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COOK II - PASTRY

COOK II - PASTRY

Requisition ID 
2017-15834
Job Location(s) 
US-FL-Coconut Creek
Seminole Property 
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
Category 
Food & Beverage - Culinary
Shift 
Varies
Position Type 
Full Time

Opportunity Details

Overview

Coconut Creek

 

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek offers the market's most fully-integrated, energized, stylish and upscale local's casino experience featuring 2,300 Las Vegas style slots and over 65 live table games such as blackjack, baccarat and poker. Under its roof, the casino has the region's most sought-after steakhouse, NYY Steak, Sorrisi Italian Restaurant and the New York-style 1st Street Deli. Guests can entertain with live music and listen to tunes from the region's top DJs at Legends Lounge, Nectar and Sunset Grill. The Pavilion, a 1,200-seat capacity entertainment venue, has been a home to acts like Tony Orlando, Frank Sinatra Jr., Joan Collins and many more. Open 24/7,

365 days a year, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is located at the corner of U.S. 441 (State Road 7) and Sample Road at 5550 NW 40 Street in Coconut Creek, Fla. For more information, call 954.977.6700; visit us online at CasinoCoco.com<http://CasinoCoco.com><http://seminolecoconutcreekcasino.com/> or facebook.com/seminolecasinocococreek<http://facebook.com/seminolecasinocococreek><https://www.facebook.com/seminolecasinocococreek> or follow us on Instagram

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OUR COMMITMENT TO SERVICE:

We don't have customers, we have Guests. Each visitor is our Guest, just as you have a Guest in your home. You take a certain level of pride when you have an invited Guest in your home. You should take the same pride with every Guest who visits one of our properties. Unparalleled Service isn't just a part of our mission statement at Seminole Gaming; it's a commitment to each and every one of our current and future Guests.

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing superior service to both the internal and external guests.  The successful candidate will report to the Pastry Chef and their primary responsibilities will include bulk pastry work, and to assist other cooks, Sous Chef, Room Chef, Executive Sous Chef, and the Executive Chef in the efficient operation of the kitchen and of assigned management.

  • The successful candidate has a passion for the production of fine pastries, such as, but not limited to: classic tart dough, puff pastry, multilayered cakes, bite-sized petit fours, different varieties of breads, and pound cakes.  The successful candidate will constantly seek to surprise and delight each and every one of our guest with their creations.
  • At least 2 years of bakery and pastry experience required.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

May include but are not limited to:

  • Provides superior customer service, positively interacts with customers and employees. 
  • Ability to use all equipment associated with the position, including, but not limited to, choppers, slicers, mixers and grinders, and fryers.
  • Assist with preparation of food.
  • Assists all stations and respective lines as necessary.
  • Ensures that items are fully stocked and equipment is in good working condition.
  • Ensures the proper storing of any foods, including those from a previous function.
  • Ensures the proper closing down of work stations.
  • Ensures cleanliness of working area; reports all equipment for safety failures, hazardous areas and accidents.
  • Ability to inspect and maintain all areas for which they are responsible.
  • Ability to review and comprehend all necessary documentation.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently move around work area.
  • Ability to lift, move and push/pull items up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and all levels of employees.
  • Must be flexible to work varying shifts and time schedules as needed.

SERVICE INITIATIVE:

  • Create and ensure a fun-filled, entertaining and exciting environment with the five F’s - Fast, Fun, Friendly, Fresh and Focused
  • Treat Guests with a sense of caring and individuality while effectively identifying their specific needs
  • Inform Supervisor of Guest needs which may require special accommodations
  • Show special recognition of frequent Guests
  • Maintain a safe, clean and comfortable environment for Guests at all times
  • Consistently welcome Guests, thank them for their patronage, seek ways to make them comfortable and express the desire to have them return
  • Present a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance at all times
  • Maintain constant awareness of services, promotions, and events offered at the facility and inform Guests
  • Handle Team Member and Guest concerns/dissatisfaction and disputes timely and professionally to the Team Member/Guest satisfaction, while maintaining financial responsibility
  • Promote positive public relations and create an enjoyable atmosphere for all
  • Inspect and ensure a clean, safe working environment, notify appropriate departments to handle deficient situations
  • Maintain a professional and positive relationship with vendors, Guests and co-workers
  • Create a work environment that is safe, professional, friendly and conducive to a high level of morale, productivity and performance
  • Exhibit conduct in accordance with all Gaming Commission Regulations and Seminole Tribe of Florida departmental policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate a commitment to ensuring responsible gaming and responsible alcohol service by discretely notifying appropriate management of concerns
  • Ensure prompt and discrete notification to management and/or the Ethics Hotline of any observation of illegal acts or internal ethics violations

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of and ability to prepare all manners of baked goods and pastries.
  • Ability to prepare bulk bakery and pastry items in addition to small-batch creative bakery and pastry items.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain all licenses / certifications per Federal, State, and Gaming regulations.
  • These skills and abilities are typically acquired through two years of experience.  Previous bakery and pastry experience required.  Completion of a Culinary Arts Degree or recognized apprenticeship experience preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • May be exposed to casino related environmental factors including, but not limited to, second hand smoke and excessive noise.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • The Casino environment is hectic, fast-paced and often crowded and noisy. May be exposed to casino related environmental factors including, but not limited to, second hand smoke, excessive noise and constant exposure to general public. 

CLOSING:

 

The Tribal Council gives preference in all of its employment practices to Native Americans. First preference in hiring, training, promoting and in all other aspects of employment is given to members of the Seminole Tribe who meet the job requirements. Second preference is given to members of other federally recognized Native American Tribes who meet the job requirements.

 

As part of Seminole Gaming’s employment process, final candidates will be required to obtain gaming licensure by completing a background check with Seminole Gaming Compliance and Regulations, prior to an offer being extended. These background checks may include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Credit Check
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Drug Screen    

 Disclaimer 
While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the current job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments).

 

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