Pastry Cook 2 (Part-time)

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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

Omni Hotels & Resorts Asheville, NC

Asheville, NC
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED



The Pastry Cook supports the hotel restaurants and banquet department by providing fresh, creative pastry items for our guests.


* Knowledge of daily pastry orders and preparations.

* Ability to handle cakes that are ordered at the last minute.

* Help with Cooking Demos, Wedding Cakes, Sugar Sculptures, and Bakery.

* Prepares all food items according to standard recipes and/or as specified on guest check to ensure consistency of product.

* Visually inspects, selects and uses only food items ideal cooking, in preparation of all menu items.

* Prepares daily requisitions for supplies and food items for production.

* Reads and employs math skills to follow recipes.

* Ensure all equipment is clean and in working condition.

* Visually inspects, selects and uses only the freshest food products of the highest standard in preparation of all menu items.

* Maintain the highest quality and appearance of all foods sent from kitchen and make sure plates/buffet presentations are clean and appetizing.

* Label and date all foods.

* Solely responsible for maintaining clean work station. Make sure all work areas are properly cleaned at end of shift and at end of evening.

* Recognize a deficiency with a dish and makes corrections.

* Measures and mixes ingredients to form dough or batter.

* Shapes dough for cookies, pies and pastries.

* Regulates oven temperatures for cooking.

* Prepares and cooks ingredients for pie fillings, puddings, custards and other desserts.

* Mixes ingredients for icing.

* Decorates cakes and pastries, blends sugar and icings.

* Performs any general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned by supervisor.

* Keep floors dry and clean to avoid slip/fall accidents.


* Must be 18 years of age.

* High School Diploma or Equivalent

* Ability to work independently.

* Previous pastry experience required.

* Must be able to stand/walk for the entire duration of an 8 hour shift.

* Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

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