We are continually seeking talented individuals with previous experience in the hospitality industry to join our full and part-time personnel. Resumes and cover letters can be submitted to Human Resources via e-mail to email@example.com.
PM Pastry Cook
Great Performances, New York City's most exciting event/catering group, seeks an experienced, talented, ambitious and responsible Pastry Cook to join our pastry department in our production kitchen. We are looking for individuals with a high energy level and the ability to work well in a team environment.
The candidate must be able to assemble and decorate cakes, tarts, truffles, cookies, etc., and provide quality service in pastry production in accordance with guided specifications while paying detailed attention to color, taste, texture, portion size and overall appearance as well as maintaining organization, cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment. The candidate must have good organizational skills and ability to multitask.
A minimum of two year kitchen experience in pastry is required
Ability to lift 50lbs and stand for at least 8 hours
Familiarity with the Spanish language is preferred
Must be able to work from 4pm to 12 am, from Tuesday through Saturday
This position also requires the candidate to be flexible in their availability to be scheduled for work; due to business demands, weekend availability may be required and schedules may vary.
Please submit your resume via Craigslist with PM Pastry Cook in the subject line. Please include your work related references. You must be able to provide documentation showing that you are legally eligible to work in the United States. No phone calls please.
Prep Cook/Line Cook
Great Performances, New York's premier catering, event and food service company, seeks a Prep Cook/Line Cook for our Kitchen. We are looking for an individual with a high energy level and the ability to work well in a team environment.
You must be able to prepare food, emphasizing quality, appearance, speed and proper portioning. Perform kitchen maintenance and sanitation according to policy standards. Strong knife skills are essential.
3+ years of kitchen experience with basic prepping skills as specified.
Ability to lift 50lbs and standing for at least 8 hours.
Food Handling Certificate a plus.
If interested submit your resume via e-mail with "Prep/Line Cook" in the subject line. To firstname.lastname@example.org Please include your availability and references. You must be able to provide documentation showing that you are legally eligible to work in the United States.
Service Positions at Chelsea Piers Connecticut
Great Performances, New York City's premier catering, event, and food service company seeks a Sous Chef for our production kitchen. We are looking for an individual with a high energy level, professionalism and the ability to work well in a team environment.
The Sous Chef is directly responsible for the effective operation of the Great Performances production kitchen. He/She is responsible for directing the chefs and cooks to prepare the highest quality products according to the Great Performances standards. The Sous Chef is directly responsible for maintaining the highest standards of utilization in order to maintain food cost and labor costs to be in line with the annual budget. This position is responsible for ensuring that all events and remote locations receive the necessary and appropriate food required.
Essential Job Functions:
Scheduling and forecasting the needs of all culinary staff in the production kitchen according to business levels;
Training and development of all culinary staff in the production kitchen;
Effective mentoring and performance management of all culinary staff in the production kitchen;
Maintain the food cost at or below budget.
Oversee the production of all food items according to Great Performances standards and guidelines;
Review all menu items for accuracy, freshness and consistency;
Maintain a recipe system for all menu items;
Oversee and assist in the effective check off of events and deliveries to ensure that quality standards are met;
Troubleshoot any and all issues as they arise for the production kitchen;
Review the production needs for each event, prior to and during production, to ensure that accuracy, quality and portioning needs are met;
Work closely with the Purchasing department to ensure that there is effective utilization of product;
Effectively communicate the mission of Great Performances to all managers and employees;
Travel to events and remotes as needed according to business demands; and
Work a flexible schedule to accommodate seasonal business levels.
Close kitchen down in organized and timely manner
Manage Evening Shift and production levels to meet timelines
Organizes Walk In Boxes for Next Day Production
Manages Evening Porters in cleaning kitchen and breakdown
Performs other duties as assigned to ensure overall operational success
Successful completion of an accredited culinary training program and been awarded an Associates Degree or higher from an accredited culinary school or an apprenticeship program;
A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in Sous Chef position or higher in a quality high volume off premises catering/banquet establishment. Able to handle high volume production and ordering. Able to manage team of up to 15 people. Computer skills a must. Food Handlers Certificate is a strong Plus!
Please send resume with Sous Chef in subject line to: email@example.com