Posted 16 days ago
Created in partnership with hospitality icon Nick Di Donato of the Liberty Entertainment Group, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto is the first North American location of world renowned Michelin Star Chefs Alfonso and Ernesto Iaccarino’s Don Alfonso 1890.
Don Alfonso located at Casa Loma is currently seeking a Pastry Chef.
Prepare baked dessert, mignon pastries, biscuits, and savory pastries
Prepare spoon desserts such as creams, puddings, semifreddo, and gelati
Prepare handmade chocolates
Decorate cakes and desserts using different icings, glazes, and other toppings techniques
Manage the activity in the pastry station in an autonomous and efficient manner
Set up the exhibition spaces for desserts
Monitor stocks for backing ingredients
Check quality of material and condition of equipment
Take care of the cleaning and maintenance of equipment and work tools
Creating, testing, and evaluating new Italian pastry dessert recipes to constantly renew our menu and engage the interest of customers
TERMS: Full Time
LOCATION: 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, ON M5R 1X8
Proven previous experience as Pastry Cook, Baker, or relevant role (three years at least)
Certificate in culinary arts, pastry-making, baking, or relevant field
Knowledge of both traditional and innovative Italian bakery techniques and recipes
Skilled in the making of pastries, dessert, and other baked goods.
Good knowledge of yeasts and other chemical leavening, as well as time-sensitive baking procedures
Allergy-friendly baking skills
Working Knowledge of baking with ingredients limitations (gluten free pastries, sugarless, etc.)
In depth knowledge of sanitation principles, food preparation, and baking techniques and nutrition
Able to work as part of a team in a busy kitchen atmosphere
High School Graduation
Don Alfonso is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free work environment, recruitment and selection process. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.