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Pastry Cook (Nipomo,CA)

Company: Chumash Casino Resort
Location: Nipomo
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

  • Prepares and serves pastry food items for a la carte, restaurant, and banquet operations according to established recipes and standards and using both hot and cold cooking methods.
  • Delivers exceptional guest service at applicable food outlets (i.e., prompt, friendly, professional, and responsive), using proper greeting and departure phrases and service standards established by F&B management.
  • Ensures the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment.
  • Maintains full knowledge of all menu items, daily features, and promotions.
  • Follows kitchen policies, procedures, and service standards.
  • Follows all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage.
  • Keeps the floor area clear of debris and slipping hazards.
  • At the end of each work shift, ensures work stations, cooking ranges, and associated equipment have been properly cleared of cookware and food items, and the surfaces of equipment and stations are completely cleaned and sanitized.
  • May work in different areas/outlets as business or staffing needs dictate.
  • If stationed at applicable food outlet, provides information on resort amenities, events, promotions, etc. in order to increase levels of guest service.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
    • Three years of experience in the culinary field.
    • Diploma or Certification in a culinary discipline is preferred.
    • Able to maintain composure at times of high volume.
    • Must be able to work effectively within a team.
    • Knowledge of kitchen lingo, etiquette, culture, and culinary terms.
    • Must be able to read, write, understand, and adjust recipes according to business levels
    • Basic English reading, writing, and conversation skills.
    • Must be able to read labels, ingredients, and instructions, and write basic lists, notes, and directions; able to converse effectively with co-workers and understand directions.
    • Must be familiar with standard pastry methods such as creaming, pie dough, and mousse.
    • Must be able to produce basic pastry dishes and concepts.
    • Must be able to read, understand, and use all standard formulas.
    • Must have the ability to artfully present pastry dishes.
    • Must have knowledge of weights and measures, and be proficient in math skills, such as addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, and percentages.
    • Willingness to work flexible schedules and hours, including nights, weekends, special events, and holidays.
    • Must follow safety guidelines and grooming standards.
    • Must maintain uniforms, using proper washing and ironing techniques, if applicable.
    • Must obtain food handler card within 30 days of employment.
    • If stationed at applicable food outlet, must be certified or be able to obtain certification in an approved alcoholic awareness program within 90 days of employment.
    • Must apply for, receive, and maintain a Gaming License from the Tribal Gaming Agency.
      About Us:

      Chumash Enterprise is one of the premier employers in Santa Barbara County. We are recognized as a Four-Diamond Resort, but it is our Five-Diamond Guest Service that keeps our guests coming back! With more than 1,800 Team Members, we offer a stable and rewarding work environment with a competitive benefits package, exciting growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement and more.

      As our organization grows, new and exciting opportunities continue to develop at all of our properties including; Chumash Casino Resort, Chumash Employee Resource Center, Chumash Gas Station, Santa Ynez Tribal Health Clinic, Santa Ynez Chumash Tribal Administration, Hotel Corque and Root 246, Kita Wines, Hadsten House Hotel.


      The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
      Consistent with federal law, Native American hiring preference applies. Associated topics: corporate kitchen, culinary school, executive, executive kitchen, pastry chef, pizza chef, restaurant chef, service, sushi, sushi chef

Keywords: Chumash Casino Resort, Santa Maria , Pastry Cook (Nipomo,CA), Hospitality & Tourism , Nipomo, California

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