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Pastry Chef

Department: Production - Pastry
Store Location: Downtown - NYC

PASTRY CHEF

Founded in Italy in 2007, Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace. At Eataly, you can Eat a meal at restaurants or quick-service counters, Shop for the ingredients, and Learn through classes and tastings. Eat Better, Live Better! Eataly is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

JOB OVERVIEW

The Pastry Chef oversees the production of all pastries for an Eataly, including: Italian pasticcini, cakes, desserts, cookies, candies and other dolci. Directly reports to the Executive Chef and functionally reports to the Pastry Quality Head; manages a pastry team of about 10 employees.

  • Supervises and participates in the production of all pastry items for Eataly’s counters and restaurant
  • Manages the pastry team: hires; schedules; submits payroll; provides feedback and motivation; trains on Italian pastry production, principles and practices; coaches and counsels; handles terminations
  • Verifies all foods prepared meet quality standards in terms of portion size, flavor, texture and consistency
  • Produces decorative centerpieces and special orders
  • Orders and requisitions all supplies for the pastry shop
  • Communicates with the Executive Chef and Pastry Quality Head on new recipes 
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary food production area according to Department of Health standard
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5-7 years of experience in a high-volume pastry preparation position
  • Knowledge of Italian pastries and techniques
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Degree from a post-secondary culinary/pastry arts training program preferred but not required

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends
  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 6 hours and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work with commercial bake shop equipment including stand mixers, ovens, torches, etc.
  • Food Handler’s License

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance and Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off, 401K with company match, Commuter Benefits and Plum Benefits
  • Free staff lunch daily and discounts at Eataly
  • Fun staff classes on products and Italian cuisine

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