• Pastry Chef

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/1/2018 1:23 PM)
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  • Overview

    Nashville Hotel




    The Omni Nashville Hotel was specially created to be an authentic expression of Nashville’s vibrant music culture. Across from the new Music City Center, the luxury hotel is a one-of-a-kind experience, fully integrated with an expansion of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on four levels. Located on Fifth Avenue between Demonbreun and Korean Veterans Blvd. The Omni Nashville Hotel design is a modern expression of the city’s distinct character, incorporating natural materials, exposed steel and regional limestone. The multi-story hotel and expanded museum shares meeting and entertainment space and brings additional restaurants and retail venues to this dynamic destination in downtown Nashville.

    The Omni Nashville Hotel’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Nashville may be your perfect match.

    Job Description

    Responsible for supervising and coordinating all pastry and baking preparation for all hotel outlets.


    • Assign production work for associates.
    • Controls all food costs and payroll.
    • Responsible for purchasing supplies.
    • Coordinate production of all baked goods and dessert items ordered by outlets.
    • Completes any special requests ordered by outlets or other departments. Requisition all items needed for the following day from the food storeroom, non-food storeroom and stewarding department.
    • Ensure proper sanitation procedures are followed and the pastry shop is always clean, neat and orderly.
    • Ensure all equipment is in full working order.
    • Ensure an adequate supply of all products prepared on a timely basis.
    • Establish standard recipes and ensure the compliance with them.
    • Perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy.
    • Prioritize, organize, delegate work and follow through.
    • To be a clear thinker, remain calm and resolve problems using good judgment.
    • Ensure that level of quality, portion control, and plate presentation is adhered to consistently.
    • Consistently check line plating and quality.
    • Supervise daily pastry preparation for assigned areas.


    • Candidate is required to have at least 2 years previous culinary management experience specializing in pastry. Experience in a high volume luxury hotel or resort preferred.
    • Associates Degree in Culinary Arts or Baking/Pastry Arts required.
    • Candidate must be creative and up to speed on new concepts and food trends. 
    • Candidate must have proven leadership skills and must be able to train, develop, and motivate staff. 
    • Ability to teach employees importance of, and how to interact with internal/external guests and courteously solve internal requests
    • Ability to train a staff to produce high volumes of work while maintaining quality per Omni standards 
    • Able to set priorities for the pastry culinary team and provide feedback to others that enhances performance.
    • Prior experience managing schedules, inventory, payroll, food cost, service recovery and associate relations matters required.
    • Ability to clearly and pleasantly communicate both verbally and in writing in English with guests, management and co-workers, both in person and by telephone
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and provide guest follow up in a fast paced environment.
    • Must be familiar with batch and quantity cooking
    • Eye/hand coordination needed to use all kitchen equipment.  
    • Highly motivated self-starter focused on quality, organization, cleanliness and teamwork. 
    • Must be able to utilize culinary tools (knives, commercial equipment, etc) and taste/smell.
    • Must be proficient with computers.
    • Serve Safe certified food manager.   
    • Must be able to lift/carry up to 50 lbs and push/pull up to 75 lbs. Must be able to walk/stand for extended periods of time, with frequent bending and twisting. Must be able to utilize culinary tools (knives, commercial equipment, etc) and taste/smell.
    • Must be able to work a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays.






    Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement 
    If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to applicationassistance@omnihotels.com.


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