Jean-Georges Management

Pastry Cook

5 months ago
Job ID
2016-1206
Jean-Georges
# of Openings
4
Category
Back of House

Overview

JG Handbook

 

 

Jean-Georges Management is built on a powerful culinary foundation and has evolved into a reputable and award winning restaurant group. From inception, Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten placed emphasis on the importance of providing the very best in culinary and tailored hospitality, which has resulted in the success of an acclaimed constellation of international restaurants. With over 25 restaurants located in 5 countries, we continuously strive towards excellence and rely on the support of our culinary and hospitality team members to contribute to our worldwide operations.

 

Responsibilities

 

The Pastry Cook prepares baked items, pastries, cakes, ice creams, sorbets, fruit compotes, chocolates and show pieces according to guest orders and in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment. Complies with any additional requests that may arise pertaining to Pastry Cook duties.

Some of the duties of a Pastry Cook are:

  • Prepare pastry items according to guest orders of consistent quality following recipe cards, as well as production, portion, and presentation standards.
  • Complete mis en place and set-up station for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner service.
  • Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not prepare beyond estimated needs.
  • Operate, maintain and properly clean kitchen equipment, including but not limited to deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, and flat top grill.
  • Date all food containers and rotate as per policies, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures
  • Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up
  • Note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages.
  • Return all food items not used to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
  • Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems.
  • Control food waste, loss and usage per policies.
  • Work harmoniously and professionally with co-workers and supervisors.

 

 

Qualifications

 

We are looking for individuals who have a knowledge of Pastry Cook operations with excellent communication skills. Applicants are required to have physical mobility as lifting, walking, bending and moving objects up to 70 lbs.  Speaking, writing and reading English is required. Positive attitude and willing to learn is must. Minimum 2-years’ experience preferred. This position requires an applicant with a flexible schedule and the ability to work all shifts, weekends and holidays.

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