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Assistant Pastry Chef - Seattle Convention Center

Seattle, WA

  • Culinary

  • Salaried

Job Description

The Assistant Pastry Chef is responsible for supervising all bakery operations for the Seattle Convention Center, such as food production, food safety, and all other activities which support food quality and Operational Excellence with focus on, but not limited to, the pastry department.

COMPENSATION: The salary range for this position ranges from $78,000 to $82,000, depending on circumstances including an applicant’s skills and qualifications, certain degrees and certifications, prior job experience, market data, and other relevant factors. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission (if applicable to the position). This is Aramark’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of compensation for this position as of the time of posting.

If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and Aramark reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time AND FOR ANY REASON, including, BUT NOT LIMITED TO for reasons related to individual performance, Aramark or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

 

BENEFITS: Aramark offers a wide array of comprehensive benefit programs and services including medical, dental, vision, and work/life resources to our benefits-eligible salary Aramark employees. Additional benefits may include retirement savings plans like 401(k) and paid days off such as parental leave and disability coverage. Salary eligible benefits vary by location and are subject to any legal requirements or limitations, employee eligibility status, and where the employee lives and/or works.

Job Responsibilities

•    Assists Pastry Chef with developing innovative ideas for bakery shop products taking into account client requests, special diets, and customer comments.
•    Ensures all deadlines and deliveries are made on time and of the highest quality.
•    Ensure quality, consistency, and adherence to standards based on Aramark Operation Excellence.
•    Assists Pastry Chef with hiring, disciplining, training, and leading bake shop personnel.
•    Assists and supports chef management team in supervising and coordinating non-bakery related culinary activities.
•    Participation in all culinary daily activities.
•    Interface with vendors and key service users within client organization.
•    Estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food, select and develop recipes, standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality, establish presentation technique and quality standards, and plan and price menus.
•    Ensures proper equipment operation/maintenance and ensures proper safety and sanitation in the kitchen.
•    Oversees special catering events and may also offer instruction and/or demonstrate bakery techniques.

At Aramark, developing new skills and doing what it takes to get the job done make a positive impact for our employees and for our customers. In order to meet our commitments, job duties may change or new ones may be assigned without formal notice.

Qualifications

•    Requires at least 2-3 years in a related position.
•    Requires at least 2-3 years of post-high school education, preferably a culinary degree.
•    Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession.
•    Requires experiential knowledge of management of people and/or problems.
•    Requires verbal, reading, and written communication skills.

•    Requires the ability to work an event based schedule which may include weekends and holidays.

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Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food and facilities in 15 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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