SLS Las Vegas

Chef de Partie - Pastry

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-4579
US-NV-Las Vegas
Type
PART - TIME

Job Description

Do you dream about pastry bags, baking sheets and sugar? Do you love to make meringue, marzipan or chocolate sculptures? If so, then we want to talk to you! The  Chef de Partie is responsible for running and assisting the Executive Pastry Chef with all pastry and bread production in the building. The ideal candidate will be organized and be able to prepare pastries and breads in a timely manner.

 

Job Focus

Focus is on, but not limited to the following:

  • Must love and support their TEAM!
  • Must love and take care of guests!
  • Must say “yes” and “thank you” often!
  • Assists Department heads and Team with the planning, preparation and execution of bread and pastries including but not limited to proofing, baking, cake decorating and ice cream making
  • Respects all food products and ensure proper storage and rotation are practiced daily in accordance with SOP’s, local Health Department and HACCP regulations
  • Follows specifications and execute all standard recipes to ensure flavor, quality, size and presentation of products meet the Hotels standards
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area at all times and is in compliance with the established sanitation standards of superior personal hygiene
  • Maintains clear and effective communication between employees and promotes a positive atmosphere in the kitchen
  • Understands and takes part in the hotels sanitation (HACCP) standards and encourages in the savings of the company’s assets by preventing unnecessary wastage
  • Follows all company policies and procedures including food safety program and safety and security
  • Serves as role model figure, be approachable, open minded, eager to learn and lead by example
  • Finds methods to improve the efficiency of the department and increase productivity

Desired Qualifications

  • Prefer one to three (1-3) years of experience working in a high volume and detailed-oriented kitchen
  • Knowledgeable and well-rounded in all areas of the pastry kitchen including breads, pastries, confections, cake design and ice cream making
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • Must be passionate about pastry and breads and be current with culinary concepts, practices and procedures
  • Has working knowledge of advanced pastry techniques, be organized, move quickly, handle pressure well and take great pride in their demeanor and work
  • Possesses great communication skills and display a pleasant and outgoing personality
  • Able to work in high stress conditions, pay close attention to detail, handle multiple tasks, work efficiently and demonstrate high level of patience
  • Able to stand, walk, bend, kneel, climb, reach and perform repetitive motions frequently for 8-12 hours a day
  • Extremely creative with strong service skills and a demonstrated ability to energize a diverse team of culinary professionals
  • Must be familiar and knowledgeable with operating all kitchen equipment and machinery including safe operations and maintenance
  • Must have working knowledge in mathematics for execution of recipe conversions
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of metric system
  • Must be reliable and accepts responsibility and accountability for all actions

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