Southern Hotel The Gloriette Pastry Chef Hamilton, MT · Full time

A Pastry Chef bakes various desserts in the restaurant. Follow recipes and create pastries, cookies and other baked goods. A Pastry Chef must develop new and unique recipes to feature on the menu seasonally.

Description

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate and manage the pastry section of a kitchen, working together with the other chefs.
  • Prepare a variety of baked goods.
  • Plate and present pastries and baked goods in a tasteful and beautiful way.
  • Monitor and order ingredients, supplies and equipment.
  • Ensure the bakery section of the kitchen adheres to health and safety regulations.
  • Identify staffing needs, help recruit new personnel and develop them.
  • Develop new seasonal recipes and menus and keep up with the latest trends.


Requirements

Creativity to design new and unique menu items to attract guests.

Knowledge of how baking ingredients work together and how they can be used in creative ways.

Leadership skills to manage the pastry section in a kitchen, including hiring the right team and motivating them in a high-stress environment.

Time management skills to deliver orders ons schedule and avoid wasting food.

Physical strength and stamina to spend long hours standing and performing repetitive motions.

Flexibility, since hours for a Pastry Chef may vary and include weekends, evenings and holidays.