Pastry Sous Chef

Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club

Location: KE - Mount Kenya

21/11/16 03:30
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Pastry Sous Chef

Exceptional service and cuisine are hallmarks of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts dining experience. As Pastry Sous Chef, the creativity and culinary skills you bring to the Pastry team will create spectacular desserts that bring a delectable end to every memorable meal.

Hotel Overview: With magnificent views of majestic Mount Kenya, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort's 120 luxuriously appointed hotel rooms, set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, offer a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

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

* Lead and supervise the qualityquantity of the Pastry department, as well as coordinate the production as it relates to banquet and restaurant functions

* Conduct daily shift briefings to Colleagues in absence of Executive Pastry Chef

* Assist in the development of new dessert, pastry and bread products

* Follow payroll costs and productivity within budgeted guidelines

* Provide training for new Pastry Colleagues

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

* Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards

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

* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

* Previous leadership experience in a Pastry production required

* DiplomaCertification in a Culinary discipline required

* Working knowledge of sugar work/chocolate skills an asset

* Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications 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

Visa Requirements: Eligible to work in Kenya