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Posted: 03/19/2023

Forge & Vine is looking for a pastry assistant to join our team and assist in the preparation of breakfast pastries, breads, and desserts!


Location: Forge & Vine, Groton, MA
Hours: Full-time, flexible hours
Compensation: $18 to $21 per hour
Start date: ASAP
Benefits: Discounted stays and food & beverage at affiliated properties
Experience: 3 years of general baking and pastry experience, ideally in restaurant or hotel setting



Preparation of breakfast pastries, breads, and desserts to be served complying with all applicable sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards, following established food production programs and procedures.  Work closely with Executive Pastry Chef to help guarantee our guests a dining experience which exceeds their expectations.



·         Ensure that all product is available for respective meals as well as proper forecasting of prep needs for assigned station.

·         Read recipes, measure, execute, and plate food products including breakfast pastries, breads, desserts and other baked items meeting the standards of the Executive Chef, Pastry Chef, Hotel Management and our guests.  Ensure that food production is coordinated with meal hours so that quality, temperature, and appearance of food are preserved.

·         Assist Pastry Chef in controlling food and labor costs

·         Assist Pastry Chef with receiving, stocking (first in-first out), and inventory of all pastry shop items

·         Provide oversight, supervision and coaching in the Pastry Shop in the absence of the Pastry Chef

·         Ability to safely operate kitchen equipment including, but not limited to, ovens, stoves, dishwashers, mixers, chef’s knives, baking and measuring tools/equipment/appliances, etc.

·         Handle and communicate special orders and guest complaints in a professional manner.  Have a basic understanding of common food allergies and cross contamination issues to ensure diner safety.

·         Maintain food safety, work station and personal cleanliness and sanitations standards as required by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and OSHA, as well as general maintenance and upkeep of kitchen equipment.

·         Know who to notify in case of broken equipment or unsafe/unsanitary conditions.

·         Must be able to manually handle/lift product up to 60 pounds between knee and chest

·         Must have bilateral fine manipulation of both hands which may be repetitive for entire shift

·         Must be vertically mobile working in limited space for entire shift

·         Protect the assets of this property and the Migis Hotel Group.



·         Must be eligible to work in the United States of America.

·         Previous experience with baking/pastry work in a similar property, culinary school or completion of apprenticeship program preferred, or proven experience in higher volume and/or fine dining kitchens.

·         Ability to communicate in English, both orally and written, with guests and employees, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy.

·         Ability to understand verbal directions, as well as written menus, recipes, labels on foods and chemicals, and other workplace safety signage. 

·         Knowledge of common food allergies and understanding of cross-contamination issues

·         Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods.

The Groton Inn and Forge & Vine is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

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