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Property Name
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Job Title
Culinary - Pastry Cook 1
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
Bonus Pay
Position Categories
Cook, Cook - Prep

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess - OUR PHILOSOPHY

If anything truly defines Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, it is the value we attach to lasting memories. Building upon a century of experience as hoteliers has endowed us with a rich tradition of hospitality. We offer experiences that are authentically local, in hotels and resorts of unrivalled presence. And genuine hospitality is achieved when engaging service and attention to detail elevate each stay into cherished memory.

Job Details

Pastry Cook I

Exceptional service and cuisine are hallmarks of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts dining experience. Your leadership, creativity and culinary skills as a Pastry Cook will guide the preparation of our Pastry Kitchens wide assortment of delicious baked goods for the enjoyment of our guests.

Hotel Overview :

Picture a shimmering oasis overlooking the Sonoran Desert and the McDowell mountains - Fairmont Scottsdale Princess offers luxury and world class hospitality with over 200,000 square feet of meeting space. This award-winning meetings resort recently opened 102 new guest rooms in June 2016, bringing the total number of rooms to 750. In conjunction with the guest room expansion, the resort is creating three dynamic new outdoor venues for groups: Sunset Beach, the Great Lawn and a new western town, Copper Canyon. The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess was recently recognized with the AAA Five Diamond rating for its 25th year, making it one of the longest running AAA Five Diamond Resorts in the America’s. The only thing missing is you!


To report to and the Executive Pastry Chef and assist the pastry team in the coordination of all desserts and bakery items prepared. To assist in the preparation of Bread, Rolls, Breakfast Pastries, and other baked goods for the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Guest, outlets and banquet functions. To uphold and assure compliance with all company and departmental policies and procedures


To assist in the preparation and baking of dough, cookies, muffins, dough, sponges, custards, meringues, mousse, icing, and other pastries. Able to store and handle all baked goods.


Assist with the set up of banquet functions, outlet orders, and breakfast production.


Monitor and maintain sanitation standards. Monitor and maintain safety standards


Completes task as assigned by supervisor


knowledge of custards, cookies, mousse, sponges, meringues, and icings.


Knowledge of mixing methods; creaming, whipping, folding.


Knowledge of finishing methods and techniques.


Basic celebration cake building and icing.


Knowledge of various dough.


Basic knife skills for chopping, cutting, dicing, etc.


Understanding of basic Pastry Kitchen terminology.

Job Requirements

* Adhere to Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Grooming Guidelines. Click here to view:

* Two to Four Years of Previous Experience in a Pastry Production Kitchen and/or Restaurant Experience

* Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset

* Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

* Highly responsible & reliable

* Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment

* Ability to work cohesively as part of a team

* Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

* Constant standing and walking throughout shift

* Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs

* Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling

* Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

* Can work outside in extreme Heat and in Extreme Cold

* Can work in Wet conditions, Odor, Noise, and Stressful conditions

Visa Requirements: Proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required.