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Salamander Hotels & Resorts

Pastry Cook (4:00am - 12:30pm Shift)

Charleston, SC


Plan, prep, set up and provide quality service in all areas of pastry kitchen production to include, but not limited to, all menu items supplied by outlet kitchen. All mise en place completed to satisfaction of Executive Chef and Pastry Chef. Employee will be able to follow established recipes and plating guide provided to exact specification. Organize and maintain their station and equipment in a neat and orderly fashion to meet the Chef's expectations. Maintain and contribute to a positive work environment.


  • Properly follow all processes that are in place.
  • Communicate with all internal customers efficiently stewarding, service staff).
  • Properly rotate product in walk in cooler.
  • Clean and maintain equipment properly.
  • Maintain and strictly abide by state sanitation/health regulations and hotel requirements.
  • Organize and set up workstation fast and efficiently.
  • Rotate, label and date all food on station.
  • Contribute to the growth and success of the team.
  • Ability to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize work and follow through with assigned tasks.
  • Ability to be a clear thinker, remain calm and resolve problems using good judgment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure of meeting production schedules and timelines of food displays.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time while maintaining a high level of professionalism.
  • Ability to maintain a clean, neat and organized work environment.
  • Ability to follow recipes, to increase or decrease recipe as needed.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, intense work environment, under sometimes extreme heat and stress.

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  • High school diploma or equivalent vocational training certificate required.
  • One-year experience in culinary field minimum.
  • Ability to communicate in English with guests, co-workers and management to their understanding.
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations essential.
  • Culinary college degree preferred.
  • Sanitation Certificate required.


  • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme
    temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (+110°F).
  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for a minimum of 8 hours in length. Walking and standing are required for much of the work day and possibly for 8 hours or more.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to maneuver between functions occurring simultaneously.
  • Must be able to lift trays of food, food items, bags, cases weighing up to 30 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
  • Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs.
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a stressful environment, communicate with others, effectively deal with customers and accept constructive criticism from supervisors.
  • Must be able to change activity frequently and cope with interruptions.

Salamander Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. Salamander is a drug-free workplace and participant in E-Verify.

Client-provided location(s): Charleston, SC, USA
Job ID: Salamander-2028
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Tuition Reimbursement