Restaurant - Food Service

Pastry Cook I - (FT)

Pastry Cook I - (FT)

Company:
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Location:
Las Vegas, NV
US

Category:
Restaurant - Food Service

Degrees Required:
Not Specified

Employment Type:
Full-Time

Manages Others:
No

Requirements:
 

A Pastry Cook is responsible for creating, preparing, producing and baking all pastries, breads, rolls and desserts for food and beverage outlets in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.


What will I be doing?

As a Pastry Cook, you would be responsible creating, preparing, producing and baking all pastries, breads, rolls and desserts for food and beverage outlets in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Prepare pastry food items according to designated recipes and quality standards
  • Maintain cleanliness and comply with food sanitation standards
  • Stock, maintain and ensure proper storage and refrigeration of an adequate supply of all prepared product
  • Develop new products for a-la-carte and catering menus, as needed
  • Practice correct food handling and food storage procedures according to federal, state, local and company regulations
  • Display and set baked products on mobile carts according to specifications
  • Prepare daily requisitions for supplies and food items

Requirements:

Mandatory:

- Minimum of 1 to 2 years in culinary department of a luxury hotel or restaurant and / or a culinary degree
- Basic to good knowledge of Pastry
- Able to handle service and stay organized in a busy restaurant
- Able to work a busy station
- Great love of cooking
- Able to follow recipes and produce quickly and efficiently
- Quick learner who wants to experience and learn
- Must be able to maintain a station/shift
- Good knowledge of county health department codes
- Able to work with minimal direct supervision
- Quality driven with a passion for excellence
- Approachable, open-minded and fair
- Flexible work hours to meet the demands of a 24 hour operation
- High energy

Desirable:

- Advanced HACCP certification or equivalent
- Additional languages
- Working knowledge of computers and basic software
- Knowledge of other cuisines is a plus

Each of the items listed is considered an essential function of the position. However, the duties, responsibilities and requirements presented in this job description are intended to be broad based and high level and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all roles or responsibilities for the position. The Company reserves the right to alter the duties and responsibilities of the position.


It is Company policy to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including by providing reasonable accommodations that do not constitute an undue hardship on the Company. Employees or applicants should direct requests for accommodation to Director of Human Resources.




What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability
What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!



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