Pastry Cook/AM Baker
- Leesburg, VA
To produce pastries, garnishes, ice creams and baked items for restaurant, banquet, and offsite catering use.
Essential Job FunctionsPrep and prepare pastry items for buffet, banquet and restaurant use according to standard recipes.
Properly plan, prep, and execute banquet BEO buffet and dessert plate up orders correctly and on time.
Prepare and bake the daily breads and breakfast pastries for restaurant use according to standard recipes.
The ability to prep for, set up, run, and break down the restaurant lunch and dinner plating station if needed.
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.
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.
High school or equivalent education required.
Minimum of two years of culinary school is preferred.
Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
Must be available to work early morning hours.
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 and computer skills.
Salamander Resort & Spa is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drug Free Workplace, and participates in E-Verify.
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