Pastry Supervisor- Harry Waugh Room

Tampa, FL
Full Time
Bern’s Steak House has been a Tampa Bay icon since Bern and Gert Laxer opened the location in 1956. Bern’s employees have established a reputation for the very best in quality. The wines, steaks, seafood and even the coffee beans selected for roasting display the attention to detail we require. Join a team that is committed to the very best in all things at Bern’s Steak House!
Job Summary:
Pastry Supervisor will be responsible to ensure exceptional preparation of all desserts and pastries to all guests and have the ability to develop and maintain a strong team environment that is consistent and continually in accordance to the Bern’s Steak House/Harry Waugh Room standards. This is a mostly PM shift and will need the candidate to work late-night hours.
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Responsible for daily functions of the pastry and Harry Waugh Room kitchen operation
  • Assist in maintaining a motivated, interactive positive team in a diverse environment
  • Assist with training staff
  • Maintain professionalism with team members, managers and guests
  • Communicate team member issues that may arise, such as call outs or any other daily issue
  • Monitor hours and watch the flow of business and make cuts appropriately as to not negatively affect the service levels
  • Ensure prep and execution of all desserts
  • Ensure team is in proper uniform/approved attire
  • Demonstrate positive communication with team
  • Maintain fair and consistent coaching and counseling 
  • Attend meetings as necessary
  • Communicate and maintain positive inter-departmental relations
  • Communicate with Pastry Management Team about any shift issues
  • General cleaning to include equipment, floors, walls, coolers, and freezers
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively 
  • Must be able to work a variety of shifts including weekends, days, nights and holidays
  • Ability to perform all functions in the pastry kitchen and assist where needed
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work long hours standing over hot stoves and grills
  • Ability to work as a team in a stressful, fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of different cooking recipes and all kitchen equipment 
  • Able to make great quality desserts and pastries
  • Follow ServSafe sanitary compliance throughout every area working in the kitchen
  • Follow all safety procedures to include knife safety
  • Maintain the kitchen work area in an orderly and clean condition
  • Stock supplies for the kitchen in specified locations and maintain area in order
  • Sort and remove trash and clean the garbage cans daily
  • Assist with loading and unloading of food deliveries and supplies when needed
  • Maintain a professional presentable uniform and personal grooming
  • Maintain a sense of ownership for the restaurant
Education & Experience
  • Preferable, 2-year degree from an accredited university in Pastry Arts with a restaurant background. 
  • High school diploma or higher and 2 year experience in the pastry or related professional area.
Physical Demands
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Ability to work long hours as needed
  • Ability to lift 25 – 50 lbs
  • Ability to use knives and kitchen machinery safely and effectively
Benefits and Perks
  • Closed Most Mondays  2024
  • Closed Holidays 2024
    • Gasparilla Invasion January 27, 2024
    • Memorial Day May 27, 2024
    • Labor Day September 2, 2024
    • Christmas Day December 25, 2024
  • Holiday Bonus Shift Pay for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve 
  • Tenured Accrual for Paid Time Off Begins On Your Date of Hire; Leave, Vacation, Emergencies and Sick Days (64 to 160 hours) 
  • Custom Supplemental Insurance Coverages Through AFLAC
    • Life Insurance Policy (10-, 20-, & 30-year terms)
    • Short Term Disability Income Insurance
    • Accident Advantage On/Off Job Insurance
    • Cancer Protection Insurance
    • Critical Care Protection Insurance
    • Hospital Choice Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay for Loss of Immediate Family, Extended Family, and Pets
  • Family First Discounts
    • 50% off entire bill at Haven restaurant & bar for employee and up to 3 guests
    • 50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks at Bern’s Steak House for employee and up to 3 guests
    • 50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks at the Harry Waugh Dessert Room for employee and up to 3 guests
    • 20% off total purchase at Bern’s Fine Wines & Spirits retail store
    • 20% off entire bill for all meal periods at Élevage SOHO Kitchen & Bar for employee
    • 20% off Spa Services at Spa Evangeline for employee
    • 20% off Epicurean Theatre classes per online purchase
    • Marriott Friends and Family Discount for hotel accommodations
  • Complimentary Manager Shift Meal from the Restaurant’s Menu
  • Free, Secure, Covered Parking
  • Continued Education through Management Training Courses
  • Educational Travel and Experiences for some Culinary, Wine and Spirits Positions
  • Custom Packaging Health Plan Options with Tenure Based Employer Contribution
    • Health
    • Dental
    • Vision
  • Internal Career Growth Opportunities
  • 401K Employer Match of 25% Up to the First 6%
  • 100% Education Reimbursement Program for Approved Courses and Certifications with Supplemental Reimbursement for Travel and Materials
The Company values a diverse workforce with all the unique qualities that individuals of various backgrounds and experiences offer our organization. We are committed to providing opportunities and developing employees to their fullest potential without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, disability, sexual orientation or any other status protected by law.

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