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Pastry Chef
Company Name:Jonathan Club
This position requires candidates to have a US work permit. Please do not apply if you are not legally able to work in the United States.
Applicants to this position must reside within a 90 mile radius of the property.
Position Description:The Pastry Chef reporting to the Executive Pastry Chef is responsible for the smooth day-to-day operations of the Pastry Department.

Essential Functions include:

-Liaise with all kitchen production areas for their daily food orders and submit to Executive Sous Chef/purchaser to prepare Market List in a timely manner.

-Flexible with schedule as reflective by business needs. Able to work weekends, Holidays, and overnight.

-Able to give direction and take direction.

-Ensure that proper par stocks of all food items are maintained.

-Maintain hygiene standards within guidelines that all food items are properly covered at all items.

-Ensure that all coolers and freezers are organized & maintained as per standards.

-Ensure proper stock rotation in all areas of the pastry kitchen and minimize wastage.

-Do month end inventory of all items in the pastry kitchen.

-Must always be well groomed and in proper uniform and chef's hat.

-Execute all buffet production in a timely manner to ensure guest satisfaction

-Ensure that all kitchen equipment is cleaned and sanitized after every use

-Continue on an ongoing basis to acquire I.T. skills.

-Along with the Executive Pastry Chef is responsible for all new menu presentations.

-Ability to execute any and all stations of the pastry shop, including artisan bread, viennoiserie, AM setup, Lunch cart, PM set up, PM a la Carte, and multiple banquets.

-Responsible for reporting all malfunctioning kitchen equipment and report the same to the Executive Pastry Chef

-Ensure that all inter kitchen transfers are done in a timely manner and brought to the Executive Chef for authorization

-Execute all pastry prep & production as per business requirements & for all outlets in a timely manner

-Be aware of daily revenue reports & assist the Executive Pastry Chef in maintaining labor & food cost within budgetary guidelines

-Overlooking and execution of schedule and payroll.

-Be actively involved in developing new desert items for all outlets

-Take over the duties of the Executive Pastry Chef in their absence

-Accountability to staff and advising Executive Pastry Chef of any staff difficulties or issues regarding employee performance as to appropriate action to be taken.

-Responsible for recording all food spoilage on the proper form and submit to the Chef

-Ensure that all cook and hold temperatures are maintained as per company guidelines

-Along with the Head Chef must receive all goods and break them down for storage on a FIFO basis.

-Responsible for plate presentation and that it meets the standards that have been set

-Constantly strive to better the pastry kitchen as a whole.

-Keep with the current times and trends of National and International pastry.

-Keep up with culinary trends.

-Confident in execution of tempering chocolate, entremets, and petite gateaux.

-Basic knowledge and experience with sugarwork, wedding/specialty cakes, and molecular gastronomy.

-Have an open mindedness for change and improvement on all aspects of the kitchen.

-Desire to grow with the company.

-Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Chef/Executive Sous Chef/Executive Pastry Chef

-Knowledge and experience with basic computer capabilities including Microsoft Word and Excel.
Company Profile:The Jonathan Club is a prestigious, exclusive "Members Only" Club celebrating over 115 years of history with approximately 3,400 members. The downtown Los Angeles location is formal with amenities such as four dining rooms,rooftop dining, beautiful Wine Room hosting spectacular events and boasting culinary expertise, State-of-the-Art Sports & Fitness Floor, Guest Rooms, Suites, Barber Shop, Floral Shop, Gift Shop and many luxurious Meeting Rooms. Members also enjoy the Jonathan Club at the Beach located on the beach off of Pacific Coast Highway just a few miles North of Santa Monica Pier.
Job Profile:
Position: Pastry Chef
Start Date: Immediate
Job Category: Other
Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: Hourly
Experience: 2 years
Education: Culinary Arts Degree
Job Location(s): California
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