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Pastry Cook

Jonathan Club
Los Angeles, California, United States

  With towering European Renaissance décor and original works of 20th century art lining the walls, decades of Jonathan tradition are felt simply by walking in the front doors of the Town Club. Within this historic backdrop, the Town Club boasts modern amenities, intuitive service, and over 200 diverse special events hosted by the Club each year that illustrates our determination to preserving tradition while exploring the newest trends of contemporary Los Angeles.  

The Town Club is filled with unique landings for your respite after a long day, with the Rooftop Terrace that lets 13 stories mute the clamor of Downtown Los Angeles, or The Grill which brings signature dishes with fresh ingredients from our Urban Garden, meticulously paired with select wines from our expert sommeliers. With event and overnight rooms, gym, food, drink, and more, the Town Club is an oasis in the heart of one of the busiest cities in the world. 

As a Pastry Cook, you would be working on a variety of stations in the club. This position is responsible for creating an exceptional culinary experience for the Members with Jonathan Club culinary team. Must adhere to all sanitation regulations and requirements and responsible for the correct handling and preparation of all food items and equipment. This position will also assist the Pastry Cook 1, Pastry Sous Chef or Chef de Cuisine to plan and prepare quality service for the culinary department.

The Pastry Cook is responsible for the following: 

· Provides the highest and most efficient level of hospitality service to our members

· Works in the designated station as set by Chef Patissier / Pastry Sous Chef.

· Able to organize the assigned work area and efficiently put away orders.

· Able to prepare and sell food within recommended periods to meet Members expectations.

· Able to operate kitchen equipment including, but not limits to mixers, baking ovens, stoves, sheeters, and fryers.

· Able to produce quality products in a timely and efficient manner for the members and team members.

· Maintains cleanliness, sanitation at the work area.

· Responsible for preparing and cooking all food items by the recipe, specification and yield guide.

· Prepares ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food.

· Adheres to the quality, presentation standards, food preparation checklist and breakdowns.

· Prepares, seasons, and cooks a wide variety of cakes, custards, cookies, breakfast items, and other food items.

· Be able to prepare ingredients by using a full range of cooking methods.

· Able to weigh measure and mix ingredients on correct proportions.

· Has general knowledge of cooking temperatures, making cakes & cookies, preparing custards, fruit preparation and a la minute cooking.

· Sets-up the station with par stocks of menu items, and prepares the dishes designated for that station.

· Checks supplies, prep lists, and ensures all items are prepped in a timely fashion.

· Replenishes service lines as needed, restocks, and prepares the workstation for the next shift.

· Ensures that all products are stored properly in the correct location at the appropriate levels at all times.

· Communicates any assistance needed during busy periods and reports any incidents to the Chef Patissier / Pastry Sous Chef to ensure optimum service to guests.

· Checks and ensures the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food.

· Serves food in proper portions on to correct serving vessels and plates.

· Washes and disinfects kitchen area, workstations, tables, tools, knives and other equipment.

· Maintains correct portion size and quality of the food to the Club’s standards.

· Minimizes waste and maintain controls to attain forecasted food cost.

· Reviews status of work and follow-up actions required with the Chef Patissier / Pastry Sous Chef before leaving.

· Assists in providing on the job training & development of new cooks.

· Assists other Team Members in the kitchen when needed or perform any other tasks assigned by the management.

  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with speed and quality.
  • Great personal hygiene and grooming standards.
  • Should be able to communicate, read and write clearly and effectively.
  • 1-5 years of previous experience in a high volume kitchen or full-service hotel required.

At Jonathan Club, our values of Family, Community, Wellness, Respect, and Passion are at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to enrich the lives of our members by providing an extraordinary experience at both the Town and Beach clubhouses. 

Embracing diversity of interests, friendships, and community outreach, we are committed to creating a welcoming environment that fosters lifelong connections.  

Jonathan Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation/Veteran. Jonathan Club will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for hiring

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