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Pastry Chef at Fogo Island Inn

Date Posted: February 02, 2023
Application Deadline: June 01, 2023
Job Type: Seasonal / Contract
Job Category:

  • Culinary, Tourism and Hospitality
Job Start Date: March 15, 2023
Job End Date: November 30, 2023
Job Location: In Office Position (Joe Batt's Arm, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)
Positions Available: 1
Salary: Starts at $55k annually, scaled on education and experience. The Fogo Island Inn is a non-tipping enterprise and all staff participate in revenue sharing. This is distributed 3 times annually and in 2022 amounted to 50% of base earnings.
Hours Per Week: Typically 40 hours/week in high season, but scheduled as needed

Job Description

The Pastry Chef, based at the Fogo Island Inn, will excel in a fast-paced and energetic environment. The Pastry Chef will prepare menu items while maintaining and implementing exceptional service standards. General responsibilities: Maintaining up to date knowledge of pastry trends to keep the pastry department current, while having knowledge of traditional Newfoundland puddings, desserts and sweets. Monitoring the development of a la carte items as dictated by current season and Newfoundland tradition.  To maintain all pastry equipment and ensure proper cleaning and sanitation procedures. Provide leadership to the culinary team, assist with training and supervising kitchen staff. Other responsibilities as necessary to enhance guest experience


The ideal candidate: Has formal culinary training and extensive professional experience using classic pastry techniques. Understands regional ingredients and is eager to innovate. Has knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods. Is enthusiastic and friendly, has good communication skills, and enjoys working in a team environment. Safe Food Handling Certification would be an asset. Has the ability to adapt and react quickly to fluid situations while maintaining a positive attitude


What we offer: An engaged, highly supportive, and collaborative environment. The opportunity to work and live in a thriving social entrepreneurship. A commitment to recruiting, promoting, and training qualified individuals at all levels within the organization

How to Apply

Submit your application by email to the company contact listed below.
Documents to be included:

Cover LetterResumeReferences

Company Information

Company Name: Fogo Island Inn

Address: 210 Main Road

City/Town: Joe Batt's Arm

Postal/Zip Code: A0G2X0

Province/State: Newfoundland

Country: Canada

Website: https://fogoislandinn.ca/

Company Contact

Contact Person: Timothy Charles

Contact Person Job Title: Executive Chef

Telephone: 7092667816

Email: timothycharles@fogoislandinn.ca