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Executive Pastry Chef - Regent Santa Monica Beach Opening Late 2023

Company: IHG
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

**About us:** The Regent Santa Monica Beach is set to house the epitome of culinary excellence in Los Angeles our signature restaurant, brought to life by a renowned restaurateur and illustrious James Beard Award-winning chef. Drawing inspiration from the bustling markets of the Mediterranean and the Middle East, our restaurant takes pride in offering a seafood-focused menu that showcases the richness of regional flavors and traditional cooking techniques. Through our innovative and creative cuisine, we aim to transport our guests on a culinary journey, where every bite resonates with the zest of authentic Mediterranean dining experiences. Join us as we embark on this gastronomic adventure, where exceptional dishes, delightful ambiance, and impeccable service converge to create unforgettable moments of indulgence. We are searching for a highly skilled and creative Executive Pastry Chef to join our team at the Regent Santa Monica Beach Luxury Hotel. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in creating innovative and visually stunning pastries, desserts, wedding cakes, amenities and confections while maintaining the highest standards of quality and consistency. The Executive Pastry Chef will oversee the entire Pastry department, ensuring exceptional service and a memorable guest experience. **A little bit about your day:** Reporting to the Executive Chef, every day is different, but your essential functions will include the following: + Develop and create unique, innovative, and visually appealing pastries, desserts, and confections for various outlets within the hotel, including restaurants, banquets, and in-room dining + Collaborate with the culinary team to develop seasonal and special event menus, incorporating new techniques and trends + Oversee and manage the day-to-day operations of the pastry department, including staff scheduling, inventory control, and budget management + Train, mentor, and supervise pastry team members, fostering a positive and efficient work environment + Ensure strict adherence to food safety, sanitation, and quality standards, following HACCP guidelines and local health department regulations + Collaborate with other departments, such as catering and events, to provide exceptional service and guest experiences + Maintain and develop relationships with vendors to ensure the highest quality ingredients and supplies are available + Continuously research and implement new techniques, equipment, and industry trends to maintain a competitive edge in the market + Participate in hotel promotional activities, such as cooking demonstrations, media events, and guest interactions **What we need from you:** + Minimum of 5 years of experience in a high-end pastry kitchen, with at least 3 years in a supervisory or management role + Culinary degree or certification from a recognized culinary institution, with a focus on pastry arts preferred + Proven track record of creating visually stunning and innovative pastries, desserts, and confections + Extensive knowledge of various pastry techniques, ingredients, and equipment + Strong leadership and mentoring skills, with the ability to motivate and manage a diverse team + Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines + Familiarity with food safety regulations and HACCP guidelines **What you can expect from us:** The annual pay range for this role is **$105,000.00 to $115,000.00** . This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed at **Regent Santa Monica Beach** . This is the lowest to highest pay scale we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. A team members pay position within the pay range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs. Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Companys sole discretion, consistent with the law. Join us and youll become part of the global IHG family and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve. In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself. So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG. IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans. At IHG, weve made a promise. As one of the worlds leading hotel groups, were here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey? Regent is the epitome of modern luxury for the worlds most discerning travelers. Pushing the boundaries of refined living since 1971, Regent colleagues have set out once more to reimagine uplifting experiences that balance serenity and stimulation to heighten the senses. This, is new. This, is Regent. Lets Go Further Together. At IHG Hotels & Resorts, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We firmly believe that all our colleagues deserve to be treated equally and have the same opportunities to develop and grow their skills within our business and provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and colleagues without regard to an individual's, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: IHG, Santa Monica , Executive Pastry Chef - Regent Santa Monica Beach Opening Late 2023, Hospitality & Tourism , Santa Monica, California

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