Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC) is a dynamic hub for government, business, commerce and the community, in the heart of the nation’s capital. As the first and only federal building dedicated to both public and private use, the Reagan Building is the official World Trade Center Washington, DC, featuring a premier conference and events center, executive office space, attractions and exhibits, retail, dining, parking and public programming.
Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA, A Drew Company), the exclusive manager of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, is seeking a talented Pastry Supervisor to join its culinary team.
At the direction of the kitchen management, the Pastry Supervisor will coordinate and execute the daily production of all items produced by the pastry department. He/she, together with kitchen management, will ensure that all TCMA standards and policies are adhered to at all times. Emphasis will be placed on quality, creativity, and presentation of food, cost controls, and sanitation. As a supervisor, he/she is to set an example for all kitchen employees in terms of professionalism, positive attitude, strong work ethic, and motivation.
Essential functions • Maintains department staffing levels to facilitate optimal performance of all duties, minimal overtime, and maximum efficiency • Represents kitchen management in their absence • Administers and ensures adherence to departmental guidelines, policies and procedures • Responsible for smooth, efficient, cost effective operation of food production activities, to include labor management, use of product and adherence to all sanitation requirements • Supervises/performs kitchen opening and closing procedures • Supervises food handling in the preparation and production of all hot and cold items produced in their department • Ensures that all products are received and stored properly • Oversees all aspects of food preparation and production, ensuring that standardized recipes, plating and presentation guides, portion control and garnish requirements are adhered to at all times • Organizes, leads and assists other team members in the performance of their duties as needed to ensure TCMA standards for timely preparation with minimal waste • Monitors all food preparation, production, holding and storage operations to ensure adherence to all food service sanitation standards
Job Requirements • Three to five years’ experience in quantity food production, in upscale operation • A minimum of one year pastry experience in quantity food production in upscale operation • Proven culinary skills and knowledge of food production techniques • Thorough knowledge and understanding of kitchen equipment use and operation • Ability to stand, bend, lift 50 pounds, and push carts weighing up to 200 pounds
Trade Center Management Associates is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.