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Pastry Chef

 

Exceptional service and cuisine are hallmarks of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts dining experience. As Pastry Chef, your leadership, creativity and culinary skills will inspire your team to create spectacular desserts that bring every meal to a memorable (and delectable) end.
Hotel Overview:  If creating memories and being part of an exceptional guest experience appeals to you, perhaps you would be interested in joining the outstanding team of hospitality professionals at Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown. Located in Washington’s fashionable West End, Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown surrounds you with comfort and luxury. The perfect hotel for either business or leisure travel, Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown offers spacious guestrooms and the brilliant colors of nature found in the hotel’s central garden courtyard.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow colleagues
Lead and manage the qualityquantity of the Pastry department, as well as coordinate the production as it relates to banquet and restaurant functions
Develop new dessert, pastry and bread products
Maintaining payroll costs and productivity within budgeted guidelines
To assist in the recruitment and training of all new Pastry Cooks
Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
Follow outlet policies, procedures and service standards
Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications:
Extensive leadership experience in a Pastry department required
DiplomaCertification in a Culinary discipline required
Working knowledge of sugar work/chocolate skills an asset
Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
Highly responsible & reliable
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Visa Requirements: Must possess legal authorization to work in U.S.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you’ll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

To apply for this job please visit www.fairmontcareers.com.