Overview of White Table Catering Co. Inc.
At White Table Catering, we are passionate about what we do, whether it be serving our guests in the venue of their choice or preparing client meals in our modern on-site kitchen facility or off-site in our customized mobile kitchen. As one of the fastest-growing catering companies in the Fraser Valley, we strive for excellence, integrity, and attention to detail in every facet of our operations.
Nature & Scope
The Pastry Cook will be responsible for preparing basic pastry items for our events.
The Pastry Cook will also assist in the execution of on-site and/or off site events as necessary and provide professional, focused and humble support to the event staff and kitchen team as necessary.
The Pastry Cook should:
-Be creative and keep up to date with trends in the ever-evolving culinary landscape
-Enjoy cooking in different environments (outdoors, indoors, homes, large venues)
-Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral
-Be technically proficient in their culinary craft and have a desire to continue learning and -growing as a cook and have a desire to mentor others
-Be adaptable to ever changing environments / challenges (for example weather related challenges) and ensure that they remain calm and resilient under pressure
-Be organized, efficient and prepared. Always ahead of the game yet able to think on their feet
-Represent themselves and the company in a professional manner at all times through their conduct and communication with vendor partners, guests and other associates
Duties and Responsibilities
-Creating pastries, baked goods, and confections, by creating and following a standardized recipe.
-Decorating pastries and desserts to ensure beautiful, modern and tasteful presentation.
-Monitoring the stock of baking ingredients.
-Ordering new supplies, ingredients, and equipment for the pastry section, when needed, and within budget.
-Ensuring their section of the kitchen adheres to safety and health regulations.
-Approach all tasks in line with the White Table philosophy, aesthetic, and standard of excellence
-Ensure that menu items are prepared in a timely manner and to the highest level
-Communicate respectfully and effectively with all team members across the organization
-Dishwashing, cleaning, and garbage/compost/recycling removal as required
-Complete any other duties necessary to ensure the success of the operation
-Ensure and maintain a clean, sanitary, and professional work environment
-High school diploma.
-Post-secondary training at a culinary institution.
-Certificate in culinary arts, pastry-making, baking, or relevant field.
-1 or more years’ experience working within the food industry as a Pastry Cook, Baker, or relevant role.
-Working knowledge of baking techniques and the pastry-making process.
-Creative ability with artistic skill in decorating cakes and other desserts.
-Keen attention to detail.
-Must be able to work a flexible schedule based on the business and event-specific needs
-Must be eligible to work in Canada
-Current Level 1 Food Safe
-Phone plan with data needed; for use with workplace apps and communication when teams are split
-Valid BC Driver’s License
-Ability to bend, lift, and carry 50 pounds
-Ability to stand and be mobile for an excess of 8 hours
-Current Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector upon hire
-Proficient in Gmail, Microsoft Office Suite
At White Table Catering we are passionate about what we do, whether it be serving our guests in the venue of their choice or preparing client meals in our modern on-site kitchen facility or off-site in our customized mobile kitchen. As one of the fastest growing catering companies in the Fraser Valley, we strive for excellence, integrity and attention to detail in every facet of our operations.View Company