Pastry Chef- Eataly Flatiron

  • 200 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace! Eataly is not a chain; each Eataly is different, with its own character and own theme – but all with the same aim... for our guests to:

  • EAT authentic Italian food at our restaurants, cafés and to-go counters
  • SHOP a selection of high-quality Italian, local and homemade products
  • LEARN through our classes and our team’s product knowledge

Job Description

The Pastry Chef oversees the production of all pastries for an Eataly, including: Italian pasticcini, cakes, desserts, cookies, candies and other dolci. Reports directly to the Executive Chef and reports functionally to the Head of Pastry; manages a pastry team of about 10 employees.

  • Directs and participates in the production of all pastry items for Eataly’s counters and restaurants
  • Manages the pastry team: hires; schedules; submits payroll; provides feedback and motivation; trains on Italian pastry production, principles and practices; coaches and counsels; handles terminations
  • Verifies all foods prepared meet quality standards in terms of portion size, flavor, texture and consistency
  • Produces decorative centerpieces and special orders
  • Orders and requisitions all supplies for the pastry shop
  • Communicates with the Executive Chef and Pastry Quality Head on new recipes 
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary food production area according to Department of Health standards
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in a high-volume pastry preparation position
  • Knowledge of Italian pastries and techniques
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Degree from a post-secondary culinary/pastry arts training program preferred

Job Requirements

  • Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule often including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting
  • Ability to use a burning oven, commercial stand mixer and other pastry baking equipment

Additional Information

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with match or RRSP
  • Bonus program
  • Free family meal daily
  • Discounts at Eataly
  • Classes on products and Italian cuisine
  • Referral bonus program
  • and more!

Eataly is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic made unlawful to consider by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Eataly also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Eataly’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding consideration of unemployment status, salary history, credit/bankruptcy history and criminal background/conviction history in making hiring decisions.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation. 

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