Bakery Lead (Lake Tahoe)

  • Caesars Entertainment
  • Stateline, Nevada
  • Feb 02, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Located along Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada, Harrah's and Harveys Lake Tahoe properties are the premier employer of choice. Here are just a few perks of working for Caesars Entertainment, the largest casino-entertainment company in the US. Professional and leadership development Paid breaks and a free meal during each shift PTO/FTO Access to the on-site team member gym Health and Wellness benefits after 90 days of service On-site Wellness Center and monthly health and wellness initiatives Employee Assistance Program Robust educational benefits, including tuition assistance, student loan repayment options, and access to Caesars University Optional 401(k) plan eligibility after 90 days of service Sign on bonus for select positions Our Caesars family is driven by our Mission, Vision and Values. We take great pride in living these values - Together We Win, All In On Service and Blaze the Trail - every day. Our mission, 'Create the Extraordinary'. Our vision, 'Create spectacular worlds that immerse, inspire and connect you'. We don't perform magic; we create it with excellence. '. If you are ready to create some magic, we invite you to explore our dynamic, yet unique, career opportunities. JOB SUMMARY: Coordinates, leads and directs actual shift production in the Bakery. Guides, instructs, monitors, and coaches all bakers in the correct performance of their assigned duties. Ensures quality sanitation and food safety standards are met and maintained. Ensures quality is met and maintained. KEY JOB FUNCTIONS: Provides superior customer service, positively effects interactions with external and internal customers and employees and has the resiliency to deal with difficult customers in all types of business conditions and the ability to work harmoniously with co-workers. Assists in production of all baked goods in the required volume and in accordance with the established high-quality standards. Ensures that prescribes formulas and procedures are followed for all items produced on any station during shift. Orders necessary supplies in proper levels to keep bakery stocked as indicated by current PAR lists, and current menu requirements for Harrah's and Harveys food outlets. Inspects and rotates raw materials to ensure they meet established qualitative standards. Maintains the bakery and its equipment in a sanitary and fully operational condition. Provides input to the Assistant Pastry Chef / Executive Pastry Chef in preparing the periodical performance reviews of assigned personnel. Ensures that prescribed safety policies and procedures are followed and assigned personnel receive proper instruction in these policies and procedures. Demonstrates a good working knowledge of the following specializations: Show Breads, Marzipan, Pastillage, Croquant, Chocolate, and Sugar Cooking. Provides input for the instruction and development of assigned personnel Provides input for scheduling Maintains correct temperature logs Participates and guides bakers in the production of International breads, International desserts, display breads, a variety of advanced doughs, batters and fillings, etc. Prepares, finishes Wedding Cakes, Birthday Cakes and Special Occasion Cakes with upscale decorations, including but not limited to Ganache, rolled fondant, marzipan, butter cream and other coatings as requested by guests. Ensures production runs smoothly, effectively, accurately. Communicates any production issues to supervisor. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Associate Degree in Culinary Arts or equivalent experience 5 years extensive hotel or retail baking, preferably with the majority in high volume baking and pastry production; 2-3 years supervisory experience preferred QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English and speak distinctly and persuasively to others. Knowledge of general baking principles Ability to interpret formulas, calculate quantity conversions, and understand product directions Ability to communicate effectively at all times with all levels of team members. Ability to correctly prepare foods for which responsible. Ability to review and comprehend all necessary documentation. Ability to use all equipment associated with the position, including but not limited to mixers, sheeter, dough machines, proof boxes. Ability to work unsupervised. Must be able to work independently. Must be able to respond calmly and make rational decisions when handling team member conflicts. Ability to uphold and demonstrate the highest level of integrity in all situations and recognize standards required by a regulated business Acts as a role model to other Team Members and always presents oneself as a credit to Caesars Entertainment and encourages others to do the same. Adheres to all regulatory, company and department policies and procedures PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Ability to stand and walk for 8 hours Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds so as to be able to move all necessary stock around the work area. Ability to hold, grasp, have hand-eye coordination, use repetitive hand motion Must be able to respond to visual and aural cues Ability to hear, visually inspect color distinction Ability to climb a step stool Must be able to work inside and maneuver throughout the bakery. Must be able to push or pull food carts weighing up to 450 pounds. Must be able to lift pans of hot foods and bowls and trays of cold food. Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, crouch, carry, pull, and stack oven racks, mixes, oven sheets, and other baking utensils within the bakery. Ability to frequently tolerate dust Ability to occasionally tolerate fumes, chemicals and gasses Must be able to tolerate hot temperatures in excess of 200 degrees and extreme cold temperatures as low as 10 degrees below zero. Ability to frequently tolerate high noise levels Positions that have contact with the public require the ability to work in a noisy environment, and may be exposed to guests who use tobacco products. Also, non-public contact positions may be required to enter public areas from time to time, in connection with their duties, and may be subject to the same environment.Disclaimer: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the current job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments).