Pastry Chef- InterContinental Hotel Los Angeles Century City at Beverly Hills

Hotels Clubs and Spas
Food Production/ Kitchen
Americas North and South
Salary Description:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
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Do you see yourself as a Pastry Chef ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. This position has overall responsibility for managing all aspects of the Pastry Kitchen, and supervising the preparation, baking and finishing of desserts, breads and baked foods in accordance with departmental quality standards.

Ideally located on Avenue of the Stars in Century City, the InterContinental Los Angeles Hotel is just minutes away from Beverly Hills and close to LAX airport, Santa Monica and Hollywood. Our property offers 364 elegant guest rooms, including 150 spacious suites, all with private balconies and inspiring panoramic views of the ocean or the Hollywood Hills. Dedicated to providing guests with exceptional service, the InterContinental Los Angeles evokes a unique combination of understated elegance and modern luxury.

In this role you will supervise day-to-day activities of the Pastry Kitchen, communicate objectives, and assign/schedule work and develop, test and cost our new recipes and menu items for the Pastry Shop/Bakery. You will oversee and participate in the preparation of, and check and approve, all food items prepared in the pastry shop and bakery and regularly inspect the quality and quantity of pastry, croissants, breads and other bakery goods for the buffets and for all outside orders.

The Pastry Chef checks daily function sheets and prepare items accordingly while controlling pasty items before they are received by the stores, making sure that they are within that accepted minimum/maximum par stock. He/She will ensure the proper handling, cleanliness and maintenance of the working area and may serve as Manager on Duty or assist with other duties as assigned which includes but is not limited to producing centerpieces for banquets and buffets, setting and presentation of lunch and dinner trolleys etc.<br><br> Qualifications include completion of degree or certificate in culinary arts, plus 5 years experience as a chef, pastry chef, baker or equivalent; or an equivalent combination of education and culinary/kitchen operations experience with specialized training in pastry.

An alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler cards is necessary, as required by local or state government agency. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This job requires ability to perform the following: carrying or lifting items up to 50 pounds, moving about the kitchen, handling food, objects, products and utensils, bending, stooping and kneeling.
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.

Contact Details:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
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Contact: HR Department

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