Executive Pastry Chef - Fine Dining - Multiple Concepts

Orange, CA 92857

Company Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -082019-38757 Salary: $100,000 - $120,000 Experience Level: Director / Multi-Unit Managers Job Function: Operations
We are looking to add an Executive Pastry Chef to our growing team! This person will be based in Orange County (must come from a similar cost-of-living environment if relocating). The Executive Pastry Chef will be a role model to everyone they interact with, inspiring all workgroups to be ambassadors of product knowledge, quality, and consistency. She/He will partner with the Director of Operations and Regional Culinary Managers to create successful rollouts, changes/enhancements, and troubleshooting.

If this sounds like your DREAM JOB, apply today!

Executive Pastry Chef Responsibilities:
  • Extensive Pastry experience (over five years) working in both traditional and contemporary dessert methods
  • Comfortable with purchasing, handling, and cookery of all pastry-related products
  • Ability to work in the field 75% of the time -- 5% out-of-state travel
  • Success in leading new pastry programs for multiple units
  • Strong track record of successful project management and time management
  • Maintain best practices for the company consistently
  • Leads people through recognition for great work, public and celebrated wins for individuals, and mentors all crewmembers to achieve better results
  • Understands and can articulate the financial impact of a new dessert
  • Standards bearer for quality, staffing, cleanliness, and organization
Executive Pastry Chef Benefits and Salary:
  • $100,000 to $120,000 -- total compensation package
  • 48-50 hours a week
  • Relocation package if outside Orange County
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • Vacation
  • Life insurance
  • 401k
  • Dining discounts
  • Growth opportunities, and more!


We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we do not discriminate against qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records.

Jessica Newton Smith
Senior Recruiter

  • Jessica Newton Smith joined Goodwin Recruiting in August 2017. 
  • She is an accomplished and self-motivated Business Managing Partner. Jessica has over 19 years of high-quality experience in the fast-paced and demanding corporate restaurant business sector.   
  • She has extensive expertise in areas of operations, revenue expansion, marketing, business development, troubleshooting, recruiting, training and client relations.   
  • Jessica is passionate about achieving high-impact results and continuously conquering new goals and business targets. This background has provided her with a successful transition to full-time recruiting.    
  • In her free time, Jessica indulges in Austin Hope (wine), OrangeTheory (Fitness), and Billions (the TV show).   
  • Jessica attended Texas A&M in Central Texas where she studied Marketing Management.  
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