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AM Pastry Production Cook

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

 

Make an impact as an AM Pastry Production Cook at Union Square Events!

 

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!


We are looking for full time AM Production Pastry Cook with a passion for desserts, great attitude, hard worker 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.

 

As an important member of our team, you’ll receive:

  • 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
  • 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   
  • 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
  • Enjoy working in a team atmosphere with the ability to be comfortable taking initiative when working alone
Skills & Requirements 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.