Pastry Chef (JN -092021-4583)

Location: Key Biscayne, FL

Our client is a gourmet market that provides a unique experience for customers regarding the high quality and special selection of products in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere. Our Bakery Team work with a passion for creating delicious pastries, desserts and baked goods to delight all customers. We are seeking a skilled and creative Pastry Chef looking to fulfill and vital role in our kitchen, creating new dessert items that complement and enhance our menu.

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Qualifications / Requirements

  • Proficiency in creation of signature desserts and pastries.
  • Strong knowledge of pastry ingredients, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to set recipes and provide instructions accurately.
  • Proficiency using kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Must have knowledge of Bakery sanitation, operation and maintenance of kitchen equipment.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Physically able to stand for long hours, as well as to bend and move around.
  • Ability to work quickly and meticulously under pressure.
  • Communication skills. English and Spanish speaker (preferred)
  • Organization skills.

Responsibilities

  • Create new signature desserts and pastries that complement our menu. Create, prepare and decorate all pastry products and baked goods.
  • Create scalable recipes for all new products.
  • Set recipes and taste test for quality assurance. Perform quality checks of ingredients. Adhere to quality and food safety standards.
  • Ensure all pastries are uniform and up to business standards.
  • Bake, decorate and provide exquisite presentation to all Bakery products.
  • Manage foods costs and inventory for pastry goods. Maintain and count inventory and work towards cost reduction methods.
  • Train other Pastry Cooks as needed.
  • Communicate with the management and staff to ensure successful product display and rotation.
  • Provide exceptional customer service, including greeting customers and answering their questions related to baked goods.
  • Follow and complies, or ensures compliance, with established procedures, including weights and measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices.
  • Maintain entire bakery area clean and organized.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education / Training

  • High school degree (required)
  • Food Handler Certification (required)

Other

Benefits:

  • 1 Free Meal / work day (Lunch or Dinner)
  • Free parking
  • Reimbursement for Annual Plan (Toll) – after the probation period
  • Health Insurance (50-64% – company’s contribution), Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance: all insurances are applicable only for Full Time positions, after the probation period.
  • 10% of discount in purchases