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Pastry Cook


Title:  Pastry Cook  

Department: BOH 

Company Overview

James Beard award winning Juvia Miami Beach rooftop restaurant is adjacent to Lincoln Road's Herzog & de Meuron–designed parking garage and boasts beautiful views of Miami Beach. Juvia’s cuisine is a French, Japanese and Peruvian fusion. The kitchen is led by award winning chefs from all over the globe.

Job Summary

The Pastry Cooks responsibilities include preparing quality pastry items such as desserts, breads, ice creams, sorbets, creams, simple syrups, amenities, displays/centerpieces and special request items.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare all menu items following recipes and yield guides, according to departmental standards.
  • Minimize waste and maintain controls to attain forecasted food cost.     
  • Maintain proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department.
  • Inform the Food & Beverage service staff of 86’d items and the amount of available menu specials throughout the meal period.
  • Inspect the cleanliness and working conditions of all tools, equipment and supplies.
  • Check production schedule and par.
  • Establish priority items for the day.
  • Inform the Pastry Chef of any supplies that need to be requisitioned.
  • Inform the Pastry Chef of any foreseeable shortages before items run out.

The Pastry Cook position is a pivotal role for the kitchen department. It is a requirement to be proactive, and driven to enable the kitchen to run smoothly and efficiently.

Skills Required

The applicant should have

  • 2+ years experience in a direct titled pastry cook/prep role
  • Excellent time management
  • A proactive attitude
  • Ability to work in a large team is necessary. 
  • Previous Fine Dining Experience and experience in French and Southern American Cuisine.
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Experience in food safety, and sanitation rules
  • Ability to push/pull/lift of 20+ pounds

Benefits  (non-wage compensation) that we offer.

  • Paid vacation
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid training
  • Daily Family meal
  • Completive wage
  • Employee Discount for dining
  • Ongoing training and learning modules
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