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Pastry Cook

posted November 8, 2019

Couvant
New Orleans, LA
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About This Job

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Bake breads, cakes, cookies and other pastries as necessary per the provided production and catering sheets; assists in production planning to meet daily requirements.
  • Ensures proper food preparation by utilizing approved recipes, following prescribed production standards and use of proper equipment.
  • Assists with the completion of production records to include waste tracking, used/unused portions and product shortages; informs supervisor when supplies are low.
  • Ensures proper presentation, food quality, portion control and maintenance of proper serving temperatures.
  • Maintains sanitation and orderliness of all equipment, supplies and utensils within work area.
  • Handles foods items appropriately and with all safety regulations in mind during preparation and service.
  • Cleans equipment and workstation thoroughly before leaving the area for other assignments.
  • Participate and assist in weekly and monthly deep cleaning schedule.
  • Consistently exhibits the ability to keep up with peak production and service calmly, accurately and efficiently.
  • Checks to ensure that all food is presented, served and displayed per standards.
  • Follows principles of sanitation and safety in handling food and equipment, ensuring corporate and OSHA safety standards are followed.
  • Assist in receiving, stocking and maintaining inventory pars as necessary.
  • Completes shift work, as assigned, in a timely and thorough manner in accordance with department standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

-Flexibility with schedule (early shifts/bakers shifts, holidays, banquets, emergencies, etc.)

-Strong organization skills

-Self starter and positive attitude

-Good (if not exceptional) understanding of Haute Patisserie and its discipline.

-Culinary School graduate preferred but not required.

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About This Employer

Couvant

315 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

(504) 882-1234

Restaurant

www.couvant.com

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Indulge in Classic New Orleans Fare at Couvant

A minimal adaptation of a classic French bistro embodying indomitable culinary tradition matched with a fresh perspective of modern whimsy. Menu offerings will honor the city's classics while introducing a relevant, and deliciously uncomplicated voice to the New Orleans culinary chorus.