Executive Pastry Chef

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort   Farmington, PA   Full-time     Food Service
Posted on January 30, 2024
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And that is just the beginning! Nemacolin comes to life with show-stopping dining from the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond Lautrec; two championship, Pete Dye-designed golf courses; award-winning spa and wellness services; Orvis-endorsed fly fishing; countless outdoor activities; and snow sports, shopping, wildlife experiences, art tours, and limitless fun for all.

The Executive Pastry Chef oversees all food production in the pastry shop and ensues that all associates are performing their duties above the standard.  Develops new dessert menus for banquets as well as the rest of the resort outlets.


  • Training of associates in their duties as well as other areas in the shop                 
  • Maintain standards and keep the product on the cutting edge                                 
  • Placing all the orders for main products of the shop: chocolate, pastes, etc.                       
  • Complete daily line-up with associates                                                                   
  • Scheduling of pastry associates                                                                               
  • Keep pastry shop organized, clean, updated, and keep sanitation high                   
  • Responsible for quality of all food items in the pastry department. 

  • Ensure high standards set forth by establishment. 

  • Responsible for safety and well being of all associates in the pastry kitchen. 

  • Reports all incidents which occur to the executive chef.                                     



  • Degree from post secondary culinary arts training program desirable. 

  • A minimum of five years in pastry field in a management role.

  • At least 3 years overseeing a multi-outlet hotel or resort in a Pastry leadership capacity.
  • Ability to decorate show pieces for buffets desirable. 

  • Have the desire to teach and grow with associates.      

  • Must be able to speak English. 

  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and be flexible with shifts  


Kick-start your career at Nemacolin, a world-renowned luxury resort nestled in southwestern Pennsylvania. Nemacolin boasts an unparalleled blend of elegance and adventure, offering an array of amenities that redefine luxury. With two Forbes-rated hotels from which to choose, guests are treated to the epitome of comfort and style. A five-star, five-diamond restaurant sets the stage for exquisite dining experiences, while our on-site wildlife habitats bring animal encounters to a whole new level. The opulent spa, championship golf courses, and a range of outdoor activities, including fly fishing, skiing, and snowboarding, provide a holistic and exciting getaway.

As a part of the Nemacolin team, you'll have the chance to work in a dynamic and supportive environment where your skills and passion will flourish. We believe in fostering growth and providing our team members with opportunities to shine and advance in their careers. Join us in delivering unparalleled experiences that leave lasting memories for our cherished guests and members. Real Life Magic meets boundless opportunity at Nemacolin. Come, be a part of it!


What is in it for you? As a Nemacolin associate, you won’t just have a bright future — you’ll have a bright present! You are invited to join our warm, supportive community, where you’ll enjoy competitive wages, exciting events, a full suite of benefits, discounts, and perks, and access to amenities at our associate community Wisteria.

  • Attractive 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and personal hours
  • Family medical, dental, and vision insurance. Long-term and short-term disability insurance
  • Employee and educational assistance program
  • Up to 40% off Retail, Spa, Activities, Food and Beverage at the Resort
  • On-site uniform and dry-cleaning services
  • Discounted meals during breaks in associate break areas

Wisteria Associate Community- Wisteria is Nemacolin’s way of showing our appreciation to our associates. This neighborhood is exclusive to associates and contains a Pub, Market, and Fitness Center. As a member of Team Nemacolin, you’ll enjoy these exclusive amenities.

Associate Recognition programs- Nemacolin realizes that our associates help to set us apart from other organizations in the industry through their commitment to providing exceptional service and their ability to consistently exceed guests’ expectations.

Nemacolin promotes a culture of continuous learning for our associates. We are strongly committed to comprehensive professional development programs:

  • Opportunities for advancement – At Nemacolin, we encourage our associates to grow within the organization and gain experience in a variety of departments to better understand the hospitality industry. Nemacolin prides itself on promoting from within the organization, and many of our upper-level managers began in entry-level positions and advanced into their current roles.
  • Mentoring and coaching programs – As a new associate, we provide a level of mentoring that is best suited to you to enhance your growth and career interests, while sharing knowledge, advice, and encouragement along the way.