Posted on :
5 Nov, 2019
5 Nov, 2019
ProStaffSelect are recruiting for a Senior Pastry CDP for this internationally awarded Boutique Hotel in the Waterfront to lead a focused team of 3 junior CDP’s & Trainees, control dessert production for a la carte, high tea, lounge and in-room dining desserts.
Formal Pastry qualification from a recognized chef school.
At least 4 – 5 years fine dining / 5-star hotel / Eat Out Top 10 Restaurant experience.
Strong proficiency with Stock Control, menu costing and OPTIMAL utilisation of stock and ingredients.
Exceptional personal hygiene, bubbly personality & good personal presentation. (Snr CDP comes in regular contact with guests with 2020 season launch of interactive High Tea Dessert Station)
Overseas work experience a HUGE ADVANTAGE (but excludes USA Country Clubs or similar)
Mother tongue ENGLISH with advantage of one other foreign language EXCEPT FRENCH
Compile weekly dessert menu specials (x2) in consultation with the Head Pastry Chef.
Create at least 3 different dessert and savoury pastry items DAILY for High Tea.
Manage department shifts and staff hours worked in Pastry Section.
Monitor and motivate effective usage of ingredients to ensure minimal wastage.
Complete weekly prep sheets and control par levels of all mise en place.
Do daily plated a la carte desserts for lunch, In-room dining, lounge / terrace service as well as evening a la carte desserts.
Supervise and assist set-up for high tea and action station for new concept starting on December 16th.
Support other departments for VIP functions.
Set aside time every month to submit and participate in competition preparation, concepts, trials and menu ideas.
Complete stock usage figures weekly & monthly.