Pastry Chef – The St. Regis Toronto – Canada

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Job Number 1900108Q
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location The St. Regis Toronto| 325 Bay Street| Toronto| Ontario| Canada

Brand St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management
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The St. Regis brand first established luxury hospitality more than 110 years
ago| with the opening of the St. Regis New York. From the moment John Jacob
Astor IV opened the doors of his Beaux-Arts masterpiece on New York’s Fifth
Avenue| St. Regis has stood as a symbol of uncompromising elegance and bespoke
service. Today| with more than 40 of the best addresses around the world| St.
Regis is a place where trends are born| boundaries are broken and guests can
simply live exquisite. We invite you to explore careers at St. Regis.

JOB SUMMARY

Exhibits creative baking and decorating talents by personally performing tasks
while leading the staff in preparing quality and consistent pastries for all
areas. Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while
maintaining the operating budget. Leads development and training of team to
improve results while maintaining standards. Must ensure sanitation and food
standards are achieved.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the culinary| food and
beverage| or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts| Hotel and
Restaurant Management| or related major; 2 years experience in the culinary|
food and beverage| or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Leading Pastry Culinary Team

• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead| influence| and
encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making;
demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

• Supervises and manages employees. Manages all day-to-day operations.
Understands employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees|
absence.

• Encourages and builds mutual trust| respect| and cooperation among team
members.

• Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.

• Ensures and maintains the productivity level of employees.

• Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.

• Establishes and maintains open| collaborative relationships with employees
and ensures employees do the same within the team.

• Solicits employee feedback| utilizes an |open door| policy and reviews
employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or
concerns.

• Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests
based on required specifications.

• Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food
preparation.

Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met

• Develops| designs| or creates new applications| ideas| relationships|
systems| or products| including artistic contributions.

• Recognizes superior quality products| presentations and flavor.

• Maintains food preparation handling and correct storage standards.

• Maintains purchasing| receiving and food storage standards.

• Supports procedures for food & beverage portion and waste controls.

• Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.

• Supervises pastry preparation shift operations and ensures compliance with
all Food & Beverage policies| standards and procedures.

• Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

• Prepares and cooks foods of all types| either on a regular basis or for
special guests or functions.

• Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards
are met.

• Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative
food displays.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and
retention.

• Manages day-to-day operations| ensuring the quality| standards and meeting
the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.

• Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand
guest needs| providing guidance| feedback| and individual coaching when
needed.

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

• Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses
on continuous improvement.

• Strives to improve service performance.

Maintaining Culinary Goals

• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals| budget goals| team
goals| etc.

• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize| organize| and accomplish
your work.

• Trains employees in safety procedures and supervises their ability to follow
loss prevention policies to prevent accidents and control costs.

• Purchases appropriate supplies and manage inventories according to budget.

Supports Training and Development Activities

• Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to
Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer
Review Process.

• Participates in training staff on menu items including ingredients|
preparation methods and unique tastes.

• Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service| operational needs and
financial objectives are met.

• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.

• Assists as needed in the interviewing and hiring of employee team members
with appropriate skills.

Additional Responsibilities

• Provides information to supervisors| co-workers| and subordinates by
telephone| in written form| e-mail| or in person.

• Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and
solve problems.

• Brings issues to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources
as necessary.

• Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

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