Overnight Baker II - The Resort at Pelican Hill

At The Resort at Pelican Hill, we’re proud of our accolades, but we know our employees are our most important asset. Newport Beach’s only Five-Star resort is looking to add Five-Star employees to our team of more than 1,000 hard working, outgoing and dedicated hospitality professionals. If you think you have what it takes to create personalized, memorable experiences for Pelican Hill’s discerning guests from near and far, we want to get to know you.

Position Summary:

Prepares high quality baked goods (e.g., breakfast pastries and yeast dough) in accordance health and safety practices. 



* Levels I - IV are combined in this description.  Primary differences are in the amount of supervision provided to others and years/type of prior experience. 

Job Duties:

  • Produce assigned bakery items such as brioche or croissants.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the science of baking and follow recipes and food preparation principles.
  • Prepare and set-up all continental and breakfast pastries as assigned.
  • Work closely with standard recipes and presentations in order to maintain quality standards and consistency of product. 
  • Work with the Pastry Chef and Assistant Pastry Chef in order to develop new items.
  • Continue to develop baking skills and techniques. 
  • The ability to work neatly and cleanly, keeping work areas and walk-ins in accordance with sanitary standards.
  • Maintain knowledge of and utilize safety and sanitation standards.  
  • Operate within budgetary guidelines and keep waste to a minimum.
  • Maintain a cooperative working relationship with fellow employees.
  • Respond properly in any hotel emergency or safety situation.
  • Handle and report any accident immediately, no matter how minor.
  • Follow proper payroll and uniform procedures
  • Perform other tasks or projects as assigned or requested.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school graduate and an apprenticeship, cooking school or culinary institute education.
  • Experience with pastry equipment and pastry operations.
  • Good level of creativity and good organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, high pressured environment
  • Ability to work non-traditional working hours, weekends and all holidays


Baker IV:  new graduate and/or limited experience

Baker III:  one to two years previous experience

Baker II:   three or more years of previous experience

Baker I:    supervises other pastry cooks, takes charge of kitchen in absence of Assistant Pastry Chef

The Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

The Irvine Company
Full time