DO & CO DO & CO

DO & CO The Gourmet Entertainment Company – A passion for hospitality culinary delights on every banquet floor and in the sky: As a listed Austrian company with the three business segments of Airline Catering, International Event Catering, and Restaurants, Lounges & Hotels, we offer gourmet entertainment all over the world. We operate 31 locations in 11 countries on 3 continents, maintaining the highest standard of quality in both our products and services. We refine the classics, develop the unknown and grow constantly – sometimes beyond our own expectations. The most important ingredient in our premium recipe is our staff of 11,000 employees, each and every one of whom has a strong personality and a passion for hospitality. They shape our company with their personal dedication and commitment. We give our all to provide them with an environment in which they can realize their full potential.

New York | Chicago | Los Angeles | London | Paris | Milan | Barcelona | Frankfurt | Düsseldorf | Berlin | Munich | Istanbul | Kiev | Warsaw | Seoul | Vienna

DO & CO has a Gourmet Kitchen in Chicago, by O'Hare International Airport, and created lots of new job opportunities. We are looking for a

Pastry Chef

Responsibilities

  • Support in producing and creating high-end pastry products served daily to hundreds of international airline guests
  • Commitment to producing the highest quality of food, responsible for food quality
  • Organizing production procedures and meeting all deadlines
  • Ensuring all assigned responsibilities are completed by the end of the shift
  • Pastry preparation and production (cutting, peeling, mixing, assembling food items)
  • Food platting and food packaging
  • Read, understand and follow menu specifications
  • Ordering food and dishes required for production
  • Support with writing the shift schedule (when needed)
  • Compliance with all hygiene, quality as well as food and safety regulations and responsible for ensuring all staff adhere too (example, labelling foods as needed, ensuring kitchen areas and work station are kept clean and tidy, and more)
  • Problem solving and voicing ideas for improving internal efficiencies
  • Assist Pastry Chefs and Cooks with different tasks in the kitchen (as needed)
  • Supervising and motivating the staff Work together with a team as well as individually. Learn to follow instructions and complete assigned tasks in the time given
  • Supervising, teaching, developing and facilitating of new and existing staff
  • Cover for Head of Pastry on his days off, ensuring production and operations run smoothly as well as sending end of shift report
  • Cover for Head of Pastry on his vacation days
  • Support Airline Presentations as needed (example, support with production of additional products to present to Airline Clients, and more)
  • Support during Menu Changes/Cycle Changes as needed (example, familiarize yourself with new menus and recipes, train staff on new products, ensure smooth transition regarding the production of new products, and more)

Qualifications

  • Excellent production skills for high end pastries. Knowledge of different techniques and cuisines
  • Hands-on, motivated team member
  • Ability to supervise, motivate and lead a team
  • Result-driven attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and in within a team
  • Committed to delivering an outstanding quality product at all times while adhering to all food safety standards
  • High level of quality standards
  • Excellent knowledge of food and beverage products
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Creative, innovative approach to problems
  • Willingness to improve internal efficiencies

We offer

  • A renowned, international company, continually expanding, offering a stable workplace with great career opportunities
  • A diverse, international and dynamic work environment
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • A benefit package incl. medical, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick days
  • Prospect of performance-based compensation
  • Uniform and Meals provided

Do you want to join a highly motivated, diverse team and develop within an internationally renowned company?
We look forward to receiving your online application at www.doco.com (if you are eligible to work within the US).

Contact
DO & CO Chicago Catering Inc.
2150 Frontage Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018

224-563 3590
For more information visit our website ( www.doco.com ).

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