Job Description

HERITAGE ESTATES -Pastry Chef Assistant

We are searching for an individual who knows their way around the kitchen, loves to bake and is eager to apply creative skills to developing new recipes along with our Pastry Chef. The Pastry Chef Assistant professional will work closely with the Pastry Chef and Executive Chef. This full-time position often requires those working to stand for long periods of time. The position will encompass weekends and some evenings. Great opportunity to learn and use this position to become a Pastry Chef.

Job Description

The Pastry Chef Assistant responsibilities include preparing quality pastry and breakfast items such as desserts, breads, ice creams, sorbets, simple syrups, misc. amenities, displays/centerpieces and special request items.

Duties and responsibilities

·         Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment and to use equipment and tools only as intended, properly and safely.

·         Maintain and strictly abide by state sanitation/health regulations and facility requirements of Heritage Estates.

·         Meet with Executive Chef and Pastry Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes, and any other special request.

·         Inspect the cleanliness and working conditions of all tools, equipment, and supplies.

·         Check production schedule sheets and pars

·         Establish priority items for the day

·         Daily inventories

·         Prepare all menu items following recipes and yield guides.


Proficient in English and/or Spanish

Ability to stand for long periods at a time.

High school diploma or equivalent or vocational training certificate

Demonstrates adequate pastry skills and operations.

Be a self-starter, able to plan and prepare for restaurants, catering and special events.


Communication, Teamwork oriented, organized, professional, and punctual.

Maintains a good energy level and enjoys and has a love of the Patisserie.

High school graduate or GED equivalent.
Food Handler Certificate or ServSafe certificate.

Our benefits package is one of the best in the business. We offer it all: Medical, Dental, 401K, Disability, and Life insurance, plus vacation, sick leave, meal discounts, travel benefits, as well as year-round company-sponsored events and activities.

Leisure Care, a One-Eighty Company, has been a leader in the senior housing industry for nearly 40 years. We're experienced. We're ambitious. We're fun. And we're looking for talented people to join our team. At Leisure Care, we strive to positively impact the lives of our customers and employees each and every day. Our culture is rich with people who possess the natural desire and instinct to serve others, and the principle of leading a balanced life forms the foundation of this culture. We call it the Three-Thirds Lifestyle -- putting family first, giving back to the community second, and meaningfully contributing to the company third. After all, happy employees outside of the office make for more dedicated, creative, and productive employees in the office.

Leisure Care's unique philosophy of Five-Star Fun has made us one of the most desirable companies to work for, both inside and outside of the senior housing industry. And it has never been a more exciting time to join our team. 

If you have a strong desire to apply for a fun and rewarding job, please apply today!

Leisure Care provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 The safety of our residents and staff is our top priority! We regularly modify our protocols in alignment with best practices as determined by the CDC and the local DOH, while keeping alignment with our company values of doing the right thing. 

Application Instructions

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