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We have an exciting opportunity for a Pastry Sous Chef to join our DO&CO Family in Boston! What we offer: Weekly Pay Cycle Health Care + 401K. Full time employees are eligible for full benefits; Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance 401k with up to 3% company match for most locations and employees Free on-site employee parking A wonderful workplace to call home, events and fun colleagues Free on-site cafeteria with hot and healthy meals A business where you can have a real impact, we’re not afraid of new ideas! Genuine career development opportunities, both nationally and internationally The opportunity to work with and represent one of the most innovative players in the luxury global gourmet entertainment market A day as a Pastry Sous Chef: Assist in managing day-to-day pastry operations and pastry team. Execute Daily Food Service, Quality, Technique, Portion, Presentation and Cost Control. Examine the freshness of ingredients and participate in food tastings. Standardize Production Recipes to ensure consistent quality. Ensure there is no shortages or discrepancies in products or ingredients and inform the Executive Chef accordingly. Manage, motivate, and train pastry team and enforce compliance and issue disciplinary as needed. Participate in the growth of overall catering: Cost, Quality, Presentation, and Innovation. Ensure production processes, quality standards and deadlines are met. Ensure products always meet the meal specifications and the utmost quality standards. Support the Executive Pastry Chef with catering proposals, creativity, cost control, reports, schedule. Ensure availability of kitchen personnel based on business needs. Ensure that appropriate Maintenance and Safety Standards are followed and that kitchen team strictly adheres to state and federal regulations when it comes to food storage, handling and preparation and other safety and sanitation codes involving culinary utensils, kitchen equipment and overall cleanliness. Maintain Culinary Excellence Standards. Train, motivate and manage kitchen personnel and supervise culinary activities as assigned. Identify new pastry techniques and presentations. Responsible for understanding the company’s business, goals, culture and challenges. Guarantee credibility to the culinary functions through professional qualifications, experience, leadership, and highest levels of efficiency. Analyse trends, root causes and look for opportunities to improve work environment. Ensure compliance with all policies, practices, and regulations. Provide coaching and trainings to support staff. Conduct meetings with Union Representative as needed. Create and maintain reports as requested by and for management. In case you don’t know who we are: We have a passion for hospitality culinary delights on every banquet floor and in the sky. With the three business segments of Airline Catering, International Event Catering, and Restaurants, Lounges & Hotels, we offer gourmet entertainment all over the world. We operate in 32 locations, 12 countries and 3 Continents, maintaining the highest standard of quality in both our products and services. We refine the classics, develop the unknown and grow constantly – sometimes beyond our own expectations. Who you are: Excellent interpersonal skills that build trust and instil confidence. Detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated. Ability to deal with heavy workload, work in a team as well as independently, in a fast-paced environment. Ability to accurately monitor and reduce wastage. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with staff in different functions and levels. Must be able to perform with a sense of urgency and a hands-on approach to kitchen needs. Must complete assign tasks within the given time and meet kitchen ready deadlines. Must have flexible availability. HACCP Knowledge. Minimum of 4 years’ culinary experience in a high-volume, full-service kitchens managing at least a team of 5 members. An Associate’s Degree in Pastry Arts. Mastery of baking techniques and knowledge of current catering industry trend. Diversity & Inclusion Statement DO & CO provides equal employment opportunities. Applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other protected characteristic.
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