Saratoga Retirement, Silicon Valley’s premier upscale senior living community, is seeking an experienced Pastry Chef with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Pastry Chef or equivalent roles to help lead our team of culinary professionals and oversee all bakery and pastry activities for our fine-dining restaurant, upscale casual Bistro, catering services, and all other areas of our culinary program.
We are not a nursing home or typical senior living community. At our luxury, resort-like community, we are driven to provide our residents with the best pastries and desserts the Bay Area has to offer, so our residents don’t need to leave home for an incredible culinary experience. Come join us in pushing the envelope!
The successful candidate will find great satisfaction in making people happy through sweets. Prior experience in and the ability to help others develop their potential through strong, effective leadership is a plus. Strong skills in cake production and decorating, pies, tarts, chocolate work, upscale a la carte dessert production, quick breads, breakfast pastries, display pieces, and writing standardized recipes are essential.
We have a fun and friendly work environment and it’s important to us that you enjoy coming to work each day. We offer competitive wages, and other fantastic benefits including:
*Help us keep our seniors safe! Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for employment.
A valid Food Handlers card is required and a ServSafe Food Safety Manager certificate is a plus.