Pastry Cook - The Bartolotta Restaurant
Milwaukee, WI 
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Posted 7 days ago
Job Description

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. 

 

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • 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

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • 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

 

Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Salary and Benefits
Full Benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401k, vacation and free pre-shift meals.
Required Education
Some High School
Required Experience
0 to 3 years
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