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Executive Pastry Chef

Company: Nugget Casino Resort
Location: Sparks
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Executive Pastry Chef FUNCTION: Responsible for the supervision and day-to-day operations of the Bakery, including the preparation and production of all pastry, bread, and dessert items. Complete the administrative functions of the department. RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrate strong leadership qualities with attention to detail in elevating and sustaining a competitive edge. Accountable for the quality and consistency of all bakery products produced and served. Work directly with the Executive Chef on creation, development and implementation of new desserts and creative menu developments in all Nugget outlets. Coordinate all daily orders of supplies to the bakery. Responsible for shipping, storage, and rotation of bakery products. Manage waste control, quality control, plate presentations, production methods and sanitary conditions. Prepare, form and or cook dough's, batters, breads, rolls, sponges, cakes, pies doughnuts, sweet yeast goods, pastries, laminated dough's, candies, and cookies. Prepare syrups, sauces, jellies glazes and marzipan. Make and apply fruit fillings, butter creams icings, pastry creams, and Bavarians. Prepare parfaits, bombes, coupes, ice creams and sorbets. Decorate and serve pastries, desserts, cakes (including wedding cakes), temper chocolates and create show pieces. Demonstrate hands-on approach to all bakery products produced in the bakery department ensuring quality, presentation, and consistency standards meet the Nugget expectation. Assist with the development of standardized recipes for all menu items, ensuring recipes are accurate and updated as needed. Ensure all food products prepared meet the established specifications and standards. Ensure proper levels of bakery and pastry products are prepared based on forecasted needs. Assign tasks for the efficient use of allotted labor ensuring, maximum results are achieved, and daily production needs have been met in a timely, organized, and efficient manner. Responsible for the set-up, cleanliness, and organization of the bakery department. Maintain industry knowledge and trends in the world of pastry and baking. Prepare pastries, desserts, and breads for all Nugget outlets. Recommend measures to improve production and service methods, equipment performance, scheduling, and quality control. Make suggestions regarding ways to improve in the working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency. Communicate variance of standards to the Executive Chef. Assist the Executive Chef with the annual budget process and makes recommendations for improvement or cost savings. Attend meetings and trainings as required. Ability to multitask and work within specific time constraints. Make responsible decisions with ownership and accountability. Sets goals for bakery staff and measures performance. Hire coach and train bakery staff. Complete or approve bi-monthly observations and annual reviews as necessary. Using the Nugget's system of recognition, recognize team members who are going "above and beyond." Knowledgeable of and consistently follow Nugget policies and procedures as well as appropriate local, state, and federal regulations. Perform work in a safe manner and always maintain a safe environment for fellow team members and guests alike. Immediately report unsafe conditions, team member or guest incidents to Security, Management, and the Safety Manager. Always maintain a positive and professional image for the Nugget when performing duties or representing the Nugget and encourages others to do the same. Regular predictable attendance is required. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Executive Chef MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 21 years of age. EDUCATION LEVEL: Associates degree or equivalent from a 2-year college or technical school, or a combination of education and experience is required. LANGUAGE: Effectively communicate with others both verbally and in written form using the English language. EXPERIENCE: Minimum 3 years as a Pastry Chef in a high volume, multi-outlet hotel, restaurant, or casino with a centralized pastry production kitchen required. SPECIAL SKILLS: Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Certified Food Management Certificate required. PHSYICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Ability to walk, stand, or sit for long periods of time. Ability to lift, and move product up to 50 lbs. Fine finger manipulation. Work environment may include smoke and variable temperature, lighting, and noise levels. Work may be performed indoors and outdoors during special events. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Nugget Casino Resort, Sparks , Executive Pastry Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Sparks, Nevada

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