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Pastry Chef

Apply now Job no: 494153
Categories: Staff
Department: Dining Services

New employees with a start date on or later than March 1, 2022 must be fully vaccinated when they first report to work at Davidson College. Please see the full new hire vaccination policy here

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.
  • 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 Critical Illness insurance 
  • 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
  • Differential pay of additional $1 if work after 6 pm on weekdays and on weekends

Sign on bonus in 4 installments:

1st payment - $250  with first full pay check

2nd payment - $500 in December 2022

3rd payment - $250 in  January 2023

4th payment - $500 on May 2023

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

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