Sous Chef-Pastry

Property The Georgian Hotel
Posted Date 1 week ago(5/25/2023 7:57 PM)
ID
2023-246178
Location
US-CA-Santa Monica
Category
Culinary/Stewarding
Type
Regular
Status
Full-Time

Job Summary

Create and plan all pastry and dessert items. Supervise pastry team to coordinate the production of custom desserts confections ice cream and fancy pastries.

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school or equivalent education required.
  • Minimum of two years of culinary school. Culinary degree preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a Sous Chef in a similar size operation.
  • Must be able to speak read write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.
  • Requires good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Most tasks are performed in a team environment with the employee acting as a team leader. There is minimal direct supervision.
  • Must possess basic computational ability.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge of computer accounting programs math skills as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required.
  • Extensive knowledge of menu development insight into marketing cost and wage control.
  • Thorough knowledge of food products standard recipes and proper preparation.
  • Ability to analyze forecast data and make judgments to ensure proper payroll and production control.
  • Ability to supervise large staff and accomplish goals on a timely basis.
  • Ability to conduct meetings menu briefings and maintain communication lines between line staff and Executive Chef.
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers some of whom will require high levels of patience tact and diplomacy and collect accurate information to resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to create recipes and support material i.e. recipe cards descriptions and pictures and to read and visualize same.
  • Artistic ability to create theme menus ideas for ice carvings decorations etc.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Select train and supervise pastry kitchen staff in the proper preparation of menu items equipment and safety measures. Evaluate performance give guidance and discipline as necessary to promote quality products.
  • Visually inspect select and use only the freshest fruits vegetables meats fish fowl and other food products of the highest standard in the preparation of all menu items. Read and employ math skills for following recipes. Prepare requisitions for supplies and food items for production in workstation.
  • Schedule culinary staff so that proper coverage is maintained while keeping payroll costs in line.
  • Monitor to ensure proper receiving storage (including temperature setting) and rotation of food products so as to comply with Health Department regulations including coverage labeling dating and placing items in proper containers of kitchen and service.
  • Write maintain and update all menu specifications recipes and pictures production forecasts and ensure same are being followed.
  • Observe production flow and makes adjustments in order to adhere to control procedures for cost and quality.
  • Check to see that all equipment in the kitchen is clean and in proper working condition and write work tickets for any equipment in need of repair.
  • In addition to performance of the essential functions this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel:
    • Perform other duties as necessary and assigned i.e. special orders buffet presentation V.I.P. parties writing specialty menus for promotions etc.
    • Ensure menus for specials and/or brunch are completed weekly.
    • Supervise daily cleaning and inventory of walk-in storage and refrigerators.
    • Communicate and assist the Executive Chef in creating innovative products.

Property Details

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Welcome to The Georgian. Known since her inauguration in 1933 as Santa Monica’s First Lady, The Georgian Hotel is one of Santa Monica’s and Los Angeles’ iconic, historic hotels. History weaves throughout our restaurant and 84 guest rooms culminating in 14 ocean facing suites with some of the best views of some of the best sunsets in the world. Located on Ocean Ave, The Georgian is just steps away from the gorgeous beaches of Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Pier and a quick jaunt to the great surf of Malibu or the artisan shopping of Venice. Exciting events like Twilight on the Pier and the Santa Monica Film Festival are just around the corner, too. We promise you a charming stay at a beachfront hotel where you can explore everything that SoCal has to offer.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in all 50 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.

Benefits

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

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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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