BE A PART OF HISTORY

We are seeking over 700 new associates to fill positions in entertainment, hospitality and other specialty services with JW Marriott Savannah at Plant Riverside District—a newly transformed historic destination.


Pastry Cook - JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District

Location: JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District - Savannah, Georgia
Job Title: Pastry Cook - JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District
Employment Status: Full-Time
Pay Type / FLSA Status: Hourly (Non-Exempt)
Available Shift: All Shifts / Flexible
# of Openings: 0
Requisition Number: 6897

Description

 JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District is set to transform Savannah’s historic riverfront into a vibrant new entertainment destination inviting guests and visitors to experience incredible dining between 12+ outlets, live music and concerts, high-end shopping and inspired hotel stays. The JW Marriott Savannah will offer 419 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites for couples, families, business guests and groups looking for inspiration, and discerning travelers with an appetite for something different.

JW Marriott Savannah offers a work experience unlike any other—where pursuing your passion is not only welcomed, it’s actively encouraged. We’re seeking over 700 new associates (aka Grand Performers) to fill positions in entertainment, hospitality and other specialty services at Plant Riverside District.

As a Grand Performer, you will have access to ELITE Benefits/Perks such as:

•Hotel Stay and Food/Beverage discounts at Marriott Hotels Worldwide for you and your family/friends

•Free Employee Meals!

•We are all friends here!  Refer your friends and get a Bonus up to $2000 if they are hired!

•20% Discount at all Kessler restaurants, Art Galleries, and Spas

•Start early with your Retirement Plan!  401K match up to 6% - goes into effect after 3 months

•Health Insurance Plans as low as $24/week!

•Stay Healthy!  Kessler Wellness Challenge – promotes healthy lifestyle with discounts at gyms and giveaways

•We care about your Fur Babies too!  We provide discounted Pet Insurance!

• After your 1st year, you can accrue on average of 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO)

•We will offer 1.5 times the base rate/hour when you work any of the 7 observed holidays throughout the year!

•”Tickets at Work” discounts, special access to theme parks and more!

•Recognition Program with amazing prizes!

•Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Certification Assistance

•Company paid Basic Life Insurance $10,000

 

***This position is expected to start 1/2 month prior to opening date***

 

Summary: 

The overall objective and purpose of the Pastry Cook position is to prepare and bake desserts, breads and pastries. The incumbent is responsible for preparing quality food and pleasing presentations, as well as meeting food handling and quality assurance standards. They are to provide the highest level of service in support of the mission, core values, standards and goals established by the company.

 

Essential Duties / Tasks / Responsibilities:

 

  • Greet and interact with internal and external guests in a genuine warm and friendly manner using professional and Kessler standard nomenclature.
  • Follows recipes to properly and efficiently prepare and present all dessert, pastry and bread items to be served, including accommodating special guests requests.
  • Checks restaurant par list to ensure adequate prep for shift.
  • Measure and mix ingredients to for dough or batter.
  • Prepare and cook ingredients for pie fillings, puddings, custards and other desserts.
  • Adjusts drafts or thermostatic controls to regulate oven temperatures.
  • Mixes ingredients to make icings.
  • Decorates cakes and pastries
  • Complete the equipment check list and walk through and notify if any problem with equipment.
  • To rotate food in coolers and freezers to minimize waste and spoilage. 
  • To maintain internal cleanliness of all food prep areas.
  • To communicate the need for goods to be ordered to kitchen leadership.
  • To be able to read, understand and produce in a timely manner.
  • To maintain a thorough knowledge of menu items.
  • Maintain a neat and organized work area to include adhering to sanitation standards according to state law and health codes.
  • Maintain neat, clean and professional appearance according to standards
  • Comply with all company safety and security policies and procedures. Report accidents, injuries and unsafe conditions
  • To comply with company and departmental safety rules and regulations, including the property handling of all relevant equipment and machinery.
  • To attend all training and meetings as directed.
  • To perform other tasks, including cross-training as directed.  
  • All other duties as assigned, planned or un-planned

 

 

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities (KSA’s):

  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of production and operations in all relevant kitchen areas.
  • Must be familiar with proper use and cleaning of relevant kitchen equipment and machinery.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and multi-task
  • Proficient in handling knives and culinary tools
  • Basic knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook as well as POS (point of sale) systems

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education, Certifications, Work Experience:

  1. Culinary degree or related training equivalent in the Hospitality/Restaurant Industry - required
  2. 1 years of relevant work experience in similar scope and title – required
  3. Experience within luxury brand/markets – preferred
  4. Food Safety Manager certification – preferred or attained within 30 days

 

Work Environment / Conditions

The work environment/conditions described herein are representative of those that an incumbent may experience.

  • Must be comfortable working in a shared space, with constant noise, without the use of a private office.
  • Must be able to cope with frequent changing priorities and deadlines with a high degree of optimism, professionalism & collaboration.
  • Must be able to work safely in a kitchen environment with high temperatures and humidity
  • Schedules may vary from week to week based on business demands in excess of 40 hours with or without notice.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. *Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions & physical demands of this role .

  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to push, pull and lift up to 40lbs on a daily basis.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to travel by foot, car, bus,  airplane or other means of transportation which require sitting, waiting and standing for long and short periods of time.

 




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