Executive Pastry Chef at Four Seasons Hotel | Four Season

Job Description

About Four Seasons:

Four Seasons is powered by our people. We are a collective of individuals who crave to become better, to push ourselves to new heights and to treat each other as we wish to be treated in return. Our team members around the world create amazing experiences for our guests, residents, and partners through a commitment to luxury with genuine heart. We know that the best way to enable our people to deliver these exceptional guest experiences is through a world-class employee experience and company culture.         

At Four Seasons, we believe in recognizing a familiar face, welcoming a new one and treating everyone we meet the way we would want to be treated ourselves. Whether you work with us, stay with us, live with us or discover with us, we believe our purpose is to create impressions that will stay with you for a lifetime. It comes from our belief that life is richer when we truly connect to the people and the world around us.

About the location:

Located at the entrance of Georgetown, steps from world-leading institutions and historic monuments, the hotel is located at the crossroads of DC’s social and political hubs. Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC is a timeless luxury experience where the tenured staff leverage a legacy of intuitive hospitality for high-profile guests, including global leaders and captains of industry. Discover modern luxuries at one of the top private fitness clubs and spas in DC and a culinary destination with Michelin-starred chef Michael Mina.

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts can offer what many hospitality professionals dream of: an opportunity to build a lifelong career with global potential and a real sense of pride in work well done. We have been ranked FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work for, every year since 1998.Here in Washington DC, dignitaries, royalty and celebrities who regularly travel to the nation’s capital know that Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, with its enviable location in D.C.'s chic Georgetown neighborhood, is simply the best hotel in the city. If you would like to join us and be part of one of America's top hotel groups and the ONLY Five-Star, Five-Diamond hotel in Washington DC, this might be your opportunity!

The Opportunity: The Four Seasons, Washington D.C. is currently looking for a talented, passionate and service-minded individual to join the Food and Beverage team as the new Executive Pastry Chef.

 

The Executive Pastry Chef will be responsible for coordinating the selection, training, development, and evaluation of employees in the Kitchen’s bake/pastry shop through effective management and leadership to ensure that established cultural and core standards are met. Assist in the planning and development of menus for the hotel; ensure the correct preparation and presentation of a consistent level for all food items prepared through production and demonstration. Control labor and operating expenses through effective scheduling, budgeting, purchasing decisions, and inventory control.

Ensure that sanitation standards as set forth by Four Seasons, local, state, and federal regulations are in compliance as well as the cleanliness and organization of the kitchen.  Set up control systems, which will assure quality and portion consistency and the ability to create proper purchasing specifications as well as monitor and review operating criteria and develop an awareness of the importance of food preparation and quality. Communicate with employees and managers to ensure operational needs are met as well as attend regular operational meetings to ensure effective coordination and cooperation between departments. 

 

Who We Look For: We look for employees who share the Golden Rule; people who, by nature, believe in treating others as we would have them treat us. We look for individuals who share a passion for excellence and who infuse that enthusiasm into everything they do.

Qualifications:

Candidate is required to have 3-7 years of previous experience in large scale banquet plate operation. Candidate is also required to have previous management experience in a luxury, fast paced environment.

Visa Requirements: Must already be legally permitted to work in the United States. Applicants without valid work authorization for the United States will not be considered. For internal non-US Four Seasons applicants, please contact your Human Resources Department with questions about international management transfers.

 

Benefits Include:

• Excellent Salary and Wages

• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

• 401K Retirement Plan

• Employee Assistance Program

• Excellent Training and Development Opportunities

• Complimentary Life insurance

• Vacation & Paid Sick Time Off

• Complimentary Employee Meals

• COMPLIMENTARY room nights at Four Seasons Hotels around the world

• And much more!

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran and need a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, please contact our Human Resources Office at 202-944-2071 or stop by 1111 29th St NW, Washington DC 20007. 

Four Seasons is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To access the ‘EEOC is The Law’ Information poster please visit this website – https://eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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