Baker

New Castle Hotels - Liscomb, NS (7 months ago)

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Breads, rolls, breakfast pastries and other baked goods -- they make people smile. And this is your specialty and your contribution is one which adds to the guest dining and/or banquet experience. You are the Baker. You bring baked goods to life. The hotel relies on you to produce a superior product and you take pride in making it happen, while working safely and staying within budget, knowing how to skillfully determine exactly how much you need to prepare each day according to hotel standard recipes. In the role of Baker , you will:

Be a Team Player -- you are the person to make baked goods happen under the Executive Chef's (or Pastry Chef's) direction, assisting in other areas as needed to make the team succeed.

Be a Baking Expert -- your passion for your trade - including how to prepare all foods safely, to sanitary standards and within budget with limited loss or waste - is an art.

Be a Safety & Security Agent -- following your hotel's established safety and security policies & procedures. Anticipate problems and ask for management assistant as needed.

Requirements

At least 2 years of baking experience in a similar size hotel kitchen operation preferred. A certificate in culinary training or apprenticeship as well as in sanitation standards preferred. The Baker needs artistic talent and full knowledge of baking standards, recipes and food products. Physical requirements include the ability to use various pieces of kitchen equipment efficiently and safely. This job must perform medium work -- exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. The ability to stand for long periods of time without sitting or leaning. The ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach with your body and arms, ability to work under variable temperatures and noise levels. Near Vision - the ability to see details at close range. Must be able to move quickly and agilely if a situation requiring quick assistance arises, and to work long hours as is often required. Must be able to multi task, must possess good communication skills; must be able to convey and understand information and ideas in English.

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