Schwan's Company Pastry Cook in Minneapolis, Minnesota


At Schwan’s Company, we are committed to innovation and are driven by our passion for food. We’re entering into a new and exciting venture opening a restaurant in the historic North Loop neighborhood of Downtown Minneapolis. The location will offer a unique, dessert-forward dining experience paired with an inventive cocktail and coffee program. Under the guidance of Chef Christina Kaelberer, this team will launch a one-of-a-kind eating experience and be a part of influencing new innovation for the company. We believe when it comes to our desserts, it’s never a question of should, but why not?”

This position will include the responsibilities of:

  • Assist the executive pastry chef in production of all dessert items.

  • Provide the highest level of service during customer interactions.

  • Assist the Executive Pastry Chef in production of all dessert items.

  • Assist in the management of the cooks development of the menu including specials inventory and ordering the back of the house supplies and production.

  • Ensure quality and consistency of all outgoing food

  • Create and develop new dishes and recipes by keeping up with the latest market trends and brand initiatives

  • Utilize clean work habits and maintain a safe clean work area. Consistently strive to improve kitchen operating procedures

  • Comply with and enforce restaurant and OSHA sanitation regulations and safety standards.

  • Interact with and build relationships with customers.

  • Participate in regular briefings and operational meetings

  • Be punctual and work quickly and effectively in high pressure situations or rush period.

  • Able to work early or late hours holidays and weekends.

  • Perform any other reasonable duties as required from time to time

  • Will report to the Pastry Sous Chef in the absence of the Executive Pastry Chef.

  • Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.


  • Education: High School or equivalent Years of Related

  • Experience: 2+ years of upscale dining or high end pastry shop experience

  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to operate POS equipment knowledge of various types of wines and spirits understanding of mixology ability to stand for up to 12 hours ability to lift up to 50 pounds knowledge of beverage preparation hygiene and sanitation knowledge of OSHA requirements within a kitchen ability to add and subtract

Business Unit: Schwan's CI, LLC

Req #: 18005871