Assistant pastry chef
At Four Seasons we consider life and work to be richer when we truly connect with the people and the environment around us.
Our family members are masters at their crafts – a gardener can become an artist, a manager a conductor, a chef an inventor. We look for employees who share the Golden Rule: people who, by nature, believe in treating others as we would have them treat us. We look for our people to characterize a shared passion for excellence and to infuse that enthusiasm into everything they do.
About Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Bangkok Chao Phraya
We are excited to share that a new Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Bangkok is expected to open soon.
Located along the Chao Phraya River, one of the world’s most famous urban waterways, Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Bangkok at Chao Phraya River is part of a dynamic new riverside development that includes 299 guest rooms and suites, vibrant restaurants and bars, as well as a 73-storey tower with 366 private residences.
Spanning 9 acres with lush courtyards, exceptional river views, and complemented with convenient connections to all that the city of Bangkok has to offer, Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok Chao Phraya will offer an atmospheric urban resort experience for both international and regional travelers.
About Four Seasons
Founded in 1960, Four Seasons continues to define the future of luxury hospitality with extraordinary imagination, unwavering commitment to the highest standards of quality, and the most genuine and customized service. Currently operating 109 hotels and private residences in major city centers and resort destination in 43 countries, and with more than 60 projects in development, Four Seasons consistently ranks among the world’s best hotels and most prestigious brands in reader polls, traveler reviews and industry awards.
As the leader in branded residences since 1982, Four Seasons currently operate 38 residential properties around the world and 80% of the projects in our pipeline contain a residential component.
What You Will Be Responsible For
Reporting to the Executive pastry chef, your main responsibilities will include:
Manage and supervise the pastry/bakery team in accordance with FS core and culture standards and local operating criteria at all times.
Form a strong team spirit within the team by taking a personal interest in every employee in the
department and fostering excellent inter departmental cooperation.
Actively promote the career development of his/her team members by offering continuous training and exposure opportunities, performance feedback, effective coaching and disciplining when necessary.
Take a lead in all facets of Training activities in the pastry/bakery Preparation Department.
Drive quality standards for all food prepared in the pastry/bakerykitchen, constantly inspects taste, temperature and visual appeal and portion size. Ensures standard recipes are followed strictly.
Comply with HACCP procedures and ensures highest level of hygiene and sanitation is all food preparation. Examine food suppliers and received goods for quality and quantity. Assist the Executive pastry chef in the development of creative menus and implementation of pastry/bakery promotions in keeping with seasonality and restaurant concepts.
Must be “hands on” and able to practice and demonstrate excellent technical
kitchen skills. Lead in the execution of special culinary events.
Requisition all food items needed daily from the food storeroom in concert with all cooks. Supervise all employees during the setup, service and breakdown for each meal period.
Verify the taste and presentation of pastry/bakery produced prior to meal periods. Follow all control and key procedures.
Communicate and delegate the production schedule for the day, collating quantities to be produced from the forecast and for the next day's banquet function sheets. Expedite orders on the line. Inspect and supervise the sanitation and maintenance of equipment.
Ensure that proper work orders are made to repair pastry/bakery equipment.
Control labor and food costs. Ensure training is occurring on an ongoing basis with all
employees. Maintain discipline and motivation for employees.
Perform daily storeroom inspections of all walk in refrigerators to ensure that proper rotation of food is done. Review the quality of goods received. Review the refrigeration areas of the pastry/bakery and store rooms to ensure the proper usage of merchandise. Inform and keep the Executive Sous chef and executive pastry chef up to date on problems and irregularities and recommends courses of action. Ensure kitchen employees are storing foods properly.
Monitor and control the labor utilized to produce a quality product while adhering to labor standards
Monitor and control the food cost by creative menu planning, keeping waste to a minimum and low pars.
Assist in the development of a safe and clean working environment. Participate in the scheduling and performance evaluation of kitchen employees.
Attend all the requires meetings BEO, internal weekly meetings
Candidates must have a firm knowledge of the local market and speak and write fluent in Thai and English. Must have the right to work in Thailand.
What You Will Bring
The Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Bangkok is looking for an Assistant Pastry chef for the Candidates with passion for excellence, expertise in hospitality operations and proven leadership experience are invited to apply for a career with Four Seasons. As the member of the Kitchen, the Assistant pastry chef works across disciplines to deliver an exceptional experience and provide leadership, ability to priorities and adapt to the changing needs of the operation.
The ideal candidate brings forward creativity and innovative ideas, an inspire mentor to the team
The candidates must have a great pastry/bakery and organizational skills, good business acumen, a strong work ethic and people-management and facilitation skills.
Ideally have a culinary diploma / degree.
Minimum of three or four years’ experience working in a similar position for a Pastry /bakery in a Five star hotels.
Join Our Team
Join a team that is built on mutual respect, collaboration, creativity and a commitment to the highest quality of service. Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Bangkok Chao Phraya provides guests with a haven of serenity and luxury in a bustling city. Four Seasons provides employees with the same level of care that we expect to be shared with our guests. We have been ranked in FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for since 1998.
What to expect: You will……
Be a champion of the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you
Be part of a cohesive team with opportunities to learn, grow and develop
Have the opportunity to engage in diverse and challenging work
Derive a sense of pride in work well done
Be recognized for excellence