Pastry Cook I

US-TX-Corpus Christi
2 months ago(12/6/2017 10:17 AM)
Requisition ID
2017-20640
# of Openings
1
Category (Portal Searching)
Culinary

Location

Corpus Christi Hotel

 

Corpus Christi

 

Located in the lively downtown Marina District, the four-diamond Omni Corpus Christi Hotel offers newly renovated rooms with spectacular views of the Corpus Christi bay. Situated along 131 miles of Texas coast, there are virtually limitless choices for water sports, including year-round sailing, swimming, snorkeling and some of the worlds beat deep-sea fishing. All are just moments away from this spectacular Corpus Christi hotel.

 

The Omni Corpus Christi Hotel 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. 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 Corpus Christi Hotel may be your perfect match.

Job Description

The Pastry Cook supports the hotel restaurants and banquet department by providing fresh, creative pastry items for our guests.  

Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of daily pastry orders and preparations.
  • Ability to handle cakes that are ordered at the last minute.
  • Help with Cooking Demos, Wedding Cakes, Sugar Sculptures, and Bakery.
  • Prepares all food items according to standard recipes and/or as specified on guest check to ensure consistency of product. 
  • Visually inspects, selects and uses only food items ideal cooking, in preparation of all menu items.
  • Prepares daily requisitions for supplies and food items for production.
  • Reads and employs math skills to follow recipes.
  • Ensure all equipment is clean and in working condition.
  • Visually inspects, selects and uses only the freshest food products of the highest standard in preparation of all menu items.
  • Maintain the highest quality and appearance of all foods sent from kitchen and make sure plates/buffet presentations are clean and appetizing.
  • Label and date all foods.
  • Solely responsible for maintaining clean work station. Make sure all work areas are properly cleaned at end of shift and at end of evening.
  • Recognize a deficiency with a dish and makes corrections.
  • Measures and mixes ingredients to form dough or batter.
  • Shapes dough for cookies, pies and pastries.
  • Regulates oven temperatures for cooking.
  • Prepares and cooks ingredients for pie fillings, puddings, custards and other desserts.
  • Mixes ingredients for icing.
  • Decorates cakes and pastries, blends sugar and icings.
  • Performs any general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned by supervisor.
  • Keep floors dry and clean to avoid slip/fall accidents.

Qualifications

 

  • Must be 18 years of age. 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent 
  • Ability to work independently. 
  • Previous pastry experience required. 
  • Must be able to stand/walk for the entire duration of an 8 hour shift. 
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

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