• The Modern
  • $48,520.00 -81,710.00/year*
  • New York, NY
  • Hospitality - Food Services
  • Full-Time
  • 354 W 54th St

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The Pastry Sous Chef is responsible for menu and recipe development of The Modern and the Cafes at MoMA. This includes plated desserts, bread baking and high-volume pastry production. This candidate is expected to develop an understanding of food cost and labor cost and how it reflects in the daily production of their Pastry Cooks. They are to cultivate relationships with purveyors and understand ordering of products and inventory procedures. The Pastry Sous Chef will also be responsible, in partnership with the Executive Pastry Chef, to foster team spirit and relationships between each other in order to create comradery and a strong, positive and supportive working environment. The Pastry Sous Chef will assist to oversee the overall running of the kitchen, cleanliness and organization.

Some responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Responsible for assisting all aspects of managing Pastry Kitchen operations
Maintaining a proper line set up for all service periods
Assist in hiring and training all new Pastry Cooks that join the team
Maintaining appropriate production quantities and standards
Menu development and recipe testing
Proper handling and storage of all product

Possess strong leadership skills
At least 2-3 years experience in a fine-dining restaurant
Possess strong leadership and people skills
Ability to properly train new staff
Ability to perform assigned duties with attention to detail, speed, and accuracy
Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks at once
Punctuality and reliable attendance

More detail about The Modern part of Union Square Hospitality Group, please visit
Associated topics: cafe, corporate, culinary, culinary school, executive chef, kitchen, pastry chef, prep chef, sushi chef, tavern

* 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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