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Gjelina Group PASTRY COOK / BAKER in New York, New York

PASTRY COOK / BAKER

Salary Range DOE: Min $20 - Max$24

Reports to:

Chef de Cuisine

Head Baker/Pastry

Department:

Kitchen, Pastry Team

Position Classification:

FLSA Non-Exempt, Hourly Employee

Job Responsibilities:

This position will be responsible for preparing a wide variety of goods such as scones, desserts, cakes, cookies, pies, bread etc. following traditional and modern recipes

Report for duty on time and ensure you use the time clock to check in and out. Manage your time including taking rest and meal breaks in compliance with New York Labor Law. Keep Manager informed when you leave the station.
Follows recipes according to guidelines
Prepares all pastry items, as well as breads
Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as directed by the Chef
Collaborate with the Chefs to create new and exciting desserts according to the season.
Restocks all items as needed throughout shift
Cleans and maintains station in practicing good safety, sanitation, organizational skills
Has understanding and knowledge to properly use and maintain all equipment in station
Helps with other kitchen duties assigned by the Chefs to ensure all department needs are met.
Commitment to quality service. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor / manager

Required Skills/Qualifications:

Flexible schedule
1 to 2 years or related experience
Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills
Ability to take direction
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure
Must have problem solving abilities, be self-motivated, and organized
Previous baking/pastry experience
Understanding of basic cooking skills, knife handling, and safety.
Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure
Ability to work with speed and efficiency and longevity
Willingness to learn
Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

Ability to use all relevant items of equipment
Understanding, knowledge, and ability to comply with safety, sanitation and food handling procedures
Ability to prioritize work activities, provide accurate information and assistance to any management or colleagues' request in a timely and courteous manner
Ability to keep calm when faced with any unusual situations
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job
Physical Demands/Working Environment

Able to walk and stand for long periods of time (8 - 12 hours)
Must be able to move, pull, push, carry or lift of up to 50 pounds on occasion and 30 pounds regularly
Must be able to seize, grasp, turn and hold objects with hands regularly and in frequent or repetitive motions
Must be able to reach items at varying height levels (on shelves, on ground, etc.)
Occasionally kneel, bend, crouch and climb as required
Must be able to work in conditions of environmental exposure to cold, heat, and water
Able to work in a fast-paced environment

Other Requirements:

Sexual Harassment Training
Must understand how to abide by the rules of the Department of Health related to Food Service.
EOE

THE GJELINA GROUP HAS CREATED A CLIMATE OF PURPOSEFUL INCLUSION, AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE ALL CAN FEEL AFFIRMED,SAFE, VALUED AND GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO THRIVE WITHIN THE COMPANY. WE APPRECIATE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THE DIVERSITY OF HUMANITY,A DIVERSITY WHICH INCLUDES DIFFERENCES IN ,SEX,AGE,RACE,ETHNICITY AND NATIONAL ORIGIN,RANGE OF ABILITIES,SEXUAL ORIENTATION,GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, FINANCIAL MEANS, EDUCATION AND POLITICAL PERSPECTIVE. THESE BELIEF AND PRACTICES APPLY TO ALL OF THE ACTIVITIES OF OUR BUSINESS INCLUDING DECISIONS FOR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES OR EMPLOYMENT.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/2615225-722226

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