The Butchart Gardens is looking for an individual to fill the following position:
Department: Food Services - Pastry Department
Position: 2nd Cook
The Pastry Department is a fast paced, volume operation that produces high quality products for The Dining Room Restaurant, The Blue Poppy Restaurant, our Coffee Shop Restaurant and all other satellite areas. The Pastry department is instrumental in maintaining the product quality standards necessary to enhance our visitor’s experience.
The successful candidate will report to the Pastry Chef and will be required to:
Bake a variety of products including muffins, cinnamon buns, cakes, and pies for our food service facilities
Cake finishing and decorating
Plate and finish desserts
Be available to work some early shifts (5 am) and weekend shifts
Demonstrate a strong work ethic and conduct yourself in a professional manner
Demonstrate a positive and caring approach to all staff
Assist in other areas of Pastry as directed by the Pastry Chef
Assist in other areas of Kitchens operations as requested
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Two or more years of baking experience
Knowledge of all pastry fundamentals
Knowledge of tea/Petit Four plating
Strong organizational sills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work well under high volume production pressures
Ability to work well in a team environment
Positive and outgoing person
Food Safe certificate
Experience in a similar volume operation a decided asset
This is a seasonal position offering 32+ hours per week from April until October. Remuneration will be commensurate with the level of responsibility and the qualifications of the candidate.
Please submit a cover letter and a resume to The Butchart Gardens, Human Resources department by mail: 800 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay, BC, V8M 1J8; by email: email@example.com; or by fax 250-544-4455, or through our employment page.
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About The Butchart Gardens
For over 100 years, The Butchart Gardens, has been creating a horticultural experience that exceeds our global visitors’ expectations for aesthetic beauty and gracious hospitality. We believe in c...