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Requisition ID 
Job Location(s) 
Seminole Property 
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Food & Beverage - Culinary
Position Type 
Full Time

Opportunity Details


tampa 1



Opening December 2017

Training begins November 13th





Opportunities for Pastry Cooks in our fine-dining restaurant include all levels, ranging from Pastry Cooks I, II, & III, depending on past experience.


After your application is submitted, it will be reviewed for consideration as a Pastry Cook in our fine dining restaurant and we will follow-up regarding our interest to determine next steps. 


Pastry Cooks assist in the production and design of pastry cakes and various desserts in our new fine-dining restaurant.


Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepares cakes, cookies, pies, puddings and other desserts, according to recipes.
  • Prepares desserts and pastries in accordance with established standards set by the Restaurant Chef and Sous Chef, and assists in quality and portion control of product.
  • Sees to the proper labeling, rotation, storage temperature and environment required.
  • Strive to eliminate over-production and over-purchasing.
  • Maintain quality inventory control of your production.
  • Ensure that production and storage areas are maintained in accordance with city and state health department codes.
  • Promotes positive public/employee relations at all times.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, hazard-free work environment within area responsibility.


  • COOK I - PASTRY:  Minimum of 1 year of experience working in a high volume kitchen assisting in the preparation of food.
  • COOK II - PASTRY:  Minimum of 2 to 3 years of experience working in a high volume kitchen assisting in the preparation of food.
  • COOK III - PASTRY:  Minimum of 3 to 4 years of experience working in a high volume kitchen assisting in the preparation of food.
  • Culinary Degree preferred with a proven track record in Pastry arts
  • Experience in hospitality industry required, experience in a high volume hotel/resort preferred
  • Experience in European pastries, as well as strong grasp of current trends and presentations
  • Creativity with baked goods and bread production is required
  • Proven experience working in an extremely fast paced environment with multiple functions happening simultaneously required
  • Must be able to demonstrate and deliver a high level of service to our guests
  • Able to interface effectively with FOH staff to produce a positive guest experience 
  • Fine dining experience preferred. 


Work Environment:

  • Duties and responsibilities are typically performed in a kitchen and the back of house of the casino, which can be faced-paced with excessive noise. Also, there may be times where you will need to be on the Casino Floor or pass through this area. On the Casino Floor, you 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, talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Native American Preference Policy:

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.


Employment Process:

Seminole Gaming’s employment process requires candidates to obtain gaming licensure by successfully completing a background check with Seminole Gaming Compliance and Regulations, prior to beginning employment. These background checks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Credit Check
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Drug Screen    


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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