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Loews Hotel 1000
Loews Hotel 1000
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Pastry Cook

Position Summary

Loews Hotel 1000 consists of 120 guest rooms, approximately 12,000 square feet of meeting space, a full-service spa, virtual Golf Club, and a new seafood restaurant concept emerging September 2017. The property is located in the heart of downtown Seattle, steps from the waterfront along Elliott Bay, and conveniently centered near Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, the business district and lively and historic Pioneer Square.

Job Description - 

Prepares desserts and other specialty baked items for use in the restaurants and banquet areas. Bakes fresh breads, pastries, cakes, pies etc. Decorates cakes and other specialty desserts.

Combines raw ingredients according to established standardized recipes, to produce; baked products for inclusion in various desserts, pies, pastries and specialty confections

Uses various fruits, candies, sauces and confectionery products to decorate baked items thereby producing desserts and pastries, pies and confections which are unique and unusual

Plates and presents desserts in an artistic and esthetically appealing manner, designed to create a desire for the item

Works with Executive Chef to develop/create new and imaginative desserts and pastries which will enhance the image of the Hotels culinary reputation

Reviews all Banquet Event Orders and F&B forecasts to obtain information necessary to estimate demand

Orders necessary bulk ingredients to provide for estimated demand. Ensures that sufficient quantities of various ingredients are available to produce high quality, finished products at the time they are needed

Receives and inspects all bulk ingredients, ensuring that all products received are fresh and of the quality/grade ordered

Stores all ingredients properly, according to established governmental food safety standards

Follows all sanitation guidelines to prevent cross contamination of raw products and eliminate potential for bacterial growth and resulting food borne illness

Properly rotates stored goods to minimize waste due to spoilage and ensure that products in storage are fresh at all times

Uses all mixing and baking equipment and tools in a safe manner according to manufacturers recommendations

Maintains cleanliness of work area and equipment

Reports equipment malfunctions and/or safety/sanitation problems to supervisor

Other duties as assigned

General Responsibility - 
Promotes and applies teamwork skills at all times
Notifies appropriate individual promptly and fully of problems and/or unusual matters of significance
Is polite, friendly, and helpful to guests, management and fellow employees
Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards
Complies with required safety regulations and procedures
Attends appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions
Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area
Complies with hotel standards, policies and rules
Recycles whenever possible
Remains current with hotel information and changes
Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standards



Required Skills and Experience

Required Skills & Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent

2 + years as a Working Pastry Cook/Baker in a high volume upscale hotel or freestanding restaurant operation with banquet facilities

Exceptional knowledge of high quality, upscale pastry and dessert preparation and presentation

Thorough knowledge and understanding of bakery products, ingredients, equipment and techniques

Ability to create artistically and aesthetically appealing pastries and desserts

Ability to stand, bend, stoop repetitively for entire shift

Able to lift and carry 50 pounds

Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays 

1000 First Avenue
Seattle, WA, US
Work Permit:
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
About Loews Hotels

Loews Hotels is a vibrant collection of one-of-a-kind hotels with distinct personalities. Each hotel and resort offers high-quality accommodations, impressive surroundings, personalized service, and thoughtful amenities for a luxurious guest experience. As a company we care about our guests, our community and our team members.

Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels manages properties in most major markets in the U.S. and Canada. Each property goes beyond Four Diamond standards to provide guests with a supremely comfortable, uniquely local travel experience at a great value. Loews Hotels boast prime locations in the cities of New York, Washington DC, Denver, Los Angeles, Nashville, Philadelphia, Annapolis, Montreal, and Quebec City, as well as world-renowned vacation destinations such as Miami's South Beach, Universal Orlando, New Orleans, Tucson, and California's Coronado Island. Loews has established some of the industry's most innovative and successful travel programs, including Loews Loves Kids for families and Loews Loves Pets for discerning animals on the road.

At Loews Hotels, our team members' commitment to our guests and dedication to our communities is cherished. We seek genuine individuals who are able to engage and delight our guests by providing Four Diamond AND MORE service. We invest in training and development opportunities for all team members, so they may grow and develop as individuals. We embrace diversity at our core and offer the opportunity for all team members to reach their potential as professionals. At Loews Hotels, we seek to create a dynamic culture that makes work interesting, challenging, fulfilling and fun.

As part of our commitment to our team members, Loews Hotels is proud to offer competitive compensation and benefit plans tailored to each marketplace. These include:

  • Pay that meets or exceeds area standards
  • Retirement (401-K) and incentive plans
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Holiday and vacation pay
  • Team member assistance plans
  • Career development programs
  • Tuition reimbursement programs

Loews Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work culture, M/F/D/V