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Pastry Chef - Conrad Washington DC

Company: Conrad Washington D.C.
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Stay inspired by joining the stunning Conrad hotel located in the heart of urban DC as the Pastry Chef !

This stylish and sophisticated property has brought a new standard of luxury to DC with 360 rooms, 32,000 square feet of banquet space, and 5 food and beverage outlets including a restaurant by celebrity Chefs Bryan and Michael Voltaggio - James Beard award winners and 'Top Chef' finalists bringing the seafood of the Chesapeake to the heart of the District through a farm-to-table experience.

In this role, you will oversee the hotel's pastry team managing a team of 4+ and reporting directly to the Executive Chef.

The ideal candidate will be a creative chef and inspirational leader with a passion for creating world-class experiences, keen eye for detail, and talent for developing others. Prior Pastry Chef experience in a luxury environment is required. Hotel and union experience is a plus.

Want to learn more? Hotel Website , Facebook, Hotel Instagram , Estuary Instagram

What will I be doing?

As that Pastry Chef, you will assist the Executive Chef to hire, train, supervise, schedule and participate in activities of chefs, cooks, and other personnel involved in preparing, cooking and presenting food in accordance with productivity standards, cost controls, and forecasts needs.

- Assist the Executive Chef to listen actively and communicates clearly while interacting with customers to promote food products and directing staff activities.
- Analyze feedback from clients and team members to make judgments in accordance with the direction of the Executive Chef.
- Take action to implement approved suggestions for improvement.
- Maintain working rapport with all hotel staff for efficient operation and service to the customer.
- Organize and conduct meetings with the culinary team.
- Assist the Executive Chef to create and implement new menus and individual menu items for all outlets based on current food trends and regional tastes.
- Invent menu selections for special banquet themes and parties in accordance with client budgetary guides and expectations.
- Assist the Executive Chef to review staff performance and development, as well as accountability.
- Create developmental programs for line staff in order to promote a culture of innovation and growth.
- Uphold safety procedures and cleanliness standards throughout kitchen(s) including walk-in and reach-in boxes.
- Work alongside staff to ensure proper execution and timeliness of food production, providing hands-on support, as needed.

Keywords: Conrad Washington D.C., Washington DC , Pastry Chef - Conrad Washington DC, Hospitality & Tourism , Washington, DC

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