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Pastry Assistant

Altius is currently seeking a creative and experienced Pastry Assistant to be an integral part of one of the most highly rated dining experiences in Pittsburgh. We are looking for a candidate that has the culinary expertise to make a wide variety of desserts and baked goods including bread production, and understands and appreciates the subtleties of flavor pairings, and has a good aesthetic sense for food and pastry presentation.




~~Altius has the proud honor of winning both ‘Savor Pittsburgh 2019 Best Dessert’ and Pittsburgh Magazine “Best of the ‘Burgh” Best Dessert of 2019.~~









  • Work with Executive Pastry Chef to produce high-quality bread/desserts
  • Assist in the daily preparation of all baked goods, pastries, and bread for the restaurant and banquet production
  • Maintains pastry station by adhering to state and local sanitation, storage, and refrigeration requirements and codes
  • Availability for evening pastry plating shifts is a requirement of the position



Skills and Qualifications:




  • preferred 2 years of culinary experience in the pastry department of a high-volume upscale restaurant/hotel or catering company.
  • Must be proficient in bread production; skills in other pastry categories including mousse, pastry creams, lamination, chocolate tempering, and caramel
  • An ability to work well in a fast-paced high-volume kitchen environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail, an ability to multi-task, and time management skills.
  • A positive demeanor and ability to function successfully in both team and independent work environments.



In exchange for your skills and efforts, we offer a competitive starting hourly rate and an unparalleled opportunity for professional growth in a rewarding work environment.


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