Cook II - Pastry
Washington, DC 
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Posted 26 days ago
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Company Description

Joinus at Accor,wherelife pulseswithpassion!

As apioneerin the art ofresponsiblehospitality, the Accor Groupgathersmorethan45 brands, 5,600hotels, 10,000 restaurants, and lifestyle destinations in 110 countries.Whileeachbrand hasitsownpersonality,whereyouwillbeable totrulyfindyourself,theyallshareacommonambition: tokeepinnovatingandchallengingthestatus-quo.

Byjoiningus,youwillbecomeaHeartist,becausehospitalityis, first andforemost, aworkofheart.

Youwilljoinacaringenvironmentand a teamwhereyoucanbeallyouare. Youwillbein asupportiveplace togrow, tofulfilyourself, todiscoverotherprofessions and topursuecareeropportunities, inyourhotelor inotherhospitalityenvironments, inyourcountry oranywherein the world!

Youwillenjoyexclusivebenefits,specificto thesectorandbeyond, aswellasstrongrecognition foryourdailycommitment.

Everythingyouwilldowithus,regardlessofyourprofession,willofferadeepsenseofmeaning, tocreatelasting,memorableandimpactfulexperiencesforyourcustomers,foryourcolleaguesand for theplanet.

Hospitalityisaworkofheart,
Joinus andbecomeaHeartist.


Job Description

Cook II

Rate of Pay: $26.00-28.00 per hour

Do you have an appetite for career progression and ready to take your culinary skills to a world-class platform? Take your career to a whole new level with us and join our kitchen team.

Reporting to the Executive Pastry Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Prepare and service all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Bake breaks, pies, cakes and desserts as needed
  • Assist with creating new product, cake decorating, dessert design
  • Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings
  • Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage
  • Ensure storeroom requisitions are accurate
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Previous pastry experience required
  • Experience in luxury hotel kitchen
  • Journeyman's papers or international equivalent required
  • Diploma/Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Additional Information

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$26.00-28.00 per hour
Required Experience
Open
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