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Pastry Cook

Pastry Cook

Requisition ID 
2017-16480
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-TX-Austin
Posted Date 
9/18/2017
Category (Portal Searching) 
Culinary

More information about this job

Location

 

Austin Hotel Downtown

 

Downtown Austin

Located in the Live Music Capital of the World, the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown is a walking distance from the 6th Street Entertainment District. Omni is a magnificently appointed luxury hotel with the heart of the thriving downtown business center at your doorstep; you’ll be just steps away from the Austin Convention Center and the Texas State Capitol.

Omni Austin Hotel Downtown’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. The Omni Austin Hotel Downtown’s commitment to serve our associates and nurture their growth has led to the company’s highest rating in associate satisfaction and an impressive internal promotion rate. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown may be your perfect match.

Job Description

The Pastry Cook will be responsible for the preparation of all cakes, pies, muffins, brioche and pastries of all types in accordance with the standards of quality set by the Pastry Chef.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare all food items according to recipe standards. 
  • Maintain highest quality and appearance of any items sent from the Pastry Kitchen. 
  • Responsible for plating and garnishing all banquet desserts to include setting up attractive buffets. 
  • Complete basic production necessary for finished dessert items. 
  • Keep all food rotated, dated and labeled. Follow correct food handling procedures. Wear gloves when handling food directly. 
  • Maintain a safe, organized and sanitary work area. 
  • Consult with Pastry Chef or Assistant Pastry Chef for information regarding the forecast for the day and/or special functions. 
  • Be concerned with overproduction and proper use of leftovers. 
  • Maintain an inventory of production items to ensure the necessary amount is available for business demands. 
  • Must be totally flexible to learn Baker’s responsibility. 
  • Must understand the importance of cross training for all shifts. 
  • Have knowledge of the operation of all equipment and maintain their cleanliness. 
  • Report irregularities and defects in equipment and machinery to the Pastry Chef or any manager available. 
  • In the absence of the Pastry Chef or Assistant Pastry Chef, consult with Sous Chef for any changes in Banquet event order sheets or any other special functions. 
  • Practice safety standards and report any unsafe condition to the manager.

Qualifications

  • Must have a flexible availability, including weekends and holidays. 
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience as a Pastry Cook.
  • Must have Food Handler Certification