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AM Pastry Production Cook

Union Square Events (640 West 28th Street NY, NY)
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Job Description

 

Union Square Hospitality Group is seeking an AM Pastry Production Cook to join the team at Union Square Events!

 

Union Square Hospitality Group is seeking an AM Pastry Production Cook to join the team at Union Square Events!

 

This is a great opportunity to learn the full sphere of pastry!

 

We are looking for full time AM Production Pastry Cooks with a passion for desserts, great attitude, work hard and a desire to learn. You will have the opportunity for learn everything from Viennoiserie, ice cream, plated dessert to chocolate work and wedding cakes.

 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective Time Management 
  • Passion for learning and growing 
  • Emotional Self Awareness under pressure 
  • Punctual and reliable attendance 
  • Ability to follow menus, recipes and complete basic  mathematical calculations
  • Excited to work within a team environment
  • Able to lift 50 pounds and stand for 8+ hours
  • Flexibility in schedule
 

 

Skills & Requirements

Skills/Requirements

  • Comfort in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Understanding of professional baking, pastry, and knife handling skills
  • Desire to learn multiple facets of the vast realm of baking and pastry arts
  • Knowledge and understanding of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures
  • Good communication skills; ability to understand and follow written and verbal instruction and directions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Enjoy working in a team atmosphere with the ability to be comfortable taking initiative when working alone
  • Manage self calmly and effectively under pressure

 

 

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 (yes! even as an hourly employee!)
  • 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

 

Qualifications

Union Square Events (USE) is the catering and venue hospitality business from Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG). Based in Manhattan's Hudson Yards, USE creates experiences to savor that are rooted in USHG's 30-year heritage of culinary excellence and Enlightened Hospitality. Through collaborations with a diverse portfolio of best in class clients and business partners, USE produces one-of-a-kind catered events and unparalleled dining experiences within a variety of cultural, corporate and entertainment venues throughout New York City.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.