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World renowned Pierre Hotel seeking Executive Pastry Chef with experience in large banquet facilities and fine dining luxury environment. Candidate must have the ability to hire, train, schedule and motivate and supervise all Pastry Shop employees. Practical demonstration will be required as part of the interview process. Strong leadership, communication, organizational and computer skills required. Three to five years previous experience as a Pastry Chef in a high volume luxury hotel with both fine dining and banquet facilities. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Candidate must have the ability to hire, train, motivate, supervise, schedule and discipline all pastry shop employees. The ability to communicate regularly with the Executive Chef to achieve an excellent rapport throughout the food production department and in developing new menu items. The ability to requisition all items needed for the following day from the food storeroom, non-food storeroom and stewarding department. The ability to ensure proper sanitation procedures are followed and the pastry shop is always clean, neat and orderly. The ability to ensure all equipment is in full working order. The ability to ensure a superior production of sweet items, pastries, cakes, ice creams, sorbets, fruit compotes, breads, chocolates, etc. for all outlets as well as banquets and amenities. The ability to ensure an adequate supply of all products prepared on a timely basis. The ability to prepare exciting and appealing petit fours and mignardises. The ability to establish standard recipes and ensure the compliance with them. The ability to make show pieces as needed. The ability to respond properly in any hotel emergency or safety situation. The ability to perform other tasks or projects as assigned by hotel management and staff.