The Baker Assistant assists in the daily production of specialty baked goods at Paradise Inn including pastries and desserts. Assist Lead Baker by preparing ingredients, following recipes, baking items, and keeping the kitchen clean and orderly. Prepare and bake food items such as pastries, doughs, fillings, cakes, pies, custards, and breads according to recipes, daily menus, and supervisor instructions. Assemble and maintain Sunday Brunch dessert station under direction of supervisor. Maintain assigned foods at sufficient quantities while minimizing production waste. Assist in maintaining kitchen sanitation and equipment cleaning schedule. Adhere to food safety guidelines including ServSafe and HACCP. Attend and participate in safety meetings. Performs such other related duties as directed or required.
High School Diploma/G.E.D. equivalent required; Culinary school diploma preferred.
Three months professional or culinary school baking experience strongly preferred; hotel or national park experience preferred.
Possess or be able to successfully complete ServSafe certification.
Possess basic knowledge of culinary terms and practices; able to prepare baked items by following recipes.
Able to follow directions to appropriately compensate for high altitude baking
Strong customer service abilities; actively looks for ways to assist customers and coworkers. Ability to recognize when a problem has occurred and communicate it to management. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit. Bend, lift, carry, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment. Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 15 lbs. regularly, 20-25 lbs. frequently, and up to 40 lbs. occasionally. Ability to stand for the entire work day. Climbing steps regularly. Withstanding temperature extremes in freezer, refrigerator walk-in and grill areas. Reading and writing work-related documents in English. Speech recognition and clarity, including the ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers and the ability to speak clearly so that you can be understood by customers and co-workers in English. Able to read and write work-related documents in English. Constantly communicates and receives verbal communication with other employees in fast-paced kitchen. Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties. Typical professional kitchen equipment (knife, range, oven, mixer, etc.) Required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used: goggles, gloves, cut glove. Associated topics: catering, chief chef, corporate kitchen, deli chef, executive, grill chef, pastry, prep chef, restaurant assistant chef, sushi
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