This position is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the quality of all baked/pastry goods served throughout the Hotel Hershey, while maintaining a positive and focused environment.
Join the team at The Hotel Hershey, an award-winning resort best known for its refined elegance, signature services, and abundant amenities. The Hotel Hershey is situated high atop the town of Hershey and has 276 guest rooms, including 48 cottages, as well as 25,000 square feet of meeting and function space. The 1930's hotel is a recipient of both the Forbes Four-Star Award and the AAA Four-Diamond Award.
Job Duties (Items marked with an asterisk are essential functions of this position):
Direct the planning and development of all Pastry menu's to include Banquets, Trevi 5, Circular, Harvest, and Chef's Market, ensuring that each is thematically suited to the venue and audience.*
Plan and manage all production to ensure adequate product is available to support the business demands and maintain an even level to comfortably meet deadlines and maintain quality and standards.*
Collaborate with Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef, Purchasing Manager and all Sous Chefs to ensure alignment and plan for special events, promotions and day to day business.*
Organize, set, and complete food ordering pars and proper storage of baking and pastry goods. Ensure that monthly food inventories are completed by the assigned deadline and with accuracy.*
Supervise, train, motivate, delegate, and counsel team members for success and growth to maintain high quality of food presentation to reflect the standards of The Hotel Hershey. Set and demonstrate high standards of professionalism in order to create a positive and team focused work environment.*
Control labor and operating expenses through effective planning, budgeting, purchasing decisions and maintain inventory control methods while focusing on creative cost control and revenue generating solutions to maximize profit. Monitor food production, ordering and waste.*
Ensure that sanitation/ HACCP standards as set forth by HE&R, local, state and federal regulations are in compliance as well as the cleanliness and organization of the kitchen. Develop, demonstrate, and maintain a culture of safety and cleanliness.*
Participate and be available for all media events as required. The position is the voice and image of the dessert program of The Hotel Hershey to the community and the media.*
Plan and execute specialty cakes and other products requiring an elevated skillset.*
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum of 7 years of related experience.
Industry Experience - Food & Beverage
Minimum of 4 years supervisory experience.
18 years of age or older.
Must show control and team leadership to ensure a positive and efficient crew.
Must be mathematically proficient to calculate proportions, percentages and volume to support the pastry department..
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is a world-class entertainment & hospitality company, located in the heart of South Central PA. HE&R is dedicated to the selection, development, acknowledgement and advancement of highly motivated individuals who are committed to the legacy of our founder, Milton S. Hershey. We are committed to creating workforce diversity and to establishing and maintaining a stimulating work environment where all employees feel valued and included.
Our mission is to be a leader in the hospitality and entertainment industries by delivering excellence to our guests and employees, while enhancing our relationships with the Hershey Entities and the community, and sustaining financial integrity.