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Desert Diamond Casinos Pastry Cook (TUC) in Tucson, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: *Position Summary:** Under the direct supervision of the Pastry Chef. * This position entails prepping and cooking pastry items, knowledge of Pastry and baking techniques. * Placing stock in proper storage areas, cleaning and maintaining work areas and kitchens, and overall production for all Food & Beverage venues.*_This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive._**Essential Duties & Responsibilities:** Cooks and prepares a variety of foods, quantities, styles, according to the menu and demand of the business.* Use and learns proper knife skills, cooking and baking techniques, methods and terminology.* Understands and follows standardized recipes when preparing all foods for all food venues and outlets.* Understands and follows through with all assigned tasks.* Clearly communicates with Pastry Chefs.* Maintains and communicates with Pastry Chefs the foods/products needed to ensure safe par levels and proper stock levels.* Responsible for maintaining a clean, organized and sanitized work area all while following all tribal, city, state and federal health/food safety regulations and codes.* Responsible for making sure that all areas of their assigned venue/outlet/kitchen are taken care of and all assigned duties are completed.* Ensuring that assigned areas are completely ready to open by designated time set by management.* Responsible for all food/storage areas (refrigeration, freezer, dry storage) are kept clean, organized, labeled and dated.* Responsible for all equipment, tools, floors, work stations and food prep areas are kept clean and organized; as well as free from all clutter, trash and non-approved items.* Works according to established procedures of the Casino.* Responsible for being able to communicate well with team members while maintaining a positive and professional work environment.* Contributes to a team effort and accomplishing all tasks.* Performs other duties as required.*Minimum Qualifications:** Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications:* Knowledge of kitchen equipment, utensils, tools and machinery.* Knowledge of safe practices in a kitchen working environment.* Ability to communicate, read, and write clearly in basic English.* Ability to demonstrate outstanding guest service at all times.* Ability to work in a busy, fast paced environment.* Ability to perform in a professional appearance and manner.* Ability to be organized and coordinating task amongst team members.* Ability to safely use and administer cleaning equipment and supplies.* Knowledge of basic foods and there uses.* Knowledge of all food safety regulations.* Ability to teach basic culinary methods, techniques and principles.* Ability to clearly communicate to all levels of management.