Job Purpose: Tiny Boxwoods Austin, pastry cooks care deeply about our culture and will provide a key role in contributing to our customer satisfaction. Pastry Cooks assist in the preparation and production of the daily pastries to the specifications and standards set by the Executive Pastry Chef in a fast, quick-paced and hot environment.
Duties and Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The primary job duties and responsibilities of being a Pastry Cook I include but are not limited to the following:
Must be passionate about baking and pastries.
Must be able to follow traditional and modern recipes.
Knowledge in preparation and baking of dough, cookies, muffins, doughnuts, sponges, custards, scones, meringues, mousse, icing and other pastries.
Knowledge of various doughs, custards, cookies, mousse, sponges, meringues, icings.
Knowledge of mixing methods including creaming, whipping and folding.
Advanced knowledge in a specialty including and not limited to; cake decorating, sugar cookies, cinnamon roll forming, bread loafs, cake making, ice cream production, laminations, etc.
Knowledge of finishing methods and techniques.
Basic celebration cake building and icing.
Ability to operate commercial baking equipment including, ovens, mixers, conveyors, and proofing cabinets.
Ability to accurately measure baking ingredients for productions using scales or graduated containers.
Basic knife skills including, chopping, cutting and dicing.
Handles and stores completed products.
Understanding of basic pastry kitchen terminology.
Inspect food products for consistency and quality.
Assist with he set up of banquet functions, outlet orders and breakfast production.
Great attention to detail and problem solving skills.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing tasks effectively and quickly.
Must adhere to sanitation, safety and food regulations.
Maintains a clean and sanitary work station with proper mise in place.
Must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance, meeting the ‘Pressed and Tailored’ standard.
Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language (English).
Clear communication both verbal and written.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Texas Food Handlers certificate
Minimum two year’s experience in pastry
Flexible availability in scheduling
Capacity to multitask
Ability to work as part of a team
HOW TO APPLY: to be considered please complete an application for the Tinys Boxwoods Austin location on our website www.tinyboxwoods.com/join-our-team/