Pastry Team Leader

Pastry Team Leader

Production Kitchen - Hudson Square, New York, NY

We are a catering and event planning company founded on a collaborative commitment to service, innovation, and quality.

If you share these values, and are passionate about food, service and a synergistic working environment, you are invited to apply!

We are seeking an experienced, talented, hard-working, ambitious, and responsible Pastry Team Leader 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. Due to the nature of our business, these positions involve prepping a large volume of food product, (for example, 200-300+ of the same components).

3-5 years of pastry experience with basic prepping skills as specified. 
Ability to lift 50lbs and standing for at least 8 hours.
Food Handling Certificate a plus.
Catering/Commissary production experience a plus!
You must be able to work weekends.
Familiarity with the Spanish language is preferred
Must be able to provide documentation showing that you are legally eligible to work in the United States
This position also requires the candidate to be flexible in their availability to be scheduled for work
Must be able to provide valid documentation that you can work in the U.S.

If interested submit your resume to with "Pastry Team Leader" in the subject line. Please include your availability 

We are an equal opportunity employer.

About Great Performances

Great Performances, NYC's premier food service and events company, is a dynamic and influential leader in the food and events industry and is known for its dedication to social responsibility and sustainability. We are the exclusive caterer to many high-profile NYC institutions including, The Plaza Hotel, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Apollo Theater, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and Wave Hill. We operate more than 10 restaurants, cafes and food trucks; produce thousands of events in more than 100 venues across NYC; and support numerous festivals and special events including the New York City Wine and Food Festival and the Miami Open Tennis tournament. Great Performances is the first catering company to own and operate its own organic farm--Katchkie Farm, in Kinderhook, NY. Learn more at: