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Pastry Team Member
Brand: Daily Provisions
Req#: 516982
# of Positions: 3
Updated: 12/09/2019
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Daily Provisions (103 East 19th Street NY, NY)
Category: BOH Pastry
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Job Description


Make a meaningful impact as a Pastry Team Member at Daily Provisions!

Founded by CEO Danny Meyer with the opening of Union Square Cafe in 1985, Union Square Hospitality Group has created some of New York’s most beloved restaurants, cafes, and bars such as Gramercy Tavern, Maialino, The Modern, Marta and Porchlight to name a few!

The Pastry Team Member works closely with the Pastry Chef of Daily Provisions, as well as with the Production Manager, Sous Chefs, and other Managers to ensure that we offer a consistently pastry and bread program. Through inspirational leadership and attention to detail, they motivate the pastry and bread team to execute food beyond expectation at all locations, with extra attention given to maintaining the quality of the cruller. The Pastry Team Member visits other locations to help train new team members on cruller production, and to check in on quality and consistency. They float menu ideas to the Pastry Chef to help ensure that we are constantly improving our offerings throughout the seasons. The Pastry Supervisor is a new Manager-in-Training position who leads the team when no Managers are present. They are the most senior line-level staff member, acting as the lead trainer in their area when new employees are hired. The Pastry Supervisor models excellence for all line-level employees and supports management in any and all daily tasks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Able to operate all aspects of the pastry and bread programs. Continuously provides support to pastry and baking staff by actively participating in prep and baking when necessary
  • Supports the team (Hospitality and Kitchen) whenever needed (e.g, call-outs, catering, etc.)
  • Holds the pastry and bread team accountable to following all recipes and specifications as set forth by the Pastry Chef, including standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards, and ingredients
  • Has intimate knowledge of Department of Health standards and uses them as a guide to keep kitchen spaces tidy, and to hold the team accountable
  • Holds the team accountable to set up/break down of the pastry kitchen
  • Upholds a deep cleaning schedule of the back-of-house areas
  • Maintains a clean and stocked workplace, kitchen area, storage area, and walk-in
  • Works with the Pastry Chef and other managers in order to maintain the appropriate amount of product in house, avoiding unexpected 86's as much as possible
  • Covers Pastry Chef’s days off by completing ordering, production list, and other managerial tasks

As a valued member of our team, your compensation will include the following benefits:

  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support

What You Bring to the Table

  • Commitment to embodying our Family Values of:
    • Integrity- Doing the right things always- using sound judgment- even when no one is looking
    • Excellence- Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done
    • Hospitality- Doing all that can be done for others- and more than is expected- in thoughtful ways that let people know you are on their side
    • Entrepreneurial Spirit- Seeing opportunities others haven’t- and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first
  • 3+ years of experience in kitchens and/or service in a restaurant
  • NYCDOH Food Handlers License
  • Kitchen Operations knowledge (flow of goods, cleaning supply usage, equipment usage, time management)
  • Problem-solving and delegation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ideally in two or more languages
  • Bachelors or Culinary Degree preferred
  • Able to accommodate a flexible schedule
  • Able to lift 50 pounds and multitask effectively

Daily Provisions will proudly operate under Hospitality Included, USHG’s non-tipping pay structure and career progression model. Hospitality Included acts to close the wage disparity between the BOH and FOH, while keeping the FOH whole. Hospitality Included provides a career progression model that activates growth levels within each position, for our team members to advance both financially and professionally.

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