Pastry Chef

Nashville, Tennessee, United States | The Twelve Thirty Club | Full-time

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Pastry Chef – Supper Club,  The Twelve Thirty Club

A modern take on a classic supper club where dining, entertainment and design collide to make up the show. 

The Twelve Thirty Club | Restaurant & Bar | Nashville

A Pastry Chef is needed to build, hire and train the opening pastry team of the new “dapper as hell” Supper Club located on the top floor of the Twelve Thirty Club - this restaurant will be the star of the show. This is an amazing opportunity to get involved at the ground level with a successful group of restaurateurs including Sam Fox, eleven-time James Beard Award Semi-Finalist for Restaurateur of the Year. Located at Fifth & Broadway, the crossroads of Nashville’s rustic roots and cosmopolitan style, the Supper Club is designed to deliver an unforgettable dining and drinking experience where live music performances fill the room with soul, and dinner should last an entire evening. This is upscale dining with simplicity and style; 500 seats, live music, oyster bar, three private dining rooms, and a posh rooftop terrace, where lush greenery and outdoor fireplaces create the perfect spot for midnight cocktails with friends.

Our Pastry Chef will be in charge of all pastry production, a full bakery, and hourly employees in the pastry/bakery department.  You will be able to showcase your creativity in our market/coffee bar area of our restaurant.  A daily sample could include coffee cakes, seasonal cookies and treats, baked goods, muffins, scones - your choice.  Additionally the role will lead and execute the desserts from the restaurant menu.  You should be equally versed in various breads & pastries. 

As a Pastry Chef you will…

  • Have 2+ years of high-volume culinary management experience
  • Demonstrate a working understanding of business operations and financials
  • Manage shifts which include daily decision making, scheduling and planning
  • Create memorable dining experiences by exceeding guest expectations
  • Be resilient in stressful situations and always able to handle last minute requests.
  • Demonstrate ingredient knowledge and understanding of culinary trends
  • Ensure adherence to recipes, safety practices and sanitation standards in the kitchen 
  • Perform calmly and effectively in a high-volume, open kitchen
  • Manage on-the-fly requests with ease and poise
  • Understand POS systems and inventory control systems
  • Coach, lead and develop pastry team
  • Drive continuous improvement

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Ongoing career development and support
  • Comprehensive management training programs 

Who Is Sam Fox?

Sam Fox – a “serial restaurateur” – is the creative visionary behind Fox Restaurant Concepts, one of the most successful restaurant groups in the United States.  Sam is a New York Times best-selling cookbook author and has been named one of the 50 most influential people in the restaurant industry by Nation’s Restaurant News for the fifth consecutive year.