Already Applied?

Update your details,view your application and progress

Job Alerts

Keep informed about job opportunities at Davidson.

Refine Search

Search by Keyword

Pastry Chef

Apply now Job no: 493894
Categories: Staff
Department: Dining Services

Davidson College is requiring new employees hired into jobs posted after August 1, 2021, and all employees with a start date on or later than September 1, 2021, to be vaccinated to help protect the health and safety of our community. New employees will be required to submit proof of at least the first dose of a vaccine on or before their start date and proof of full vaccination no later than 5 weeks after their start date.  Please see the full new hire vaccination policy here.


Cash-in on a $1500 Sign-On Bonus with Davidson Dining Services Full Time Positions

But wait… there’s more

Your time is valuable to us, which is why we are
rewarding you with a $25 gift card at your interview.

This limited opportunity starts today - Apply now!

The Pastry Chef is responsible for the planning and organization of daily and weekly workload, to account for all bake shop needs for Vail board plan, Much Ado catering, the Davis Café, and the Wildcat Den.

-Responsible for weekly work schedules of bakery staff.

-Menu development for Vail Dining program, Much Ado Catering, and the Davis Café.  This includes the research, costing, and execution of new bakery trends and customer needs.

-Performance evaluations on bakeshop staff.

-Assists in the production

-Responsible for weekly work schedules.

-Daily production lists

-To working with procurement to set up product standards, pars, and utilization.

-Provide customers of the Vail Commons board plan a variety of baked goods such as pastries, desserts, rolls, and a variety of specialty items.

-Assist the Catering department on events that require baked items such as appetizers, dinner rolls, breakfast pastries and muffins, and scratch made desserts with accompanying sauces and garnish.

-Provide pastries for the Guest House, Café, and the Wildcat Den daily.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2-year Associates Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Must have baking experience that includes scratch baking and dessert decorating skills.
  • Knowledge of safe food handling practices and ensure compliance with state health guidelines.
  • Supervisory Experience

Benefits include –

  • Meals provided during your work shift
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Cancer insurance available
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid sick and vacation days
  • 11 paid Holidays
  • Closed for most major holidays, allowing team members to have time with family and friends.
  • Access to Campus facilities – fitness center, Lake Campus, Free home game sports tickets
  • Discounts at many local business


If interested, please submit an online application to  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until both positions are filled.


At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. To achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.


Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More