Baker

The Westin Anaheim Resort
Anaheim, CA

Posted August 26, 2020

Baker

OVERVIEW:  

The Baker will be responsible for all baked goods in the pastry shop which will include but not limited to: baked breads, rolls, croissants, Danish, muffins, cookies, cakes and other specialty products. The baker will also be responsible for finishing products with certain fillers, icings and glazes. The baker will ensure all standards are met and of the highest quality.  The Baker reports directly to the Pastry Chef.

Baker Responsibilities

  • Designing and improving recipes.
  • Measuring and combining ingredients and using mixers, blenders, heat sources, and other equipment to make baked goods, such as cookies, bread, cakes, etc.
  • Decorating and displaying finished products.
  • Testing ingredients and finished goods to ensure that each item meets food safety and quality controls.
  • Keeping records relating to BEO deliveries, inventory, and production levels.
  • Cleaning and restocking workstations and ensuring that all equipment is sanitized and prepared for the next shift.
  • Keeps spoilage/waste to a minimum by ordering and utilizing proper quantities and rotating products.
  • Lines up baked products in mobile carts/speed racks according to the needs of the particular outlet or BEO.
  • Cleans, breaks down, and puts away all baking equipment including: ovens, mixers, proofer, floors, freezer, and refrigerators.
  • Ensure all Covid 19, Eco Sure, HD and HACCP standards are being strictly adhered to.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum two (2) years of baking experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Proven experience
  • Must possess a high desire to service guests    
  • Complete knowledge and understanding of the hospitality industry, policies and procedures to include sanitation.
  • Proficiency working with various computer programs including but not limited to Micros and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proven record of organization, detail-oriented, and able to make productive and efficient decisions.
  • Should have prior experience with 4 Diamond rated hotel.
  • Current food handler’s card and other certification as required by federal/state/local law
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize daily task list.
  • Language: Required to speak, read and write English, with fluency in other languages preferred.
  • Availability; Must be able and flexible to work as required by business demands
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to tolerate temperature changes from hot to cold and cold to hot.
  • Must be able to tolerate noise and vibration and a variety of physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, working on scaffolding and high places.
  • Must be able to tolerate atmospheric conditions, such as fumes, orders, dust, mists, gasses and/or poor ventilation.
  • Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl occasionally
  • Must be able to exert physical effort in transporting 30 pounds, endure various physical movements throughout the work areas, reach up and down, remain stationary at times throughout work periods, and satisfactorily communicate with guests and co-workers to their understanding
  • May be required to lift trays of food or food items weighing up to 30 lbs. occasionally.
  • Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. frequently

Additional Job Requirements

  • Ability to apply creative solutions to practical problems and situations where limited standardization exists. Ability to remain flexible in determining a variety of problem-solving approaches. The employee must have the ability to maintain emotionally healthy composure and professionalism in stressful situations
  • Language: Required to speak, read and write English, with fluency in other languages preferred.
  • Availability; Must be able and flexible to work as required by business demands most specifically days, nights, weekends & holidays.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

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The Westin Anaheim Resort

618 Room Hotel

Coming Fall 2020: Enjoy the next level in luxury family vacations!

Adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center and across from The Disneyland® Resort, the newly constructed, 618-room AAA 4-Diamond hotel will not only be a place for convention goers but also a stunning luxury retreat for leisure travelers.


Highlights:

  • Directly across from The Disneyland® Resort
  • Exclusive fireworks views from private balconies 
  • Adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center
  • Amazing panoramic views from the rooftop bar
  • Four innovative and exciting restaurants and bars
  • Westin Heavenly Beds® for a great night's sleep
  • 47,000 square feet of meeting space
  • 8 acres of lushly landscaped grounds
  • Concierge lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Expansive state of the art fitness facilities