Pastry Sous Chef

Eataly Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
  • compensation depends on experience
    + Bonuses
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement, Ask Us!, Meal Plan / Free Food, Employee Discounts
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Founded in Italy in 2007, Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace. At Eataly, you can Eat a meal at restaurants or quick-service counters, Shop for the ingredients, and Learn through classes and tastings. Eat Better, Live Better! Eataly is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Pastry Sous Chef oversees the production of all pastries for an Eataly, including: Italian pasticcini, cakes, desserts, cookies, candies and other dolci. Reports directly to the Pastry Chef and Executive Chef for Eataly Los Angeles, as well as functionally to the Head of Pastry for Eataly USA; manages the team of Pastry Cooks.

  • Supervises and participates in the production of all pastry items for Eataly’s counters and restaurants

  • Assists in managing the pastry team: schedules; submits payroll; provides feedback and motivation; trains on Italian pastry production, principles and practices; coaches and counsels

  • Verifies all foods prepared meet quality standards in terms of portion size, flavor, texture and consistency

  • Produces decorative centerpieces and special orders

  • Orders and requisitions all supplies for the pastry shop

  • Maintains a clean and sanitary food production area according to Department of Health standards

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned


  • 4+ years of experience in a high-volume pastry preparation position

  • Knowledge of Italian pastries and techniques

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Intermediate computer skills

  • Degree from a post-secondary culinary/pastry arts training program preferred


  • Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule often including evenings and weekends

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting

  • Ability to use a burning oven, commercial stand mixer and other pastry baking equipment


  • Health Coverage – Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance and Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid Time Off, 401K with company match, Commuter Benefits and Plum Benefits

  • Free staff lunch daily and discounts at Eataly

  • Fun staff classes on products and Italian cuisine

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