Miami Beach, Florida

A beloved hotel with an enviable oceanfront location is now even better, following a $50 million renovation. Our newly redesigned Loews Miami Beach Hotel includes all-new touchpoints throughout the property. Welcome to a South Beach Icon, Reimagined.

This position is responsible for maintaining, setting up, producing food and controlling quality of all food items prepared in the pastry department.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Reports directly to the Pastry Chef and Sous Chef
  • Report to cook II and cook I if any of the above is absent.
  • Prepares all volume food inters according to standard recipes and specifications to ensure consistency of product
  • Must adhere to control procedures for cost/quality
  • Checks and controls the proper storage an rotation of product, checking on portion control to maintain a quality product
  • Practice inventory controls, including the preparation of and pick up of item from the storeroom
  • Stores all food in refrigerated boxes including covers, labels and dates
  • Cleaning of walk-ins, reach-in boxes, to ensure all equipment in working areas is clean and sanitary and in proper working condition, in order to comply with health department regulations
  • Maintains area in a clean condition at all times
  • Will be required to work varying schedules that reflect the business needs of the hotel
  • All other duties that are assigned


Supporting Functions and Responsibilities
  • Notifies immediate supervisors promptly and fully of all problems or unusual matters of significance
  • Is polite, friendly, and helpful to all guests, management and fellow employees
  • Attends all appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions
  • Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area
  • Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards
  • Complies with required safety regulations and procedures
  • Complies with hotel standards, policies and rules
  • Recycles whenever possible
  • Remains current with hotel information and changes
  • Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standards


Qualifications
  • Basic knowledge on mixing techniques, recipe preparation, piping, cake building, decorating
  • Basic knowledge on mousses, custards and sauces
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks and difficult situations
  • Knowledge of operating all kitchen/pastry equipment, "mixers, tilt skillets, ice cream machine"
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Must be able to obtain Food Handler's Card
  • Ability to bend, stoop, stand, lift 50 pounds and push carts weighing up to 200 pounds
  • Ability to speak, read and write English
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays


Education:
  • Entry level position after culinary school graduation (High school diploma required)


Experience:
  • Minimum of 1 year's experience in hotel/pastry shop with a good working knowledge of the fundamentals of pastry and baking, accepted standards of sanitation

Miami Beach, Florida

Loews Hotels & Co was founded in 1946 and continues to own and operate hotels and resorts in the United States and Canada. Headquartered in New York City, hotel destinations include Annapolis, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Chicago O'Hare, Hollywood, Miami Beach, Minneapolis, Montreal, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle, and Tucson Loews Hotels & Co operates as a subsidiary of Loews Corporation (NYSE: L). WHO WE ARE: We are a dedicated team focused on allowing our guests to flourish when they are with us. From our most senior of management, to our newest team members, we are all forged of the same hospitality DNA. That defining characteristic is a willingness and commitment to offer comfort, care, and everything in us to all who come through our doors. 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. We promote social responsibility by being a good neighbor in the communities in which we reside. At Loews Hotels & Co, we seek to create a dynamic culture that makes work interesting, challenging, fulfilling and fun. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Loews Hotels and Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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