Lead Pastry Cook

Property Marriott Laguna Cliffs Resort
Posted Date 1 day ago(9/24/2022 9:35 PM)
US-CA-Dana Point

Job Summary

Prepares baked goods to order or in advance based on projected sales.



  • Typically requires a high school diploma and 0 to 2 years of experience.
  • There's no specific educational background for the job but a current course in culinary sciences is an advantage.
  • Performs work under direct supervision.
  • Handles basic issues and problems and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.
  • Possesses beginning to working knowledge of subject matter.
  • Must have working knowledge on baked products baking technologies ingredients and baking procedures
  • Must have excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills


  • Prepares and bakes bread cakes pies pastries or similar.
  • Mixes and proofs doughs or batters bakes according to directions or recipes and decorates if required.
  • Cleans and sanitizes cooking tools or utensils or food preparation areas.
  • Maintains equipment and appliances. Follows appropriate food safety and handling policies.
  • May clean and sanitize mixers bowls pans ovens and or other materials used for baking purposes or storage of baked goods.
  • Regularly monitor color of products being baked and make adjustments to oven temperatures and other settings to achieve the correct baking level.
  • Makes certain that bakery products are safely handled and stored in a sanitized manner.
  • Processes specialty orders for customers which includes decorating cakes and other bakery items as requested.
  • Check to ensure that baking equipment complies with health and safety regulations.
  • Tracks and records inventory; rotates stock of bakery items to ensure freshness of products and changes price labels as directed.

Property Details

Perched atop the cliffs of Dana Point overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Laguna Cliffs Resort & Spa features 2 year-round heated swimming pools that offer child-friendly zones. This resort features a restaurant and full-service spa, as well as an indoor/outdoor lounge. Beach and harbor access is just 1,500 feet away.

Each contemporary guest room at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort provides a flat-screen TV and a Bluetooh compatible Tivoli radio. Guest rooms include a coffee machine and plush robes. Ocean view rooms are available.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.


After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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