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Aimbridge Hospitality Pastry Cook in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Joining The Charles Hotel surrounds you with entrepreneurial, like-minded peers an independent hotel has to offer. As an employee of The Charles Hotel, you will benefit from:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance starting from $1.16* weekly

  • Access to 401(k) and company match

  • Eight annual paid holidays with an extra personal day

  • Travel benefits across multiple brands

  • Complimentary daily meal

  • $5 discounted daily parking

  • $1000 referral bonus

*Rate is subject to change.

In this role, the Pastry Cook is responsible for the daily production and distribution of all pastries, desserts and baked goods to the Food & Beverage Outlets while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product. Ensures the appropriate quantity is prepared and safety standards and regulations are followed in order to provide top quality goods for an enhanced guest experience. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the cleanliness sanitation and safety in the kitchen and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio


  • A degree or certification in baking/pastry is desirable, not required.

  • 1-3 years of baking experience preferred.

  • Performs work under direct supervision.

  • Ability to work as part of a team. Oral communication skills. Customer/client orientation.

  • Detail oriented. Attentiveness. Organizational skills. Design expertise.

  • Ability to understand and follow directions.

  • Time management skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize.


  • Develops pastry and dessert menus in keeping with the theme of the restaurant or facility.

  • Tests and modifies recipes.

  • Trains kitchen staff and oversees preparation of dishes by cooks or bakers.

  • Monitors inventory and places orders as needed.

  • Ensures all pastry-related activities comply with food safety and handling policies.

  • May be responsible for special orders for parties or events.

  • Perform any other duties as requested by management.

The Charles Hotel experience reflects the eclecticism that is Cambridge. An urban oasis, The Charles offers something for everyone who is visiting the Boston area. Guests can soak in their academic surrounding by attending a lecture at Harvard, relax with a stroll along the Charles River, explore downtown Boston or dine at some of the Boston and Cambridge area's finest restaurants, including The Charles' own Henrietta's Table.

The Charles is an independent property, offering luxurious accommodations and all the comforts of home. Guest rooms combine New England d├ęcor with the latest technology. 18,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor banquet space merge to offer an array of options for anyone's next event.

Located just minutes from downtown Boston and a variety of world-class attractions, The Charles is a AAA Four Diamond Hotel and a proud member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts.

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in all 50 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income

  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401k Retirement Plan

Job ID: 2023-206952

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Street: One Bennett St