Pastry Chef, Full Time

Meadowood is a not-for-profit Life Plan Community located in central Montgomery County, PA, near Lansdale. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of life for all who experience the Meadowood community. We will adapt to serve the needs of current and future residents in a way that enhances the lifestyle of each individual. Wellness, engaging residents and employees to create memorable experiences, open communication, community outreach, and best practices in our operations are hallmarks of our Vision.

We currently have the following position open in our Dining Services Department:

Pastry Chef – Full time position, (7:00am – 3:30pm, including every other weekend). Responsible for assuring quality service to Meadowood residents through all aspects of food preparation.   In addition to preparing hot foods, accompaniments and garnishes, prepares and creates new and innovative breads, pastries, desserts and baked goods. Responsible for advance preparation, as needed. Serves eye-appealing, tasty food items, following recipes provided for preparation and plate service of food. Possesses the ability to follow instructions, works well with others, and maintains good rapport with residents and department managers. Possesses the ability to communicate effectively with staff.

Requirements: A strong candidate possesses comprehensive knowledge of food preparation and food handling techniques, along with general knowledge of safety and sanitation rules and practices. Ability to work well independently, given proper direction. Ability to read, comprehend and follow provided recipes. Would be required to work every other weekend.

Meadowood is a great place to work!  A community feeling, friendly and helpful co-workers, as well as beautiful surroundings, all contribute to a positive workplace.

Perks & Benefits:

  • >90% paid single health and free single dental coverage
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Fully paid life and disability insurance
  • Generous, flexible paid time-off plan – up to 24 days per year begins accruing immediately
  • Fully vested retirement savings plan with a dollar-for-dollar match
  • Free, confidential Employee Assistance Program
  • Referral and retention bonuses
  • Value meal pricing in our Garden Café – three meals a day
  • Discounted, on-site salon and massage services
  • Employee Wellness Program including free Fitness Center membership
  • Fun events, prizes and incentives

Apply today! Click here to download a job application. Email to Linda Spataccino lspataccino@mwood.org. You may also drop off or mail to Meadowood, Attn: Linda Spataccino, at 3205 Skippack Pike, Worcester, PA 19490.

Meadowood is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. For more detail on career opportunities with Meadowood, click on: http://meadowood.net/careers/open-positions/. EOE