Alyse Hill

Pastry Cook at The Everglades Club

Palm Beach, FL

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Summary

Graduated from Johnson & Wales University from the Baking and Pastry Program. I was introduced to the basic techniques of producing artisan breads, classic pastry, pies, tarts, celebration cakes, confections and showpieces. I have my bachelors in Food Service Management, which focuses on a more advance technique of artisan breads wedding cakes... Read more

Graduated from Johnson & Wales University from the Baking and Pastry Program. I was introduced to the basic techniques of producing artisan breads, classic pastry, pies, tarts, celebration cakes, confections and showpieces. I have my bachelors in Food Service Management, which focuses on a more advance technique of artisan breads wedding cakes, chocolates, and plating desserts. Currently I am the Pastry Cook at The Everglades Club.

My Dream Job is Executive Pastry Chef

Work Experience
  • Pastry Cook
    PLANTA QueenMiami, FL, US
    Apr. 2021 to Present (1 year)
  • Pastry Cook
    The Everglades ClubPalm Beach, FL, US
    Oct. 2017 to Apr. 2021 (3 years and 5 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    • Responsible for producing artisan bread utilizing starters and set ups.
    • Assist in the writing and prep of rotating menu items.
    • Participate in production of entremets, cakes, pastry and verrines needed for the buffet.
    • Production of all artisan chocolates about 20,000+ pieces of molded and enrobed chocolates each season.
    • Preparation and service of banquet desserts up to 800 covers for holiday functions.
    • Monitor and anticipate all upcoming banquets and submit daily storeroom orders.
    • Responsible for banquet mise en place and service coordination with front of the house

  • Pastry Cook
    Café BouludPalm Beach, FL, US
    Oct. 2020 to Feb. 2021 (4 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    In charge of assisting the Pastry Chef in designing a dessert menu for a fusion style restaurant while keeping a classic feel and a balanced menu
    -Maintaining a clean and organized pastry kitchen as well as the pastry line for the evening of service.
    -Assisting the Pastry Chef in preparing all the items for service that evening.
    -Responsible for closing down the pastry line and the pastry kitchen at the end of every night. Including all equipment used, wrapping and chilling perishables, locking ice cream.
    -Communicating with the Servers if there were to be an allergy on a certain table.

  • Pastry Cook
    The Gasparilla Inn & ClubBoca Grande, FL, US
    Oct. 2016 to Jul. 2017 (8 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    • Responsible for all the production and organization of the pastry line.
    • Prepare all pastry and dessert items for banquets and restaurants.
    • Prepare truffles, bon bons, macarons and madeleines for tea service.
    • Decorate cakes for special orders

  • Pastry Chef
    Kimball's KitchenKitty Hawk, NC, US
    May. 2016 to Oct. 2016 (5 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    • Responsible for complete set up, cleanliness and organization of the Pastry areas
    • Ensures daily that all products prepared meet the established specifications and standards.
    • Prepare all menu items, sauces, creams, baked goods, mousses, etc.
    • Create dessert specials every weekend
    • Responsible for Ice Cream and Sorbet production and flavor development
    • Help Garde Manger during service

  • Pastry Cook
    Cafe NuovoProvidence, RI, US
    May. 2014 to May. 2016 (2 years)

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    Role & Tasks:

    • Daily set up & break down of pastry station, restocking throughout service as needed
    • Maintain par levels and rotation of product, including produce and dairy
    • Prepare garnishes – sugar, chocolate, fruit, cookies, etc. – for service
    • Prepare sauces, creams, baked goods, mousses, etc.
    • Check inventory for what needs to be ordered
    • Responsible for Ice Cream and Sorbet production and flavor development
    • Help with menu planning and creating dessert specials

  • Baker
    Deluise BakeryProvidence, RI, US
    Mar. 2014 to May. 2014 (2 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    - Open and fill display cases in the store with the finished pastries
    - Decorate Cakes such as 7” -12” round cakes and sheet cakes
    - Prepare fillings such as cannoli and lobster tail cream
    - Finish Pastries such as éclairs, cupcakes, and bismarcks

  • Pastry Cook
    The Tavern at Diamond MillsSaugerties, NY, US
    May. 2013 to Aug. 2013 (3 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    - Mix and bake cookie, cake, and quick bread batter
    - Prepare sandwiches and salads
    - Roll and shape bread dough
    - Plate desserts including tiramisu, cheesecake and tarts

  • Pantry Cook
    Hudson Valley Resort & SpaKerhonkson, NY, US
    Jun. 2012 to Aug. 2012 (2 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    - Prepared cold dishes including appetizers and salads
    - Plate salads and desserts for about 500-800 guest
    - Garnish plates and platters
    - Chop and dice vegetables for salads and cooks

Education
Skills

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Baking & Pastry
Bread Baking
Cake Decorating
Cake Making
Chocolate Work
Dough Making
Ice Cream / Sorbet Making
Pastry Commissary Knowledge
Pastry Making
Petits Fours Making
Viennoiserie Making
Culinary & Kitchen
Charcuterie and Cheese Board Arrangement
Gluten Free Cooking
Pastry Menu Development
Plating and Presentation
Portioning
Sous Vide
Vegan / Vegetarian Cooking
Cross-Functional
Time Management
Certificates & Education
Servesafe Certified
Wine & Beverage
Food and Beverage Pairing Knowledge
Service,Service,Service,Service
300 Covers Per Night
Service,Service,Service
200 Covers Per Night
Certifications & Courses
  • SafeStaff
    Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association
    Dec. 2018 to Dec. 2020
  • Certificate of Completion - Bread and Breakfast Pastries
    Sep. 2020 to Sep. 2020
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