Head Baker

Fairmont Quasar Istanbul

Location: TR - Istanbul

12/11/16 17:30
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Head Baker

Exceptional service and cuisine are hallmarks of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts dining experience. Your leadership, creativity and culinary skills as Head Baker will guide the preparation of our Bakery’s wide assortment of delicious baked goods for the enjoyment of our guests.

Hotel Overview:

Central to shopping, sightseeing, restaurants and bars, and the business district. The green park surrounding the Fairmont Quasar Istanbul, offers breathing space in a dense part of the city. The hotel is about 20 km to Atatürk Airport and in convenient walking distance to metro.

Business and leisure travelers alike will experience the utmost in comfort and luxury at the Fairmont Quasar Istanbul. The 209 luxury guestrooms include 25 Suites, 33 Gold Rooms and 64 Apartments, all elegantly designed for the discerning modern traveler and cuisine that ranges from traditional Turkish to health-conscious to international, guests will find just what they need for the perfect Istanbul experience.

Fitness enthusiasts can enjoy the 2000 sqm, well-equipped Willow Stream Spa and Health Club, during summer, guests can also enjoy our outdoor swimming pool overlooking the Bosphorus.

Summary of Responsibilities:

* Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues

* Ensure daily checks of all mis en place to ensure freshness and quality standards

* Prepare daily production of breads, rolls, muffins and other baked goods according to standard recipes

* Inspect product for quality and consistency during and after baking

* Review production schedules to determine variety and quantity of goods to bake

* Monitor inventory of supplies and order stock based on daily and weekly requirements

* Complete production sheets needed for the daily operation

* Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment

* Maintain consistency for all items leaving the Bake Shop

* Follow Kitchen policies, procedures and service standards

* Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage

* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

* Previous experience in a Bakery required

* Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent preferred

* DiplomaCertification in a Culinary discipline preferred

* 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