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Pastry Cook

Property Name: Grand Geneva Resort
Location: Lake Geneva, WI, United States
Date Posted:
Requisition #: 2400018E
Salary Estimate: $14-$17 per hour

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If you desire to put your experience to work in a full-service AAA Four Diamond resort setting while making an impact to the benefit of your team, ownership, and community, the perfect career opportunity awaits.

We are in search of a Pastry Cook to join our Grand team at our 1,300 acre Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Recognized as a Top Resort in the Midwest by Conde Nast Traveler, this award-winning, all-seasons destination features over 746 guest accommodations, the WELL Spa & Salon, two championship golf courses, fitness facilities, a ski hill and terrain park, and 9 unique food and beverage outlets.

Our Team is looking for People Pleasing individuals who want to do the following:

·       Turn our guest’s ordinary day into an extraordinary day

·       Love where they work

·       Be appreciated for what they bring to a team

·       Learn and grow with a company who truly values it’s people

What’s in it for you?

  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Free meals every shift made by our talented culinary team
  • Paid time off
  • Golf, Ski, Restaurant & Spa discounts
  • Hotel room discounts as low as $49 per night
  • WELL Spa Gym membership for $16 per paycheck
  • Advancement opportunities across the property and US
  • Friendly work atmosphere
  • Holiday, jury duty, & bereavement pay
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life insurance, employee assistance program and additional retirement benefits
  • Recognition programs (aka get paid to celebrate)

About the role

Start your creative career in culinary as a Pastry Cook: Produce menu items in an appropriate time frame while maintaining or exceeding the standards set forth by the Executive Chef for menu production, kitchen cleanliness, sanitation, and advance preparation. 

What will you be doing?

·       Read and follow recipes as they pertain to menu production.

·       Memorize all production specifications, food presentations, and cooking methods pertinent to menu production.

·       Recognize/fabricate all products pertinent to menu production.

·       Cook all menu items to guest specifications with regards to temperature, etc.

·       Properly label, date, and store all prepared food as well as raw ingredients and food orders.

·       Assist others in workload management as time allows.

·       Maintain a clean and organized work area.

·       Maintain a sanitary environment consistent with the standards of chef and local health department.

·       Recognize fluctuations in volume of business, and maintain station accordingly.

·       Maintain consciousness of portion sizes consistent with production specifications.

·       Recognize and react to product spoilage.

·       Maintain a clean and presentable uniform/appearance.

·       Communicate any needs, deficiencies, or outages to chef/supervisor.

·       Accept verbal direction from chef/supervisor regarding changes, special needs, quantity of production, etc.

·       Organize tasks and manage time effectively.

·       Complete station set up, including necessary equipment, in a timely manner and assist team members as time allows.

·       Prepare portions of Staff Meal for Employee Cafeteria.

·       Close kitchen shifts in the manner set forth by chef/supervisor.

·       Perform other duties as assigned.

What do you bring to the role?

  • Someone who is passionate about people and travel
  • Willing to work weekends
  • LOVES meeting new people and interacting with guests
  • Has reliable transportation to and from work
  • Past experience in hotels and customer service a plus
  • Enjoys proactively using their creativity to personalize the guest experience


WARNING: must be prepared to be a part of guest memories for years to come!

Grand Geneva is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Note: This document describes the general nature and level of work required of people in the job. It is not intended to be an all-encompassing list of responsibilities, duties, and skills.