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Pastry Chef Tampa Yacht & Country Club

Job Description


Tampa Yacht & Country Club is a 115 year old private club serving 1,450 families. As a founding member of the Florida Council of Yacht Clubs, the Club is recognized as one of the nation’s premiere yacht clubs & has enjoyed the prestigious “Platinum Clubs of America” status since 2003. The Club’s membership is comprised of Tampa’s social & business leaders. Club facilities include a 21 thousand square foot Clubhouse with formal & informal dining rooms, an elegant ballroom & two private event rooms.

Adjacent to the Clubhouse is a poolside Pavilion with a Snack Bar, an Olympic Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, a Pro Shop, Fitness/Aerobics Center & Locker Rooms. In addition to the Clubhouse, there is also an Equestrian Center and a 100 slip Marina. The club sits on Hillsborough Bay offering exceptional views. Historically, the Club is known among the area’s clubs, high end restaurants & resorts for its exceptional food and service.

DEPARTMENT: A La Carte / Banquet

REPORTS TO: Executive Chef / Executive Sous-Chef


The Pastry Chef will oversee all pastry production for property outlets including, but not limited to, banquets, catering & a la carte. This position reports directly to the Executive Chef & the Executive Sous Chef. This leader will work with, train & direct kitchen pastry personnel to ensure high quality of pastry foods, timeliness in food service & the highest levels of safety and sanitation.


Maintains production & inventory of desserts for dining outlets throughout the Country Club

Creates production lists & ensures all production & preparation of food is completed at the standards set by management.

Review & place daily orders received from vendors.

Track inventory of all pastry items.

Ensure all team member safety & safe food handling practices are maintained.

Communicate all safety needs & equipment issues to management team.

Assists with the training & development of new team members.

Assists in hiring, coaching, and part of the dismissal process for team members.

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum of 3 years’ experience actively working as a Pastry Chef

Associates Degree in Culinary Arts or Baking & Pastry 

Previous experience in a Country Club preferred but not required

Food Handler’s Card required

Able to work Days/Nights, Weekends & Holidays

Must be able to provide a portfolio of creative work for consideration


Knowledge of safety programs and regulations.

Ability to communicate effectively & professionally with other business departments, guests, and vendors.

Ability to diplomatically deal with difficult situations & people, while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism.

Ability to perform advances kitchen math such as determining menu costing.

Basic computer skills, including spreadsheets, word processing and email.

Experience in meeting deadlines & multiple priorities of business demands as required.

Possess basic knowledge of business contracts.

Able to work with little or no supervision.

Operate kitchen equipment.

Able to lead, train, motivate, & evaluate kitchen team for optimum performance.

Able to develop, cost, and implement menus that are creative, innovative, and healthy while exceeding the expectations of quality and value for team members and guests.

Strong negotiation and communication skills.

Precise eye for detail


Ability to kneel, crouch, squat, climb, stand, sit, balance, reach, bend, push, pull and walk for prolonged periods

Must have the ability to work for extended time periods in an environment with extreme heat and/or cold

If applicable, must have the ability to work for extended time periods

Ability to use sharp knives safely & proficiently

Ability to perform repetitive tasks with accuracy

Ability to lift, carry, pull and push up to 50 lbs. repeatedly throughout a shift

Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal

May be exposed to mechanical, electrical, chemical and fume hazards


Competitive Pay

Full Health Coverage (Medical, Dental & Vision)

FREE Employee meals during shifts


Paid Sick Time

401k Retirement Savings

Employee Uniforms Provided

Tampa Yacht Club is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions on employment and promotion are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. The decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees are made in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. We are a drug free workplace and any candidates we consider must pass a drug test and background check.


Rollin Oasts Market and Cafe is looking for an entry-level Baker’s Assistant (will train) to work 5 am – 1 pm Monday-Friday in our bakery at our Tampa location (1021 N. MacDill Ave.).  The company offers a competitive salary and many benefits (paid vacation, healthcare plans, 401K, discounts, etc.).  Candidates must have transportation, be dependable, methodic with attention to detail, and able to work in a fast-paced environment; please come in to the store, fill-out an application, and turn in to Frances at the Bakery to schedule an interview.


We specialize in scratch-baking (we make the dough for ourorganic breads in-house), clean foods, and alternative dietary needs such as gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan baked goods.


The Breakroom Bar is looking for cooks.  Please apply if interested.





The Vineyards Trattoria and Pizzeria
250 Apollo Beach blvd,
Apollo Beach Fl, 33573



Sous chef and line cooks needed.

Apply with resume by email or apply in person. 


The TradeWinds is looking for a Chef de Cuisine for their Palm Court Italian Grill. Also in need an AM Morning Banquet Sous Chef and a Cook at their Island Grand property.


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The Sparkman House Luxury Bed & Breakfast located in the historic district of Plant City, Florida is looking for a competent chef to work events and cook breakfast for overnight guests.  Looking to hire immediately! Must haves:


-Serve Safe Certified (additional certifications a plus)

-available to work most weekends and occasionally some week days

-flexible hours

-good hospitality skills

-excellent time management

-loyalty & dedication to the company


-reliable vehicle & valid driver's license

-be able to pass a background check

-capable of menu planning & food cost estimates

-preferably 2+ years of culinary experience


Serious inquiries only!  Please send resume to info@sparkmanhouse.com 

References required at interview.


  We are hiring two- 7 hr, Stdt Nutr, 253 follows all HACCP, guidelines and procedures. Prepares, cooks, and serves all food items, including the preparation of hot and cold food items. Provides friendly and respectful customer service. Loads & unloads catering vehicle, sets up and takes down after catering functions.  Job includes bending, lifting, reaching and moving at a fast pace. Hours for this position can vary according to catering schedule and need. Email resume to vanessa.marquis@sdhc.k12.fl.us AND APPLY by 7/16