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Pastry Cook I 

Position Pastry Cook I  
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 a Pastry Cook I at Edgewood Tahoe you are passionate about food and beverage programs. You are an experienced culinarian and prepare food in assigned areas ensuring high quality food is served quickly and consistently to meet the expectations of our guests. The facility offers opportunities in three distinctive restaurants from casual to fine-dining, a high-volume banquet kitchen and full scratch bakery and you may work in various kitchens. 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:

  • Cook food in accordance with management specifications
  • Memorizes recipes and procedures; make recommendations for efficiencies.
  • Prepare and follow recipes accurately.
  • Work towards developing a positive work environment.
  • Stock, clean and sanitize work area; work safely and report any maintenance needs. 
  • Communicate with “front of the house” and chef; keep management informed of food quality opportunities or shortages to ensure proper par levels are maintained.
  • Properly label and date product at all times.  Practice FIFO.
  • Operate all kitchen equipment and hardware based on their particular functions for use, breakdown, and cleaning.
  • Proficiently work multiple stations and float when assistance is needed. 
  • Follow food safety laws as required by state regulatory services.
  • Other duties as assigned.  Responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 
Position Requirements

Qualifications / Special Skills: 

  • At least three to five years pastry or bakery related cooking experience.
  • Advanced working knowledge of custards, sauces, pies, cookies, ganache’s, glazes, icings, chocolate tempering, cakes, sponges, choux pastry, pastry creams, basic cake decorating skills, bread knowledge, mousses, pastry amenities, and pastry special request items
  • A Pastry Cook should be able to learn and master new stations and responsibilities within reasonable timelines and clearly distinguish themselves from entry-level cooks
  • Meet with the Executive Pastry Chef and/or Pastry Sous Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance
  • Ensure superior food quality and presentation consistent with AAA Five Diamond/Forbes Five Star standards and take corrective action to resolve any areas of concern.
  • Follow all prep lists, EOs, and recipes
  • Inspect the cleanliness and working conditions of all tools, equipment and supplies
  • Advanced Pastry Knowledge, including restaurant desserts, banquet desserts buffet and plated, amenities and all other facets of the bakery operation
  • Advanced knife skills.
  • Professional attitude, good organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills.  
  • Ability to work under changing conditions and periods of changing priorities.
  • Available to work varied shifts when needed, including weekends, holidays, and nights.

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 Various Shifts  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Category Food & Beverage  
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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Wage $23/hr 

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