Posted December 5, 2022

Pastry 1

Summary of Position:

The Pastry 1 position is responsible for assisting in producing pastry products and working closely with the pastry lead to maintain standards and consistency throughout the department.

Essential Functions:

  • Train and mentor new pastry associates on all pastry cook 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 lead pastry person 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. 
  • Train and develop skills to become lead pastry in the future.
  • Other supportive functions as determined by the supervisor. 


Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred 

Experience: Two years pastry experience 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.)
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Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

8000 South Arizona Grand Parkway

Phoenix, AZ 85044

Telephone (602) 438-9000