Company & Property Description
Whether traveling on a ski trip to Aspen, or taking a romantic escape in Santorini for a special anniversary, it is the simple things that are most important to the guests of Auberge Resorts Collection.  At Auberge, we offer the opportunity to create personal memories and stories; tasting freshly picked fruit in Cabo San Lucas, horseback riding with a local cowboy in Costa Rica, or planting coral gardens in the South Pacific. People who know us, choose to return for shared experiences that connect them to local cultures and which will be forever embedded in their soul.

Over a century ago, Napa Valley was known more for wilderness than for wine, its rolling hills covered in misty forests and bubbling creeks. Our 50 freestanding guest lodges embrace the natural surroundings of our peaceful canyon while following the twists and turns of a rock-hewn stream on the valley floor. You’ll feel right at home with our version of rustic luxury—and with the Calistoga Ranch family.

Role Summary
The successful candidate will be a highly energetic individual who is excited about the challenges that a high end luxury resort demands on a day to day basis. Lead Pastry Chef will manage employee performance and development through training, coaching, performance management or corrective action. Maintaining the highest of departmental standards as determined by the Resort Chef, and the guests and owners of Calistoga Ranch.

Core Responsibilities
Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of everything that needs to be done!  Within the Auberge family, our people always find new ways to look after the business, their guests, and their team-mates.   Within this, the key responsibilities for this position are:
  • Daily supervision of the pastry department
  • Must be innovative, detail oriented and quality conscious
  • Must be aware of new trends in presentation and preparation
  • Seek opportunities to increase food revenue, decrease kitchen expenses and maximize departmental productivity without compromising our guests satisfaction

Required Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years baking experience, either as a Pastry Chef, Assistant Pastry Chef, or Lead Pastry in a similar environment. 

What Else?
At Auberge, we are passionate about our mission to be the best loved operator of one-of-a-kind luxury properties and experiences.  We are storytellers and story-makers, delivering simple pleasures and creating indelible memories. Born in Napa and inspired by the most relaxing places in the world, we prize simplicity, comfort and beauty.  Whatever role we play in Auberge, and wherever we reside and work, we all live by the view that our core purpose is to enrich people’s lives.

If that philosophy resonates with you and you feel that our approach is aligned with your own passions and beliefs, then please talk to us about becoming part of our family.

Department: Culinary
This is a hourly positions position

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