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Pastry Chef 

Position Pastry Chef  
Location Edgewood Tahoe  
About the Organization Just steps from majestic Lake Tahoe, Edgewood Tahoe offers an award-winning experience with a LEED silver certified mountain lodge, tranquil spa, and award-winning 18-hole championship golf course-along with a wide array of dining, shopping, and outdoor activity options-Edgewood Tahoe is the premier all-encompassing lakeside resort experience in the Sierra Nevada. We are currently seeking individuals excited to explore the endless opportunities within our Edgewood Family.  

Position Summary:

As the Pastry Chef at Edgewood Tahoe, you are responsible for directing and administering the planning, preparation, production and control of all pastry production in Edgewood’s continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. You will direct, oversee and participate in all pastry production and operations, to include, but not limited to, quality preparation and presentation of pastries, desserts and baked goods, compliance with all safety and sanitation standards and regulations, team member productivity and performance, implementation of policies and procedures and cost controls. The most important characteristic of our team is that we love inspiring lasting memories for our guests. In this position you exhibit excellence in your commitment to our guests. Reimagine luxury hospitality with us.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform all functions of all other positions in the pastry shop to ensure quality products in a timely manner.
  • Oversee product quality and make necessary modifications, training and creating recipe books.
  • Monitor production to maximize quality and minimize waste.
  • Ensure proper rotation (FIFO) and see that leftovers are utilized.
  • Responsible for monthly health inspections and maintaining cleanliness.
  • Responsible for hiring, training and managing performance of all department employees.
  • Work steadily and accurately paying attention to detail.
  • Utilizes proper food handling techniques following Health and Safety standards.
  • Responsible to keep work area clean and organized.
  • Assists Executive Chef on creating and implementing new menus and individual items for all restaurants and banquets/catering.
  • Communicates effectively with other department managers and chefs.
  • Other duties as assigned. Responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Position Requirements

Qualifications / Special Skills:

  • The ideal candidate is a seasoned and highly effective culinary professional with outstanding management skills and extensive hands-on experience in Pastry operations.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience, with proven leadership experience, in a similar resort or restaurant setting.
  • Exceptional communications skills, in both written and oral forms, and commitment to providing excellent service to guests.
  • Bi-lingual abilities and Certification from a Pastry Arts program preferred.
  • Available to work varied shifts when needed, including weekends, holidays, and nights.
  • Must possess a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ensure all pastries are consistently uniform and up to the highest quality standards.
  • Excellent banquet buffet and individual dessert set up and plating skills.
  • Expert in cake and pastry decorating.
  • Ability to create seasonal & special occasion show pieces using a variety of mediums. IE sugar, Chocolate, and Pastiage.
  • Working knowledge of classical and modern dessert techniques.
  • Stay current and informed of useful cutting-edge culinary trends.

What Makes a Successful Edgewood Tahoe Team Member (Core Competencies):

  • Ethics, Integrity and Trust
  • Action Orientated
  • Approachability
  • Communication
  • Composure
  • Guest Focus
  • Position Knowledge
  • Professionalism/attitude
  • Teamwork

All Edgewood Team Members are Expected to:

  • Embrace and promote all facets of our vision, mission and values.
  • Exhibit resort knowledge to accurately support and promote all departments, amenities and programming ventures.
  • Strategically balance customer, business, and team member needs.
  • Be flexible to meet business demands, work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage time appropriately.
  • Work with a broad-based constituency and provide excellent service to all internal and external guests.
  • Demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.
  • Keep information confidential as directed in the confidentiality agreement.
  • Support and comply with all Edgewood policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Protect Edgewood assets and report all safety concerns to supervisor or Security.
  • Be an ambassador of Edgewood inside and outside of work.
Shift -not applicable-  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Category Management  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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