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Executive Pastry Chef

Mission Inn Hotel and Spa

3649 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501

239 Room Hotel
Managed By Crescent Hotels & Resorts

Compensation: $75,000 per year, Full-Time



  1. Menu Development and Execution
    1. Develop and design creative daily and seasonal menus and offerings in collaboration with the executive chef and the entire culinary team.
    2. Ensure the timely and consistent execution of pastry items according to established recipes and presentation standards.
    3. Stay updated on industry trends and introduce new dessert and pastry concepts, techniques, ingredients to enhance all menu offerings.
  2. Team Management
    1. Hire, train, and supervise a team of pastry chefs and other kitchen staff.
    2. Provide guidance, coaching, and performance feedback to ensure continuous improvement and professional growth.
    3. Establish and enforce standardized recipes, portion sizes, and plating guidelines.
    4. Foster a positive and collaborative work environment that promotes teamwork, creative, and excellence.
  1. Quality Control and Food Safety
    1. Maintain high standards of food quality, taste, and presentation.
    2. Ensure compliance with all food safety and sanitation regulations and standards.
    3. Conduct regular inspections and audits to identify and address any quality or safety issues.
  1. Inventory and Cost Management
    1. Manage inventory levels, order supplies, and control food costs within budgetary guidelines.
    2. Monitor product quality, freshness, and shelf life.
    3. Optimize ingredient usage and minimize waste through effective production, planning, and organization.
  1. Collaborative and Communication
    1. Collaborate with the Executive Chef and other department heads to ensure smooth kitchen operations and menu coordination.
    2. Communicate effectively with front of house staff to provide information about menu items, accommodate guest preferences, and address any concerns.

For applicants who will be working in California, the anticipated compensation range for the position is $75,000 ($36.06 hourly) - $90,000 ($43.27 hourly) . The salary offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include, but are not limited to years of experience within the job, years of experience within the required industry, education, work location, etc. Crescent Hotels is a multi-state employer and the salary ranges indicated herein may not reflect positions that work only in other states.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Posted September 18, 2023

Mission Inn Hotel and Spa

Careers at The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

Join our exemplary staff at Mission Inn Hotel & Spa – a place where history, grandeur and inspiration are found around every corner. We take pride in our 100+ years of history servicing Presidents, celebrities, and discerning travelers. This reputation has been upheld by the Four Diamond service provided by our greatest asset – our Associates.

When we take care of our Associates, they in turn take care of our guests, which results in exceptional guest satisfaction. We thrive on a culture of teamwork and family, where hospitality and exceptional service are uncompromised. As a part of our commitment to our staff, Mission Inn Hotel & Spa is proud to provide exemplary hotel jobs in Southern California.

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