Pastry Cook 2/3

Anchorage, Alaska

Pastry Cook 2/3

Main Duties:

  • Prepares pastry and dessert items in accordance with standards established by the Pastry Chef.
  • Wash, clean, peel, pare, chop or slice fruit as needed for desserts.
  • Prepare dough and batters for pastries and cakes.
  • Prepare specialty pastry items and sauces.
  • Decoration of cakes and ice cream desserts.
  • Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Work weekends & holidays on a flexible schedule
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Must have or be able to obtain within the introductory period, the following:  ServSafe certification
  • 1-2 prior hotel/restaurant pastry experience preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of basic dessert and pastry techniques
  • Good basic knowledge of cakes, tarts, fillings, icings, sauces and dessert assembly
  • Good working knowledge of operating all kitchen equipment and of accepted standards of sanitation
  • Culinary schooling or apprenticeship preferred
  • Must be flexible. Must work well with others, and work well under pressure
  • Good manual dexterity for operating kitchen equipment necessary. Must be able to grasp, lift and carry up to 75 lbs. and push/pull up to 200 lbs

Why Alyeska?

Alaska is an incredible place and Girdwood is a friendly, lively town where residents value both outdoor adventure and community spirit. Alyeska Resort offers the type of atmosphere where our employees are able to work hard and play hard, and are encouraged to share their enthusiasm with our guests.

Offering year-round and seasonal opportunities, working at Alyeska Resort is both rewarding and exhilarating. Whether you are a seasoned hospitality or ski resort professional, or just starting out with an avid interest in ski area management or travel tourism, we invite you to review current career opportunities and check back often as we are always seeking great talent.

Alyeska Resort offers many exciting career opportunities, beautiful surroundings and exciting employee benefits including:

  • Vision, Dental, and Medical Insurance for regular full-time employees
  • Paid holiday and paid time off (Vacation and Personal)
  • Free Season Pass for employees and qualified dependents
  • Roth 401(k) and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Discounts for rooms at The Hotel Alyeska and affiliate hotels
  • Discounts in Resort restaurants, shops, and Nordic Spa

Alyeska Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All resort employees must possess current documentation showing they are eligible for employment in the United States. Alyeska Resort accepts applications for currently available positions only, and does not accept applications for “general employment.” Preference may be given to local candidates, as relocation may not be available.

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