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Industry: Back of House

Company: Tavistock Restaurant Collection

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Full-time, Part-time



Nami is discreetly tucked away at Lake Nona Wave Hotel, adjacent to the Lake Nona Sculpture Garden, a distinguished selection of sculptures from one of the world’s largest private art collections. Nami’s intimate and exclusive 10-seat omakase counter will offer a modern approach to the traditional chef-curated experience. An energetic cocktail bar and dining room will offer a different experience, with thoughtfully prepared menus that juxtapose precise technique with playful nuances to offer Nami’s interpretive take on Japanese ingredients and flavors. Join the Nami experience and follow along on Instagram at @namilakenona for more information and updates. If interested and you believe your experience may apply, we encourage you to answer the following questions in our application:

  • What is the coolest restaurant you have ever been to?
  • What is the craziest thing you have ever eaten?
  • What is your favorite cocktail?
  • Have you ever traveled outside of the US? If so, where to?

If selected for an interview, these questions will help us learn more about you so we can share more about our restaurant and career opportunities.


The Pastry Cook is responsible for delivering and preparing fantastic bread and dessert items in a timely manner, ensuring great guest satisfaction.


Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • The Pastry Cook will prepare and execute pastries using recipe instructions, proper portioning methods, pastry techniques and standards to fulfill our guest’s orders.
  • The pastry cook will respond to the Chef/Manager on duty.
  • The Pastry Cook will maintain a clean and organized workstation while preparing desserts for our guests.
  • Frequent walking, kneeling, bending, and reaching.
  • Able to bend at the waist and lift items up to 50 lbs. to waist level.
  • Must be able to lift, move and carry up to 80 pounds frequently.
  • Able to remain standing and active for a 6-8-hour shift.
  • Able to safely use cleaning agents.



Competency Statement(s)

  • Adaptability & Flexibility – Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities and works with a variety of situations, individuals, groups, and varying customer needs
  • Attention to Detail – Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks
  • Communication – Listens to others and communicates in an effective manner
  • Confidence – A matured and justified self-belief in one’s ability to do the job, and the conveyance of that behalf
  • Customer Focus – Builds and maintains customer satisfaction with the services offered by TRC; provides excellent customer service to both guests and team members
  • Initiative – Recognizes situations that warrant initiative and moves forward without hesitation; reasonably resolves issues, problems, or situations
  • Problem-Solving – Resolves difficult or complicated challenges
  • Teamwork – Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables


Qualified candidates will possess at least two years prior baking/pastry experience with creativity and passion for the culinary arts. Applicants should demonstrate a willingness to learn and dedication to food, technique, and hospitality. This will be inspired by fine dining -so your commitment to professionalism is essential.

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