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Pastry Cook (Baker)

  • Sodexo Live! at the Vancouver Convention Centre

  • 1055 Canada Place

  • Posting Date: Jan 24, 2023

  • Expiry Date: Feb 24, 2023

  • Job ID: 27894

Active SPONSORED Full time Food Services Hospitality

Job Description


Sodexo Live! is the Official Supplier of Food and Beverage Services to the Vancouver Convention Centre. Nothing beats the power of being at a live event. That's why we're proud to announce the launch of Sodexo Live!, our brand dedicated to the sports, events and hospitality industry. We concentrate all of our skills, insight, and experience into one brand that instinctively knows how to make the most of every moment. Let's go Live! together.

Due to our event business, we are hiring highly motivated, service-oriented cooks with various levels of experience to join the Culinary Department. Our positions include full-time (30+ hours per week), PASTRY COOK (Baker). Our culinary team proudly operates a “scratch” kitchen using only the finest and freshest ingredients. Reporting to the Pastry Chef, role is responsible for:

General Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Pastry Chef in large-scale production for a variety of events.
  • Work independently and without Supervisor to complete the early morning baking of a variety of pastries, muffins, croissants, danish, scones and quick breads for banquet events and retail/café outlets (after training).
  • Working comfortably with spiral and planetary mixers; rack ovens, convection ovens and floor model sheeter.
  • Using creativity for custom client requests and dietary requirements.
  • Using equipment and machinery safely.
  • Cleaning all used equipment and workstation.
  • Working within safe food preparation standards and procedures.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Formal Culinary training and Food Safe Certification.
  • 2+ years of strong pastry experience working in a large-scale commercial kitchen for high-volume operation such as a high-end hotel or convention centre preferred.
  • Strong focus on service excellence and a positive attitude.
  • Physically fit to stand for long periods of time and lift 20kg regularly throughout a shift.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a changing environment.
  • Must be self-motivated and willing to learn.

PAY DETAILS:

Starting pay $19.55 - $22.80 per hour, depending on experience.

To Apply for this Position:

At the Vancouver Convention Centre, preparing first-class food and beverages for our guests is a key part of who we are. If you believe you have the skills, experience and service excellence focus we are looking for, please submit your resume and cover letter to HRLive@vancouverconventioncentre.com. Please note only, short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Sodexo Live! is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or any other applicable. Provincially protected status.



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