Primary Location

United States-Pittsburgh-Fairmont Pittsburgh

Employee Status




Chef de Partie

We are currently seeking a passionate and energetic Pastry Chef De Partie who is ready to step into a leadership role.  The successful candidate will be capable of providing flawless culinary service, be passionate about food and cooking and have a keen eye for detail.


Hotel Overview: Fairmont Pittsburgh, a 4 diamond LEED certified luxury hotel, is located at the heart of Pittsburgh’s business, cultural and retail hub.  Fairmont Pittsburgh offers superb and distinctive guest services and accommodations in a luxury setting.


Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

• Must be able to understand and adjust recipes according to business levels.

• Have working knowledge of properly storing, rotating and maintaining products.

• Knowledge of all standard procedures and policies pertaining to food preparation, receiving, storage and sanitation.

• Able to run all aspects of the Pastry kitchen as the lead chef reporting to the Exec Sous Chef – Banquets and Chef de Cuisine for the restaurant.

• Operate and maintain all department equipment and reporting any malfunctioning.

• Able to supervise service, checking each plate for quality and correcting any issues or mistakes

• Have excellent knowledge of menu creation, whilst maintaining quality and controlling costs in a volume food business.

• Takes on all administrative duties such as scheduling, costing of menus, ordering, BEO review, and menu development.

• Highly motivated, able to work alone, give direction and inspire others

• Ability to train staff members on correct station set up, cooking techniques, cleaning routines and presentation of all dishes.

• Leads the pastry team with social and wedding desserts, including creation and development of specialty wedding cakes.

• Provides pastry support to the banquet departments for group events, tastings, and teams and also provides pastry support to the main restaurant, fl.2.

• Strong organizational skills, able to work with cooks maintain walk-ins and shared areas.

• Excellent interpersonal skills, and able to communicate clearly.

• All tasks are completed with 100% attention to detail



• Must have at least three years experience in a luxury hotel or equivalent
• Previous leadership experience in a Pastry production required
• Working knowledge of sugar work/chocolate skills an asset
• Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced team environment
• Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
• Highly responsible & reliable
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
• Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and /or up to 25 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
• Constant standing and walking throughout shifts.
Visa Requirements: Must have proof of valid U.S. work authorization.
APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. Our Sustainability Partnership program represents our ever-expanding commitment to being a responsible business and to following the principles of sustainability across our operations, the world over. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Job Level





Rotating / Shift Work

Closing Date

22.Mar.2018, 3:59:00 AM

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