Salamander Hotels & Resorts

Pastry Cook Externship

1 week agoMiddleburg, VA

Salamander Resort and Spa is a 5 Star Luxury Resort located in beautiful Middleburg, VA. We offer professional privileges, training and growth both within this beautiful horse & wine country and beyond. As an expanding luxury hospitality portfolio, the advantages and opportunities are endless - let your entrepreneurial spirit shine.

We are looking for Pastry school students for our Fall externship program in our Pastry department

The Pastry students will practice their ability to produce cakes, pastries, garnishes, ice creams and baked items for restaurant, banquet, and offsite catering use. To learn each of the stations associated with the pastry department. This position is for any student enrolled in a pastry program. This internship is available for the Fall 2022.

• Prep and prepare pastry items for buffet, banquet and restaurant use according to standard recipes.
• Prep for, set up, run, and break down the restaurant lunch and dinner plating stations.
• Visually inspect appearance of baked food for proper color combination and overall presentation to maintain appeal.
• Maintain the food and labor costs as budgeted (or better) with the highest quality and consistent results.
• Ensure proper storage of all pastry items in refrigerators and freezers to maintain product freshness.

 In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel/resort:
• Properly rotate food products in order to keep spoilage and waste to a minimum.
• Ensure that all equipment in work area is properly cleaned.
• Perform other duties as required, i.e., special orders/buffet presentations and cross- training.

Must be enrolled in a culinary/pastry school requiring an internship/externship to complete graduation.

• Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
• Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.
• Must be available to work early morning hours.
• Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Thorough knowledge of pastry and breads.
• Knowledge of accepted sanitation standards.
• Extensive experience with slicers, mixers, grinders, food processors, etc.
• Basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.
• Must possess basic computational ability.
• Must possess basic computer skills.

Client-provided location(s): Middleburg, VA 20117, USA
Job ID: Salamander-1283

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Insurance
  • 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
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Promote From Within
    • Tuition Reimbursement