Pastry Cook
Food Services
Deadline Aug 14 2019
The Food Services has an opening for the position of Pastry Cook in grade 5 starting at a salary of LBP 847,179.- per month. Since this provides an opportunity for PROMOTION from within, kindly circulate this information and/or post it in your area of jurisdiction so that those interested and having the minimum qualifications may apply.
Basic Functions
Prepare and execute pastries, breads, baked goods, desserts. Measure and mix ingredients, such as flour, flavoring, and fruit, to form concoctions. Decorate products with icing designs. Inspect pastry shop, baking equipment, and cleanliness.
Support the mission and vision of the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) and that of the Food Services Department.
Minimum Requirements
  • Work Schedule: Shift Basis and/or On-Call
  • Secondary Education. Technical Baccalaureat (BT) in Hotel and Catering is preferred. Emphasis: Food preparation
  • 5 years of experience as a Cook in pastry preparation
  • Strong command of Arabic or Basic English


Interested applicants are invited to register/login and complete the online application and apply to the vacancy prior to August 14 2019 on the following link: http://www1.aubmc.org.lb/hremp/

For Internal Applicants: In addition to the updated C.V., a letter of intent should be addressed to the Human Resources Department with a copy to the concerned Supervisor(s).

Within the framework of Lebanese Law, the American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Summary
Prepare and execute pastries, breads, baked goods, desserts. Measure and mix ingredients, such as flour, flavoring, and fruit, to form concoctions. Decorate products with icing designs. Inspect pastry shop, baking equipment, and cleanliness.
Support the mission and vision of the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) and that of the Food Services Department.
Essential Functions / Task Groups

Technical/Functional:

  • Prepare pastries, baked foods and fresh desserts for patients and cafeteria.
  • Assist the chefs with food preparation and cooking of pastry dishes.
  • Oversee pastry preparation and menu.
  • Mix, knead, and shape dough or batter to make pies, cakes, cookies, and other pastries.
  • Portion pastries, desserts.
  • Suggest and execute new pastry items for better menu variety.
  • Distribute supplies and equipment as necessary.
  • Report any equipment on the section which needs repair or maintenance.
  • Ensure that pastry stations are well stocked before and during meals.
  • Assist with the enforcement of health standards.
  • Ensure freshness and suitability of products used by section and appropriate storage.
  • Train junior kitchen staff in issues related to pastry preparation.
  • Perform other related duties.
Critical Competencies
English Comprehension, Client Focus, Achievement Orientation, Organizational Awareness, Initiative, Communication Skills, Safety and Health Management, Developing Others, Resource Management, Technical Expertise, Team Skills, Planning and Organizing, Information and Records Administration, Quality Management.
Knowledge / Know-How
Knowledge:
Knowledge of international pastry dishes.
Knowledge of the different kitchen equipment techniques.

Education:
Minimum Education: Secondary Education
Preferred Education: Technical Baccalaureat (BT) in Hotel and Catering
Emphasis: Food preparation

Experience:
Minimum Experience: 5 years of experience as a Cook in pastry preparation.

Languages:
Minimum Language: Arabic or Basic English.
Impact of Actions / Decisions
Slow and defective work impacts the deadline of the service.
Job Structure
Skilled labor activities that will enable duties to be performed effectively and efficiently.
Managerial / Supervisory Responsibility
Reporting Channel:
1st Level: Executive Chef
2nd Level: Food Services Manager

Supervisory Channel:
None
Job Characteristics
Physical Effort: Moderate Physical Effort
Work Schedule: Shift Basis and/or On-Call
Working Conditions: Slightly confined workspaces