Partie at Maison Kayser

Chef de Partie at Maison Kayser

Maison KayserMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired on May 2, 2018

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Requirements

1 year


Job Details
 The position of the Chef de Partie is to serve as the primary resource for the pastry team to help lead the team (in partnership with the Executive Chefs), and to help execute the highest quality of items for our locations. You will be responsible to hold the team to Maison Kayser standards and specifications in accordance with production requirements while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment. You will also direct, train and monitor performance of station employees, and be sure that they attend daily production meetings. Lastly, the Chef de Partie will assist with helping to develop the staff's culinary skills, while continuing to learn and develop his/her own under a skilled mentor. 

Essential Functions
Comply with and fully understand the laws and regulations regarding licensing, food safety, health & safety, hygiene and sanitation
Maintain a high level of motivations and team spirit; liaise with all pastry production staff within the area to ensure a correct and professional operation is conducted
Ensure that all perishable items are stored quickly and efficiently thus avoiding unnecessary waste
Be aware of new items to add to the sheets for preparation; teach-out to the team
Label, date and rotate items stored in all pastry productions
Communicate effectively to pastry team in regards to inventory, product pars, and production levels
Manage day-to-day operations, and monitor that the team members are adhering to the following expectations:
Following portion controlled recipes and garnish requirements
Adhering to the strict policies regarding personal grooming and hygiene
Ensuring at the end of the work day that all areas are fully cleaned down
Ensure that all desserts and product are consistent
Finish and decorate cakes and pastry items
Properly store and handle dessert products
Prepare and apply frostings and icings, fruit fillings, custards, and mousse
Monitor, report and take action on any accidents that occur
Immediately identify and report for repairs any equipment that is damaged or faulty
Attend all briefings and meetings as required

Required Skill-Set
5-10 years of experience in a high-volume, fine dining, banquet production kitchen (or similar environment)
At least 3 years of experience with French pastry, and at least 2 years previous supervisory experience with organizing and scheduling employees to maximize efficiency
BTM or US Culinary Pastry Training
Extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of the bakery operation
Excellent customer service skills
Able to lead and mentor a team
Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts
Professional appearance and demeanor
Ability to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays
Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms

Requirements
Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
Ability to prove the ability to meet all Maison Kayser Behaviors: Team Work, Passion, Professional Mind, Open to Feedback, Good Work Ethic
Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standard.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs
Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 6 hours).

This job description is intended to illustrate the main duties and areas of responsibility of the job of a Chef de Partie. It is not intended to be exhaustive and you are advised that the duties and responsibilities may change from time to time. 

Maison Kayser promotes an environment that is free of discrimination and open to communication. Maison Kayser has an Open-Door Policy. If you have any questions direct them to your immediate supervisor. If you have a concern which cannot be satisfied by your immediate supervisor, you may contact Human Resources.

Required Skills

Cake Making

Cake decorating

Chocolate Making

Pastry Commissary

Pastry Production

Staff Education / Motivation

Time Management

Viennoisserie

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Bakery / Patisserie

Since 1996 in France and 2012 in the US, Maison Kayser welcomes all guests to a taste of France, enjoying artisanal products along with a warm and attentive service in a modern yet classic and cozy boulangerie café setting. Everything we serve is made daily from scratch, from the breads and the pastries to the sandwiches and salads, using the freshest and natural ingredients.