Pastry Chef Instructor - Culinary Institute LeNotre


Job Title: Baking and Pastry Chef Instructor.

Full-time

4 day workweek

1 Position Available


POSITION SUMMARY:

Teach the fundamental techniques of French gourmet baking and pastry arts to students in both the Associate Degree and Vocational Degree programs. Supervise the preparation of dishes and guide the progress of students at all levels, from beginners to professionals, through hundreds of competencies including ice cream, chocolate, bread, wedding cakes, décor, and centerpieces.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Impart to students the fundamental recipes and techniques that are the building blocks of classical French pastry/baking, including ice cream, chocolate, bread, wedding cakes, décor, and centerpieces.

  • Prepare students for weekly tests and for all levels of practical examinations and conduct weekly quizzes.

  • Ensure that weekly curriculum courses are properly prepared.

  • Assist with workshops offered by Culinary Institute.

  • Report the scores and complete the weekly student evaluation forms.

  • Participate in doing inventory and ordering and receiving ingredients for pastry class.

  • Attend Instructors’ monthly faculty meetings.

  • Make job placement recommendations for students to the Career Services Department.

  • Record/report any student violations using the disciplinary sheet.

  • Ensure that the laboratory and refrigerator are clean, and all ingredients are covered, labeled, and properly stored away at the end of each class, with student involvement.

  • Plan food consumption and ingredients purchases to avoid waste of ingredients.

  • Display and implement good classroom management techniques to provide a better educational and practical experience for our students.

  • Assist in retention strategies and efforts.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Baking / Pastry Arts, or equivalent

  2. 10+ years of experience as a Pastry Chef (12+ for those on H-1B visas)

  3. Experience in creating a teamwork culture and environment among administration departments and faculty members.

  4. Must be able to work flexible hours and attend CIL events as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  1. Must possess good presentation skills and the ability to speak in public.

  2. Verbal and written communication skills, plus analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

  3. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.

  4. Must be customer service oriented.

  5. Ability to evaluate objectively, fairly, and consistently.

  6. Creativity and initiative.

  7. Ability to correctly use and demonstrate all regular equipment and tools within the subject field.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  1. Communication Proficiency.

  2. Leadership.

  3. Decision Making

  4. Strategic Thinking.

  5. Time Management.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and/or sit for extended periods of time, and have sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate lab equipment and office equipment.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  1. Extreme heat or cold.

  2. Noise level which may, at times, require normal hearing protection in the form of earplugs.

  3. Exposure to machinery and moving parts.


Please send your resume to medwards@ciaml.com to be matched.