Intercontinental Hotels Group Los Angeles , CA 90009
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Do you see yourself as an Assistant - First Pastry? What's your passion?
Whether you're into sports, shopping or scrapbooking, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
Your day to day
Assist in the development, testing, and costing out of new recipes and menu items for the Pastry Shop/Bakery. Maintain updated and accurate recipes and costing of all products prepared for the Pastry Shop/Bakery, and for all outside orders.
Check and control pastry items before they are received by the stores (flour, sugar, jam, chocolate, etc.) making sure that they are within that accepted minimum/maximum par stock. Dispense pastry only against valid requisitions and orders.
Participate in the preparation of, and check and approve, all cakes, cookies, desserts, ice creams and other food items prepared in the pastry shop and bakery. Ensure that all desserts are prepared in an attractive and appetizing manner.
Check daily function sheets and prepare items accordingly.
Ensure the proper handling, cleanliness and maintenance of the working area (including marble, ice cream machine and cold room, etc.). Maintain sanitation, cleanliness, safety and health standards. Inspect the sanitation, operation and cleanliness of all tools, equipment and supplies, including ovens.
What we need from you
Qualifications include Completion of a degree or certificate in culinary arts, and two years of experience as a chef, pasty chef, baker or equivalent; or equivalent combination of education and culinary/kitchen operations experience with specialized training in pastry. An alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card is necessary, as required by local or state government agency.
You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This job requires ability to perform the following: carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds, standing up and moving about the kitchen, handling food, objects, products and utensils, bending, stooping and kneeling.
What we offer
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people.
Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself. So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.