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Pastry Chef

Location: 

Napa, CA, US

Property Name:  Dolce Silverado
Req Id:  15494

Dolce is now seeking a Pastry Chef to join our team at the Dolce Silverado location in NapaCalifornia.

Job Summary

The Executive Pastry Chef is responsible for control of food/labor costs, pastry and bread product quality/quantity, and coordination of pastry and bread production for banquet and restaurant functions.  He/she is also responsible for maintaining payroll/productivity within budgeted guidelines, developing new dessert/pastry/bread products for outlets and banquets, and maintaining quality/cost control.

Education & Experience

  • A 2-year, 3-year or 4-year culinary degree and at least 4 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field.
  • Previous supervisor responsibility is required.
  • Must have knowledge of F&B preparation techniques, health department rules and regulations, liquor laws 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.

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 managers and keep them informed of F&B issues as they arise.
  • 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.
  • Assist in preparation of required reports, including (but not limited to) Wage Progress, payroll, revenue, employee Schedules, quarterly actions plans.
  • Oversee all aspects of the daily operation of the pastry production areas.
  • Respond to guest complaints in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with SOP’s in all outlets.
  • Ensure compliance with requisition procedures.
  • Conduct staff performance reviews in accordance with Wyndham standards.
  • Know and enforce all local health department sanitation laws.
  • Check food purchases for proper ordering, quality and price structure.
  • Check daily function contracts for all pastry and bread related food requirements.
  • Schedule pastry and bread production staff based on business demand.
  • 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.
  • Inspects all food displays to ensure highest level of eye appeal.
  • Remain aware of current market trends and tests new products as they apply to own hotel.

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 Silverado1600 Atlas Peak RoadNapaCalifornia  94558
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: Napa