Pastry Cook

Wild Dunes Resort

5757 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC 29464

Full Time

Posted On March 21, 2024

Job Details

SUMMARY: The Pastry Cook role will be expected to provide a support system for the Banquet/Restaurant Chef and Sous Chef. This involves recipe and menu development, as needed, execution of a la carte dining and duties relating to staffing of kitchen and dining room. The Pastry Cook will assist to maintain the AAA Four Diamond Standards.

The Pastry Cook shall strive to provide exceptional service to both internal and external guests at all times. S/he will be responsible for exemplifying the Wild Dunes Resort Culture as well as promoting Wild Dunes Resort as both the Destination and Employer of Choice!

Oversee sanitation of kitchens during and at the end of shifts
Control quality and consistency of all food
Control waste of food product and labor
Coordinate with Banquet/Restaurant Chef to develop and cost menu items and specials, including station prep sheets
Must have the ability to develop staff training manuals and memos
Must have the ability to portion, prepare and cook menu items in accordance to the menus put in place and within the specifications of the Banquet/Restaurant Chef and standardized recipes
Apply extensive food knowledge and specialized cooking skills that are required for tasks
Maintain and complete daily prep lists and tasks as assigned by supervisor.
Ensure all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated areas
Properly label and date all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation
Apply basic knife skills required for preparation of hot and cold foods
Produce recipes efficiently and consistently
Ensures portion necessities and portion control for all food functions are recipes, especially high cost items
Ability to work in a fast paced environment to perform duties under pressure and meet deadlines in a timely manner
Hearing and visual ability to observe and detect signs of emergency situations
Meet with Banquet Executive Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance
Breakdown work station and complete closing duties; return all food items to the proper storage areas; rotate all returned product wrap cover label and date all item being put away; straighten up organize all storage areas clean up and wipe down food prep areas reach ins/walk ins and shelves; return all unused and clean utensil/equipment to the specified locations; ice down hot items from the steam table so they cool quickly; turn off all equipment not needed for the next shift; restock items that were depleted during the shift
Maintains an up to date working knowledge of all resort amenities as well as any special events
Interacts with resort staff in a professional manner, assisting other departments when necessary
Attends mandatory monthly department meetings and appropriate resort and division meetings
Maintains constant awareness of safety issues, (i.e. broken glass, frayed electrical cords, leaks, broken locks and suspicious persons). Reports all safety incidents to on-duty supervisor.
Acts with responsibility towards all company property, supplies and equipment
Reports to work on time as designated by posted schedule
Maintains a professional appearance. Follows all Wild Dunes Resort dress code standards.
Remains alert, courteous and helpful to the guests and colleagues at all times