When you join The Jefferson family, you can expect to earn a top salary and a full complement of benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K and profit sharing, paid vacation, personal days and holidays, free basic life insurance and short and long term disability in a luxurious working environment that feels like home.

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Our Human Resources Department can be reached at:

Telephone: 804-649-4658
Fax: 804-649-4634
E-mail: [email protected] 

Regular mail: 
The Jefferson Hotel
101 W. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220

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The Jefferson Hotel is currently looking for an EXECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF to lead our numerous gastronomical operations including banquets, Lemaire Restaurant and room service.  We are looking for someone who brings personal style to every experience, a natural curiosity to discover different palates, the innovation to excite and an understanding of diverse high-quality cuisines. We want a driven and committed Executive Pastry Chef who thrives working in a complex and demanding operation.

Job Responsibilities:
Directs and oversees the pastry and baking functions of the hotel
Menu development, inventory and purchasing of supplies and cost control
Tests and develops recipes
Responsible for the creation of dessert menus to maximize profits and minimize loss
Requires an understanding of federal, state, and local food sanitation regulations
Manage the pastry kitchen team effectively to ensure a well-organized, motivated team

Job Requirements:
Minimum of 2 years as a Pastry Chef de Partie or Pastry Chef
Experience with high volume food production
Working knowledge of dietary restrictions and food allergies
Excellent planning and organizing skills
Ability multi-task and meet deadlines
Must be able to lift 20 pounds and work while standing for periods of time
Strong supervisory skills
Creative approach to the production of food
Passion for producing high quality food
Proficiency with computers and computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, preferred

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Holidays at The Jefferson Package

Grand Premier Room:
Rates from $245

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Sunday Champagne Brunch Package

Rates from $435

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Valentine's Day Package

Rates from $375

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