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Pastry Cook- The Westin St. Francis

San Francisco, California
Food and Beverage & Culinary


Job Description

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Posting Date Apr 16, 2018
Job Number 18000T4R
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, San Francisco, California VIEW ON MAP
Brand Westin Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests’ well-being, and we’re energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best, and they appreciate our supportive attitude, anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If you’re someone who has is positive, adaptable and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise.

Job Summary
 

This is an opportunity to work with one of the best hotel pastry teams in the city of San Francisco, led by Executive Pastry Chef Jean-Francois Houdre!

 

- Experience in a large production facility, such as a bakery/restaurant or hotel in a fast-paced environment.

- Ability to produce European-style desserts made from scratch, including macaroons, truffles, all sweet dough, brioche, mousses, plated desserts, custards for example.

- Must have excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills with the ability to follow provided pastry recipe.

- Must be detail-oriented, have good communication and interpersonal skills.

- Be able to work as a part of a team.

- A pastry culinary degree is a plus!

 
Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality and presentation standards, and food prep checklists. Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food before use. Safely and appropriately use baking and measuring tools/equipment/appliances to prepare baked foods. Follow and ensure compliance with food safety handling policies and procedures, including personal hygiene procedures. Check and ensure correct temperatures of kitchen appliances and food, and report issues to management. Wash and disinfect kitchen area; set-up and break-down work station; and follow and ensure compliance with sanitation and cleaning procedures. Monitor the quality of food prepared and portions served throughout shift.
 
Follow all company policies and procedures, including safety and security; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Speak with others using clear and professional language and answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others and support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
 
 
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