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Pastry Cook - PLANTA Fort Lauderdale

Company: PLANTA Restaurants
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description PLANTA is building a team of inclusive, strategic and dynamic individuals that embody a leadership style that promotes equity, productivity and workplace satisfaction. Our mission is to MAKE AN IMPACT. We achieve this through our dynamic team composed of champions across all realms of the hospitality industry - from creative and marketing to culinary, beverage and beyond creating the ultimate guest experience. Our love for hospitality extends further than our dedication to creating amazing guest experiences; it---s our duty to develop our team of professionals to become the next industry leaders; it---s our quest to find the finest ingredients; it---s our social responsibility to become a more sustainable organization every day. What you will find at PLANTA is passion without pretense; a unique group that loves coming to work every day, shouts good morning, rolls up their sleeves and works together to create innovative techniques to redefine hospitality. PASTRY COOK Reporting to the Chef de Cuisine, the Pastry Cook will be responsible for their station from prepping, cleaning, and cooking food as per recipe standards while maintaining a sanitized work area. The successful individual is passionate about the culinary industry and creating memorable dishes for our guests. WHAT'S ON YOUR PLATE: Champions the brand---s vision and values and contribute to a culture of positivity and high standards where all employees CHASE perfection in everything they do Create an environment that is warm, welcoming and filled with positivity for guests and employees Uphold our standards at all times and treat everyone with courtesy and respect Create mouth-watering pastries that elicit a wow factor from our customers Bake treats, fancy cakes and delicious breads Assist in creating new and exciting recipes that are seasonal and contemporary Strong ability to follow current recipes Monitor stocks for baking ingredients and make appropriate orders within budget Check quality of material and condition of equipment and devices used for cooking Ability to properly manage your time and delegate tasks to kitchen staff Remain current with food safety standards Promote and maintain a clean and safe work area at all times INGREDIENTS YOU'LL BRING TO THE TABLE: Fully understand and embody PLANTA---s can-do attitude, demonstrating a level of passion and dedication where no task is beneath you. 2 years experience as pastry cook, baker or relevant role preferred Plant-based, vegan or vegetarian experience is an asset Working knowledge of baking with ingredient limitations such as gluten free or sugarless items and ability to substitute accordingly Ability to measure correctly, proper mixing and blending skills are required Understand the basics of design with the creative ability to create visually appealing pastries Strong attention to detail and maintaining a clean and organized work space is essential Ability to follow recipes and create new and innovative desserts that appeal to our customers Strong leadership skills and the ability to properly manage your time while coordinating with other employees of the kitchen staff Exude positivity and possess a welcoming and enthusiastic can-do attitude Excellent communication skills Ability to work independently as well as within a team Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment Results-oriented and impeccably organized Strong attention to detail Have extensive knowledge on cooking temperatures and general food safety regulations Culinary degree/diploma and/or the equivalent in education and experience is an asset Full time flexible hours are required (days, nights, weekends, holidays) WHY YOU'LL LOVE WHAT YOU DO WITH PLANTA: Opportunities to grow and develop your career with our ever growing company Mentorship and guidance by top hospitality professionals in the city Employee discounts for ClassPass and Equinox Memberships Medical and dental benefits for eligible employees Discounted Pet Insurance Available 50% Discounts at all full service PLANTA wide concepts Shift meal provided At PLANTA we do not tolerate any form of discrimination in the workplace, including during the recruitment stages. As such, all applications are viewed by our diverse recruitment team that uses a holistic and equitable approach. PLANTA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations in accordance with the Americas with Disabilities Act during the application process are available upon request.

Keywords: PLANTA Restaurants, Fort Lauderdale , Pastry Cook - PLANTA Fort Lauderdale, Hospitality & Tourism , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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