The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is DC's premier special events and conference facility, located in the historic Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of Penn Quarter in Washington DC.
Currently, Trade Center Management Associates is seeking a Over Night Baker to complete our Culinary team. At the direction of the kitchen management, the person in this position is required to perform all aspects of Bakery preparation. Plates food for service, according to established plating/presentation criteria. Ensures that all food served is of highest of quality and that it is ready to be served to the guest at the appropriate time.
As a Baker, he/she is to set an example for all kitchen employees in terms of professionalism, positive attitude, strong work ethic, and motivation.
Experience with quality food production in high volume, upscale, hotel/free standing restaurant with banquet operation.
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 and write English.
Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.
Prepares Bakery food items.
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 final assembly of hot or cold food items.
Adheres to established plating/presentation guidelines for hot or cold food.
Adheres to portion control guidelines, minimizes waste.
Monitors finished product waiting for server pick up to ensure food is served promptly, notifies supervisor of any delays in service.
Ensures that quality product is prepared and served in a timely manner.
Follows all Government Food Sanitation Standards are followed at all times.
Monitors refrigeration and holding temperatures, cleans and sanitizes work surface, washes hands frequently.
Uses knives, slicers, mixers, choppers, grinders and all other equipment in a safe manner according to the manufacturers recommendations.
Other duties as assigned.
Promotes and applies teamwork at all times and supports kitchen management.
Ensures that all policies and procedures contained in the ITC employee handbook are adhered to, reporting any infractions to kitchen management in a timely manner.
Is polite, friendly, and helpful to all guests, management and fellow employees.
Attends all appropriate ITC meetings and training sessions.
Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area.
Executes emergency procedures in accordance with ITC standards.
Complies with required safety regulations and procedures.
Complies with department uniform and grooming standards.
Strives to achieve greater proficiency of every task.
Notifies kitchen management whenever leaving appropriate work area.
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