Executive Pastry Chef | Rose Wood

Job Description

Begin Your Rosewood Journey
We believe that life is made of many journeys: inspiration, wonderment, curiosity, or the simple joy of discovering something new every day. If you share the same sentiment, then this opportunity is for you. Rosewood Little Dix Bay currently seeks an Executive Pastry Chef who is a well-rounded and seasoned individual to be a part of our iconic resort.
The Executive Pastry Chef will manage a small team producing high quality and imaginative pastry & bakery products for our guests across our three main outlets plus in-room dining, beach service and private events. As the head of department, the role involves all aspects of successfully managing the operation and the team.
Key Expectations
  • Manages all pastry operations and associates on a daily basis to ensure a consistent, high quality food product and motivates the team with a service driven desire to exceed the expectations of our guests
  • Follows pastry food/ market trends and techniques as well as being creative in the culinary side. Proposes new menu items and amenities and works with the Executive Chef to bring these to the table
  • Works with the food and beverage management team and associates to successfully execute all pastry operations; strives to continually improve guest and associate satisfaction and maximize the financial performance in areas of responsibility
  • Monitors and reviews daily revenue reports, analyze and control all labour and food costs, ensure costs in line with budget and revenues
  • Acting as a coach and mentoring associates to ensure high engagement levels, people development and highest associate retention to strengthen the company culture.
  • Managing cost and revenue in all areas of the operation without impact on brand, or quality standards
  • Continuously identifying and developing areas for improvement and motivating the team to actively take part in the process to enhance the brand experience
  • Showing a sound understanding of the Rosewood Little Dix Bay ethos to retain and increase the hotel’s competitive advantage through continuous proactive strategic and operational planning.
  • Proactively attracting, selecting and developing talent for the department in line with company procedures and culture.
All our associates have the opportunity to live by our culture by being engaging, refined and intuitive in everything they do. Our principles allow a high degree of creativity and empowerment to foster a culture of Relationship Hospitality.
Minimum Requirements
  • Experience as Pastry Chef at a comparable property.
  • Minimum of 5 years international Hospitality experience with a minimum of 2 years in a management/supervisor position in the luxury hotel sector. Formal training preferred
  • Creative culinary skills
  • Experience at properties of similar size and quality in the Caribbean/ island preferable
  • A valid Food Handler’s certificate is a must.
  • High profile events organizational skills and experience
Competitive Benefits
  • Work permit provided for successful candidate
  • Expatriate benefits including accommodation provided where applicable
  • Medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits
  • We encourage personal and professional growth. Continue the Rosewood Journey through global talent development opportunities.