ARAMARK Pastry Chef - The Majestic Hotel - Yosemite National Park in Las Vegas, Nevada

Overview:

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/aramark and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aramark .

Description:

Pastry Chef

Position Summary:

Based in Yosemite National Park; The Pastry Chef is responsible for all aspects of bakery production, food safety, and all other activities which support food quality and Operational Excellence

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop innovative ideas for bakery shop products taking into account client requests, special diets, and student comments

  • Ensure quality, consistency, and adherence to standards based on Aramark Operational Excellence

  • Estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food, select and develop recipes, standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality, establish presentation technique and quality standards, and plan and price menus

  • Assist in supervision of kitchen personnel with responsibility for hiring, discipline, performance reviews, etc.

  • Ensure component compliance with sanitation and safety requirements

  • Coordinate activities with other internal departments and participates in management team meetings

  • Interface with vendors and key service users within client organization

  • Directs the production of high quality baked products with an emphasis on creativity, eye appeal and taste.

  • Trains and schedules staff as required for all functions in the bakeshop.

  • Controls both labor and food costs in the bakeshop through proper controls and scheduling techniques, as directed.

  • Responsible for addressing work problems and implementing fair and consistent disciplinary procedures.

  • Supports and ensures compliance with the Company’s environmental initiatives.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management. Produces all wedding and specialty show cakes for property and Yosemite.

  • Other duties as Assigned

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

  • ServSafe Certified

  • Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession is required; this includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and/or problems and excellent oral, reading and written communication skills.

  • Candidate must be willing to be hands on with staff and operations and be willing to work event-based hours that include evenings and weekends.

  • Must have a culinary education degree, ACF certification or equivalent work experience.

  • Requires the ability to work in a high stress environment. Must possess the ability to maintain a good rapport with peers and supervisors.

  • Must possess five (5) years baking and pastry experience.

  • Must possess the ability to work with minimum supervision and work flexible hours, including split shifts.

  • Must be able to read and comprehend current union contract, policies and procedures and loss control procedures.

  • Must be able to prepare miscellaneous written reports.

  • Ability to perform basic computation and accounting.

  • Requires a high level of concentration and attention to detail.

  • Must have ability to work independently, prioritize work and make decisions regarding correct formatting of work.

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran