Pastry Cook I-

  • Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
  • Tucson, AZ, USA
  • Jan 14, 2018
Full time

Job Description

Loews Ventana Canyon is seeking a Pastry Cook 1 to join our team of professionals. Loews Ventana Canyon, Located on 100 acres in the Sonoran Desert, is a four- diamond resort nestled into the foothills of the Catalina Mountains in Tucson, Arizona. The natural desert setting, spa, golf courses, restaurants and service provide an atmosphere that is designed to help guests, relax, escape and be pampered.

Job Specific:

  • Sets up and organizes work area with all necessary supplies and equipment
  • Receives, inspects, rotates all food products to ensure that only fresh, high quality ingredients are used
  • Prepares and stores raw food products prior to cooking and service
  • Follows standardized recipes in the preparation and assembly of raw food items prior to cooking
  • Adheres to established portion control guidelines, minimizes waste
  • Prepares and plates cold foods according to established plating/presentation guidelines
  • Monitors finished product waiting for server pick up to ensure food is served promptly, notifies supervisor of any delays in service
  • Ensures that a quality product is prepared and served in a timely manner
  • Follows all Governmental Food Sanitation Standards at all times
  • Monitors refrigeration and holding temperatures, cleans and sanitizes work surfaces, washes hands frequently
  • Uses knives, slicers, mixers, choppers, grinders and all other equipment in a safe manner according to the manufactures recommendations
  • Notifies Supervisor of and equipment malfunction or safety hazard immediately
  • Provides Steward with timely notification of need for clean dishes, pots, pans etc.
  • Returns soiled pot, pans and cooking utensils to pot wash area, informs Steward of any HOT items
  • Cleans and breaks down work area, returns all unused ingredients to proper storage at end of shift
  • Ensures that all closing side work is complete, cooking equipment is turned off and kitchen is secure at end of shift
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, or its equivalent
  • One year Pantry experience in upscale, high volume hotel or freestanding restaurant or Post Secondary culinary training/certification as "Cook" from a recognized culinary training school
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Food Service Sanitation Standards
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of standard kitchen equipment and its use
  • Ability to stand, stoop, bend; lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays

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