Pastry Cook

Maialino Mare
Washington, DC
Nov 21, 2021
Nov 25, 2021
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
Make a meaningful impact as a Pastry Cook at Maialino Mare in DC! Founded by CEO Danny Meyer with the opening of Union Square Cafe in 1985, Union Square Hospitality Group has created some of New York s most beloved restaurants, cafes, and bars such as Gramercy Tavern, Union Square Cafe, Blue Smoke, Marta, and Porchlight to name a few! Maialino Mare is a Roman-style trattoria with an emphasis on seafood pastas and whole-grilled fish a coastal sister to the original Maialino restaurant opened in New York City in 2009. Sourced from its local family of farmers and fishers, Maialino Mare uses quality, seasonal ingredients throughout the menu, complemented by a robust Italian wine list and beautiful, rustic desserts. Maialino Mare is located on the ground floor of the Thompson Hotel and is accessible from street level, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. The restaurant offers private dining and seasonal outdoor seating. Maialino Mare is a full-service and welcoming environment with many opportunities to learn and contribute. We are a Values-Driven Company that is committed to creating great work experiences for our people with lots of growth opportunities for advancement . Our top priority is the safety and well-being of our team members, our guests, and our community. To keep all of us safe, we have implemented health and safety protocols that go above and beyond our already strict standards. As a valued member of our team, you will be eligible for revenue sharing and your compensation will include the following benefits: Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance within 1 month Free Parking Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work Pre-tax commuter plan for Metro 401(k) to help you invest in your future Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants Access to growth opportunities and career advancement support Access to a generous Referral Program What You Bring to the Table Commitment to embodying our Family Values of: Integrity - Doing the right things always- using sound judgment- even when no one is looking Excellence - Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done Hospitality - Doing all that can be done for others- and more than is expected- in thoughtful ways that let people know you are on their side Entrepreneurial Spirit - Seeing opportunities others haven t- and creating opportunities others wish they d thought of first We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion and belonging at our company . We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. As a Pastry Cook , yyou will work closely with the leaders and team members to drive service each day and hold one another accountable to our high culinary and operating standards. We are looking for dedicated team members who are invested in ensuring our guests have an incredible and memorable experience directly and by supporting other team members. Professionals in this role will need to demonstrate a good knowledge of food, pastry and bread ingredients and procedures, our recipes and procedures, and a high degree of culinary skill. Successful candidates require great efficiency and focus, good communication skills, a pleasant friendly attitude, and a strong passion for hospitality and growth.. Key Responsibilities: Maintain a mastery of all duties including prep, production, portioning, storing, and cleaning Follow procedures of all recipes and techniques Properly maintain tools, equipment, and a clean station Know and follow all safety standards The ideal candidate will possess: 2+ years of experience as a pastry cook in a similar environment Previous experience with similar tools and equipment Strong knife and culinary skills Current Food Handlers Certificate Open AM availability beginning as early as 6 AM and a career mentality We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion and belonging at our company . We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. USHG will make reasonable accommodations under applicable law for qualified individuals to enable them to perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would create an undue hardship for the Company. Benefits USHG is proud to offer all qualified employees a package of employee benefits including; Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Transit Discount program, 401k, Flexible Spending, Direct Deposit, Corporate Fitness Discount programs and an Employee Dining Program. Medical: Each of our PPO plans is designed to help you meet your healthcare needs and manage expenses for you (and your dependents) including the option to use in-network or out-of network providers. Our medical insurance offers three different options to employees with USHG sharing the cost of the premium with enrolled employees. Dental Insurance: USHG offers two dental policies: an in-network plan, and an out-of-network plan. We cover 100% of the cost of the In Network Plan for you (an individual plan) or we will apply a set dollar amount per month to the cost of your plan if you choose to add dependants or to go out-of-network using the Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plan. Vision: USHG offers a supplemental vision insurance program. The in-network plan includes an annual eye exam and a pair of glasses or set of contacts. Transit Program: All employees are eligible to elect to set aside pre-tax dollars each month toward the cost of commuting. You may choose up to the Federal Allowed maximum per month and these elections are deducted pre-tax. As a result you will pay less in taxes each year. 401(k) Plan: USHG offers a voluntary retirement investment plan that allows you to defer a portion of your income and use pre-tax dollars to save for your retirement. All employees who are 21 years of age or older may elect to participate after 12 months of continuous employment. Flexible Spending Accounts: All employees who have completed 12 months of continuous, full-time employment may elect to set up Flexible Spending Accounts in January of each year. Flexible Spending Accounts allow employees to defer pre-tax income to pay for certain eligible expenses including health care costs not covered by health insurance, transportation to work, and qualified child care expenses. Flexible Spending allows you to increase the income you take home by reducing the amount of taxes you pay for qualified expenses. Direct Deposit: We offer direct deposit of paychecks to your financial institution at no cost to you. You may sign up for direct deposit at any time. Corporate Discount Programs: As a USHG employee, you can get a discounted rate at area gyms and massage services. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to stay healthy and strong! Employee Dining Program: Through this program, we hope to make dining in our restaurants a reality for all our employees. The program starts out as a discount program and adds Dining Dollars over time. More detail about Maialino Mare part of Union Square Hospitality Group, please visit