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Pastry Cook

Location: 

Aspen, CO, US, 81611

Property Name:  Dolce Aspen Meadows
Req Id:  14548


Dolce is now seeking a Pastry Cook to join our team at the Dolce Aspen Meadows location in Aspen, Colorado.

Job Summary

The Pastry Cook is responsible for assisting the Executive Pastry Chef in all aspects of pastry production.  He/she is also responsible for controlling food/labor costs, pastry and bread product quality and quantity and coordination of pastry and bread production for banquet and restaurant functions. 

Education & Experience

  • At least 1-3 years of related progressive experience; or a culinary graduate with at least 1 year of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field.
  • Must have knowledge of F&B preparation techniques, health department rules and regulations.

Physical Requirements

  • Long hours sometimes required.
  • Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • In and out of refrigerator/freezer throughout the course of the work day.

General Requirements

  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Participate in M.O.D. coverage as required.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags.
  • Comply with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Fundamental Requirements

  • Work with other F&B and culinary team member 
  • Keep immediate supervisor fully informed of all problems or matters requiring his/her attention.
  • Coordinate and monitor all phases of Loss Prevention in kitchen areas.
  • Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner.
  • Monitor quality of all food product and presentation.
  • Ensure compliance with requisition procedures.
  • Know and enforce all local health department sanitation laws.
  • Check all stations at the end of every shift for proper food storage and sanitation.
  • Supervise preparation, quality, and quantity of all baked items; maintain quality standards within established guidelines.
  • Supervise cleaning and equipment maintenance in Pastry Shop.
  • Maintain safe and sanitary working environment.
  • Operate, teach and supervise operation of all pastry and bread-related appliances, equipment, and preparation techniques.
  • Inspect all food displays to ensure highest level of eye appeal.
  • Remain aware of current market trends and tests new products as they relate to own hotel’s application.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining talented team members who align with our company’s core values. We are proud to reward our full time team members with comprehensive benefit programs and resources which include:

  • Health insurance with HSA and FSA options
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life/AD&D insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability coverage
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays

Participation in any of the benefit plans and programs made available to team members is subject to satisfaction of eligibility requirements.  Wyndham Hotels & Resorts reserves the right to amend or terminate any benefit plan or program at any time in accordance with applicable law.

 

Wage Rate:  $17-20 

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: Dolce Aspen Meadows, 845 Meadows Road, Aspen, Colorado  81611
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

• Bring your best every day

• Put our guests first

• Strive to exceed expectations in all you do

What you can expect from us

• Best-in-class training and career development

• Supportive and engaged team

• Fast paced fun environment

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Through the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.


Nearest Major Market: Colorado