Pastry Cook - Hakkasan Restaurant

Compensation

: $48,520.00 - $81,710.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Hospitality - Food Services



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The Pastry Cook will be responsible for preparing pastries, desserts etc. per menu specifications of the Pastry Department and maintain the highest standards of food quality, cost control, and consistency.

* Implement operating standards for the Pastry Department. Maintain product specifications as determined by the Executive Chef
* Prepare desserts, pastries etc. per menu specifications. Must work on line and execute recipes
* Properly store products and ensure they are fresh. Check inventory regularly and rotate products in accordance
* Interact with other department personnel and restaurant staff as needed
* Ensure health and safety laws are followed always and that sanitary conditions are maintained at the highest levels
* Report to the Executive Chef and Corporate Pastry Chef any maintenance or repairs needed
* Attend mandatory meetings, including staff meetings, pastry team meetings, and meetings with Corporate Pastry Chef
* Keep work area clean and organized
* Maintain compliance with Hakkasan's policies and procedures, as well as city, state, and federal laws
* Assists and/ or completes additional tasks as assigned

IN ADDITION TO THE AFOREMENTIONED ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, THE POSITION WILL BE EVALUATED ON THE FOLLOWING LEADERSHIP QUALITIES:

* Accountability
* Development
* Working relationships
* Judgment
* Quality of work
* Health and safety
* Food hygiene
* Maintenance
* Emergency procedures
* Liquor license requirements
* Job skills knowledge
* Productivity
* Dependability
* Punctuality
* Adherence to Policy
* Verbal communication
* Attitude
* Appearance
* Teamwork
* Guest satisfaction

EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS:

* High school diploma required
* Minimum of one (1) year pastry experience required
* Qualifying certificate in food protection preference
* Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
* Valid Driver's License
* 21+ years of age
* Possession of or the ability to possess all state/venue required work cards
* Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to Company standards

WORKING KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

* Thorough knowledge of restaurant operations including foods, and service techniques
* Considerable skill in math and algebraic equations using percentages
* Ability to walk, stand, and/or bend continuously to perform essential job functions
* Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, with guests and employees, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, and diplomacy to defuse anger, collect accurate information, and resolve problems
* Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods

SKILLS:

* Ability to perform basic mathematical equations
* Must have strong problem-solving skills
* Ability to communicate effectively and assertively in the English language, both verbally and in writing with staff, clients, and the public
* Ability to maintain confidentiality
* Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude always
* Ability to keep an open and objective view
* Ability to listen empathetically and be respectful always
* Ability to maintain composure and stay focused
* Ability to maintain personal integrity
* Ability to work as a team, stay organized, handle various projects at one time, follow up and make accurate decisions
* Ability to handle a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment, and work under pressure and meet deadlines

GUEST SERVICE REQUIREMENTS:

* Provide a friendly, personal demeanor with a willingness to interact
* Provide professional and friendly guest services
* Commits self to the below listed Company values, and acknowledges dedication to providing excellent guest service for our Guests and our internal team, always

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

* Ability to work safely and prevent personal injury
* Commitment to the safety of fellow co-workers and our guests, and the ability to demonstrate that commitment through daily actions

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

* Must have good positive energy to make it through the day
* Must be able to read the computer monitors
* Must be able to print legibly for guests to read
* Must be observant and quick to respond to various situations
* Must be able to move quickly through work and set the pace in the office and/or venue
* Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
* Must be dexterous and able to participate in all service aspects.
* Must be able to twist, tow (push or pull), reach, bend, climb and carry as necessary
* Must be able to push and lift up to 50 lbs.
* Ability to use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls
* Ability to reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
* Ability to talk, hear, taste, smell, and specific vision abilities required by the job to include; close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

WORK ENVIRONMENT & SCHEDULE:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

* Work indoors and exposed to hot and/or cold surfaces, steam, and wet floors
* Work in an environment that is subject to varying levels of noise, crowds and smoke, the severity of which depends upon guest volume
* Restaurant environment
* Fast paced, high volume, high energy
* Hours may be part-time (less than 30 hours per week)
* Schedule could exceed 30 hours per week and may include overtime when approved by management
* Work varied shifts to include days, nights, weekends and holidays

SECURITY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Security Level: Low

Established in 2001 in London, Hakkasan Group now has 12 Hakkasan Restaurants around the world located in the United States, Middle East, India, Asia and Europe, where both London restaurants hold a Michelin star. Hakkasan Restaurant offers guests a world-class culinary experience. The menu is a modern interpretation of authentic Cantonese cuisine, using the finest ingredients and expert traditional techniques to create timeless yet innovative signature dishes.

US Candidates Only

Hakkasan Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.


Associated topics: baker, culinary, executive, executive kitchen, head chef, kitchen, pantry, pastry, restaurant assistant chef, sous chef * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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