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Bakery Chef

Newark, NJ- EWR | Full Time
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Job Description

Executive Bakery/Pastry Chef


  • Create a unique menu full of interesting desserts and pastries


  • Assumes 100% responsibility for quality of products prepared


  • Prepares a well-balanced menu that meets the cultural and dietary needs of all OTG guests


  • Know of new developments and emerging pastry making ideas to improve on OTG’s profit making


  • Prepare and follow a daily prep list at the start of each shift


  • Maintains inventory and orders to eliminate product shortages


  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work area including tables, shelves, floors, walls, containers and equipment


  • Highest standards of food product and kitchen sanitation, storage, and handling procedures


  • Ensures that all products and ingredients that are used are purchased following OTG purchasing standards and sustainability commitments


  • Meets and exceeds the expectations of the customer’s perceived value.


  • Represents the company in a courteous, efficient, and friendly manner in all customer, client and employee interactions


  • Interact with customers and resolves customer complaints in a friendly and service oriented manner


  • Ensures that food cost meets budgetary goals each week in all operations by establishing purchasing specifications, product storage and usage requirements and waste control procedures


What we offer:

  • Competitive pay


  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental, plus more


  • Life & Disability


    • Voluntary Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability


  • Flexible Spending Account (FAS)


  • 401k – Company Match Available


  • Paid Vacation


  • An opportunity to grow and learn through personal career development


  • And more!




    Qualifications and Education Requirements




  • Degree from a Culinary Arts Training program or equivalent experience






  • 5 years of experience as a Pastry Chef or Pastry Sous Chef in a multi-unit staff restaurant/production


  • Ability to create new pastries, desserts, and breads that are attractive and palatable for all taste buds


  • Strong International Food Exposure


  • General knowledge and interest in sustainability and sustainable food practices


  • Microsoft Office programs


  • Ability to direct and supervise other members of staff in the kitchen to ensure compliance with organization’s standards


  • Good leadership skills, including good interaction with subordinates and superiors in the organization
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