Alfred University Dining Services Pastry Chef in Alfred, NY at AVI FOODSYSTEMS, INC.

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

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Job Description

AVI Foodsystems is looking for an energetic and optimistic team member to fill the role of Pastry Chef. The hours for this position are typically 5am-1pm Monday-Friday.

Founded in 1960, AVI Foodsystems has evolved into one of the most respected and trusted food service companies in the nation. Providing comprehensive food services with a focus on the highest quality and freshest ingredients, impeccable service and total value is the reputation we have earned and live up to everyday.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Mix breads, pastries, and desserts by reviewing menus and specifications
  • Consult with Executive Chef to determine the amount and type of breads, pastries, and desserts to be served
  • Confirm special themes and/or décors to be followed
  • Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy food preparation environment by following and enforcing bread, pastry, and dessert preparation standards and procedures
  • Comply with sanitation and legal regulations
  • Improve pastry services quality results by analyzing production methods, records, and menu expenses; standardizing production recipes; promoting pastry staff interest in quality improvement; studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes
  • Respond to customers’ special requests
  • Anticipate trends in bread, pastry, and dessert preferences
  • Purchase ingredients, evaluate the quality of food product deliveries, and establish inventory levels          


Job Requirements


  • Candidate must have a passion for food
  • Must have a high school diploma and have 3 years of baking experience
  • A results-oriented, articulate, decisive, self-starter who energizes people around him/her and works well with little supervision
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Flexible schedule to include days, evenings and weekends



AVI offers:

  • A family culture and atmosphere
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance for full-time team members
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Immense training and growth opportunities


We conduct pre-employment drug testing. EOE

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