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Pastry Sous Chef at Marquis Restaurant

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 Union Square Events is looking for a Pastry Sous Chef to join their growing team!

Founded in 2005 as Hudson Yards Catering, Union Square Events is a culinary and operations leader in the hospitality industry, partnering with a diverse portfolio of best-in-class clients. We produce one-of-a-kind catered events and unparalleled dining experiences in a variety of cultural, corporate, entertainment, and private venues throughout New York City and beyond. 

Who you are: 

The Pastry Sous Chef is responsible for overseeing a team producing everything from viennoiserie, mousses, cookies, cakes, ice cream, passed, buffet, and plated desserts to chocolate work in a high-volume kitchen. This individual will assist in the menu, recipe creation, production, and leadership amongst the culinary pastry team in a high-volume environment. This individual is expected to develop an understanding of ordering and inventory procedures, food cost and labor cost, and how these reflect in the daily production of their Pastry Cooks. The Pastry Sous Chef will assist to oversee the overall running of the kitchen, cleanliness, and organization, alongside helping foster team spirit and relationships within the team to create comradery and a strong, positive, and supportive working environment. The Pastry Sous Chef will assume all responsibilities in the absence of the Executive Pastry Chef. This individual has to have flexibility in scheduling. 

What we need from you:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in large-scale format baking, commissary, catering or hotel, preferred
  • 1-2 years of management experience preferred
  • Good communication skills: ability to understand, follow and delegate written and verbal instruction
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective time management
  • Passion for motivation, educating, and empowering the team
  • Emotional Awareness under pressure 
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Experience with systems development and implementation
  • Punctual and reliable attendance 
  • Knowledge and understanding of safety, sanitation, and food handling procedures
  • Culinary school preferred
  • Experience in high-volume production of buffet and plated pastry/dessert items

What you’ll get from us:

  • Annual Salary of $70,000 - 80,000, plus bonus potential*
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you with an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Options (health care, dependent care, transit & parking)
  • Employee Assistance Program to support overall mental wellbeing
  • Exclusive access to primary care, mental health, and other healthcare services through Radish Health
  • Annual dining credit and 51% dining discount throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Access to the USHG HUGS Employee Relief Fund
  • Hotel Partner Discount

*The above represents the expected salary range for this position. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your experience and other job-related factors.

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