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Pastry Chef

Byblos Uptown

Full Time

Pastry Chef

Toronto, Ontario (view on map)

Posted 8 days ago

Immediate Start
5 shifts/week required availability
Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings shifts

Job Description

Positions: Pastry Chef
Type: Full-time
Location: Byblos Uptown, 2537 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4P 2H9

Byblos Uptown is currently hiring for a Pastry Chef to join our Back of House team!

Byblos Uptown brings the exciting flavours of the Eastern Mediterranean to Toronto diners in a progressively designed space. The menu offers creative dishes showcasing the regionally-specific spices and flavours of the Eastern Mediterranean seaboard.

The PASTRY CHEF will report to the Chef de Cuisine and plays a key role in crafting innovative pastry recipes to produce premium quality desserts for our guests. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional work ethic, a passion and enthusiasm for the profession, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

-Manage day to day activities of the pastry team
-Responsible for creating and preparing desserts in accordance with existing menu
-Inspect the quality of ingredients and accurately measure them for specific recipes
-Develop new recipes and oversee execution to the highest standards
-Provide up to date inventory sheets and associated labour and cost reporting for the pastry department
-Responsible for researching, developing, and costing of recipes; consistently thriving to upgrade food quality and presentation
-Review and manage bakery department in determining scheduling of pastry labour and production schedule
-Ensure compliance with food handling safety regulation, health and safety workplace policies and procedures
-Attend meetings where required and communicate to all staff RE: policies and practices as they align with business practices
-Recruit and maintain staff par levels
-Train all staff in food preparation, safety standards and professionalism

-Minimum two years of senior pastry supervisory experience
-Completion of related pastry culinary program
-Food Safe certification is an asset
-Experience working with scheduling data base systems an asset
-Experience working with reporting, record management an asset
-Must be flexible and able to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment
-Great attention to detail with a creative flair
-Strong communication and leadership skills
-Must be energetic with a passion for food and a positive outlook
-Must be able to follow oral and written instructions
-Must exhibit a high degree of professionalism (i.e. punctuality, commitment to the job, well-groomed, mannerly, great team work etc.)
-Long periods of standing and walking is required
-Repetitive use of hands, dexterity, bending down

-Competitive wages
-Medical/dental group benefits
-Great perks (Discounts to all ICONINK restaurants, discounted gym membership, etc.)
-Fun team and culture
-Training and development
-Professional growth opportunities

ICONINK recognizes its obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarian with Disabilities Act, 2005, and, upon request, will provide accommodation in the recruitment processes to the point of undue hardship.


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About Byblos Uptown

Byblos brings the exciting flavours of the Eastern Mediterranean to diners in a progressively designed space.

Byblos represents a marriage of Eastern Mediterranean cuisine with strong influences from both traditional and local ingredients. Using time-honoured classic cooking techniques and modern methods, Executive Chef Ben Heaton has created dishes that showcase the regionally-specific spices and flavours of the Eastern Mediterranean seaboard. The menu is a true coastal and cultural mosaic, served family style in a convivial atmosphere.

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