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Verified Pay $18.50 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Hershey, Pennsylvania

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Part-Time Hershey's Sweets Pastry Cook - Hershey's Chocolate World $18.50+
Posted Date: Dec 17, 2023
Requisition Number: 119943

Job Location: Hershey, PA

Pay Rate: $18.50 an hour or more based on your experience

Minimum Age: 18 years or older

Availability: Requires availability to work nights, weekends, and holiday shifts

Who We Are

Hershey's Chocolate World is the most popular brand experience in the world. Our guests come to experience our one-of-a-kind attractions, shop for souvenirs and gifts, and enjoy our sweet treats and savory delights in our food court.

Our team members are the key ingredient that bring our exceptional food experiences to life. Hershey's Pastry Cooks work directly with other team members to produce the amount of pastry and dessert items needed for the day and are responsible for the preparation and rotation of guests, events, and franchise orders. Excellent perks, career growth, customer-focused service, and the opportunity to further the culture of hospitality that our founder, Milton S. Hershey, to make Hershey's Chocolate World the best place to work.

A Day in the Life

  • The Hershey's Pastry Cook will provide prompt and courteous service to Hershey's Chocolate World guests
  • Follows HACCP policies and procedures to ensure the safe production of all food items
  • Maintain the daily production of pastry items and desserts and coordinate needs of all Sweets locations (Bake Shoppe, Coffee Cocoa, Reese's Stuff Your Cup, S'mores and More Kiosk, and Ice Cream)
  • Employee will work with industrial kitchen equipment to produce pastry and dessert items
  • Complete daily checklists, properly rotate, label, and store prepped food items
  • Monitor hot and cold food holding temperatures and other required food safety duties
  • Decorate pastries, cakes, and gourmet chocolate treats
  • Meet all food safety and sanitation standards
  • Maintain online and onsite event order forms for pastry orders

What You'll Need

  • Candidates must possess (or be able to complete within 6 months) ServSafe Food Handler certification
  • Leadership skills in motivation and teamwork to complete daily production requirements for bake shop
  • Ability to react quickly to special situations
  • Perform bakery and guest service skills typical of a kitchen environment (decorative and piping skills, knife skills, following recipes, attention to detail, etc.)
  • Serve food and beverages according to standards for portion and presentation
  • Display pastry items and desserts according to standards
  • Accuracy in money handling, order taking, and execution of directions

Who We Are Looking For

  • Individuals with a high school diploma or GED equivalent is preferred but not required.
  • Individuals with 1 year experience in a bake shop, restaurant, or hotel pastry position is preferred but not required.
  • Decorating and Piping skills are required for this role.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must maintain a neat appearance and meet the uniform standards
  • Must be able to push, pull, lift, and carry up to 25-50 pounds. Overhead lifting may be required
  • Must be able to walk or stand for 5-8 hours
  • Requires repetitive motion of the hands, wrists, and forearms
  • Requires bending, stooping, lifting, and twisting
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to perform basic math functions
  • Must be able to work at a fast pace and remain focused, accurate, and efficient
  • Ability to function effectively as part of a team
  • Must be able to follow company provided recipes

What's in it For You?

  • Free meal and drinks for every shift worked
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Holiday pay and the opportunity for annual pay raises
  • 50% discount on all Hershey Kitchen's and Bakery food items
  • Employee recognition programs, cook-outs, and many other activities

This description covers the most significant duties performed, but the incumbent may be responsible for other minor-related work assignments.

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg