Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
Phoenix, AZ

Summary of Position:

The Assistant Pastry Chef position is responsible for assisting in producing pastry products and working closely with the Executive Pastry Chef to maintain standards and consistency throughout the department.

Essential Functions:

•Understanding food and labor costs and help control costs

•Train and mentor new pastry associates on all pastry production.

•Prepare icings, butter creams, and fillings to be used in the decoration of cakes and pastries.

•Decorate cakes and pastries to include wedding cakes, special occasion cakes, desserts cakes, pastries and confections.

•Assist the Executive Pastry Chef in the production and execution of all daily functions, events and controls.

•Maintain, clean and keep a safe work area. 

•Maintain daily production and cleaning schedules. 

•Build a relationship and lead by example with subordinates.

•Lead Pasty team in absence of Executive Pastry Chef

•Attend Daily BEO (Banquet Event Operations) meetings. 

•Other supportive functions as determined by the Executive Pastry Chef.


Education: High School Diploma or graduation equivalent required.  Prior training in culinary arts program

Experience: Two years pastry experience as a Pastry Supervisor in a similar size operation required.

Certificates or Licenses: Maricopa County Food Service Worker card

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•Knowledge of baking and pastry production including the ability to produce flowers out of icing and arrange them attractively on cakes

•Ability to be creative and imaginative to create customized designs but also flexible enough to couple other examples requested by clients

•Ability to work in confined spaces at extreme temperatures

•Ability to grasp, lift carry, move, or push products up to 70 pounds.

•Ability to stand for long periods at a time.

•Ability to memorize and perform Resort Standards, AAA Diamond standards, and Mystery shopper standards

Personal Characteristics:

•Behaves ethically

•Communicates effectively: Speaks and listens in a clear, thorough, and timely manner, effectively reading and writing, using the English language to communicate with other employees and guests

•Professional Appearance: Exhibits an appearance appropriate for a four diamond resort (Specific grooming standards are available for review)

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

744 Room Resort

About Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa puts you in the midst of one of Phoenix, Arizona’s most naturally beautiful places. The region’s only AAA Four-Diamond, all-suite hotel is ideally situated on the doorstep of 17,000 acres of South Mountain Preserve, the largest municipal park in the world and the most visited hiking destination in the state. Arizona Grand Resort & Spa serves up stunning perspectives and unique Southwestern touches that make your visit to Phoenix feel naturally grand.

Whether attending an event, making a quick getaway, or taking the annual family vacation, you’ll be warmly welcomed and well cared for at our luxury hotel in Phoenix, Arizona.

About the Company

Family-owned and family-built, Marc & Rose is an eclectic collection of iconic resorts and hidden gems — each a tribute to place-based sensuality and playful improvisation. Born of an irreverent spirit and a passion for hard work, our collection makes its home across the American West. It embodies the sounds, smells, and colors of iconic landscapes – and it doesn’t come to life without the human heart.

Our passionate team breathes new life into familiar places, imagines original spaces into being, and practices the art of welcome. We consider hospitality an essential part of being human. But it is also a calling — a creative and professional pursuit that requires curiosity, care, and grit. Because the heartbeat of genuine hospitality is always, first and foremost, you.

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arizona Grand Resort & Spa complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.