The Bartolotta Restaurants is currently seeking to hire experienced Pastry Cooks to join our culinary team. Our portfolio of restaurants range from some of the finest dining experiences in Milwaukee to a variety of more casual options. If you are looking for a home to contribute your talents and develop within a team, make this your next stop. No matter the type of environment you are seeking to serve, we've got an award-winning restaurant that will meet your needs - and exceed your expectations.
Our Pastry Chef's are responsible for the effective daily operations of the pastry department. This includes staffing, recruitment, employee development, financial management and facilities management. Responsible for creating, implementation and management of the pastry menu.
Planning and directing food preparation
Manage food costs and control purchasing and inventory
Modify menus or create new ones for effectiveness and that meet quality standards
Manage pastry department staff’s activities and daily responsibilities
Interact with external vendors to obtain the best quality in pricing and products
Work closely with General Manager and Executive Chef
Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
Maintain current and accurate recipes, reports and inventory related data
Conduct daily pastry line checks
Manage and coach personnel in an effective manner that meets quality service
Educate the FOH and BOH staff about new recipes and menu items
Meet with clients to detail cake and pastry orders for special events
Basic understanding of or ability to learn basic sanitation and regulations for workplace safety.
Basic understanding of or ability to learn food-handling techniques, preparation, and cooking procedures.
Ability to work efficiently and quickly.
Must be able to work well as part of a team.
Must be able to work well under pressure.
Ability to maintain personal cleanliness.
Must be able to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Must be able to read.
Location – Lake Park Bistro Full or Part Time Direct Supervisor: Executive Chef, Management Team