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Baker

Position:

Supervisor:

Pay Range:

Category:

Baker
Head Baker
$18.00 - $22.00 / hour + Tips
Part Time or Full Time

Position Summary:

The Baker will support the Head Baker in regular operation of the bakery kitchen. Tasks include hands-on baking, supporting the daily bake-off, and preparing baked foods for the daily menu.

This is a kitchen-based position and requires collaboration with the Front of House (FOH) staff to fulfill tasks and essential functions. The responsibilities and duties of this position as described are representative of those an employee must perform. This is not comprehensive and other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Head Baker represents the company and therefore is responsible for working in a professional manner and will seek to promote the company’s values and creed.

Essential Functions:

• Prepare and bake a variety of gluten-free products, including bread, pastries, cookies, cakes, and more, following established recipes and procedures to ensure consistent quality and taste.
• Measure and combine ingredients accurately, ensuring proper proportions and adherence to gluten-free guidelines. Monitor ingredient inventory and communicate needs to the management team.
• Operate baking equipment, including ovens, mixers, and proofing cabinets, with precision and safety in mind. Troubleshoot and address any equipment issues that arise.
• Adhere to strict food safety and sanitation guidelines to maintain a clean and organized baking environment. Follow proper handling procedures for allergen management.
• Work closely with other members of the bakery team, including the Head Baker and front of house staff, to coordinate production schedules, manage inventory levels, and ensure timely delivery of fresh products.
• Collaborate with the Head Baker to develop new recipes, including specials, menu expansion, new menu categories, and other opportunities for new recipes.
• Participate in the assembly and presentation of bakery products for display, ensuring they are visually appealing and in line with the bakery's branding.

Regular Duties:

• Work with Head Baker to confirm any items that should be added to the preparation list for the day.
• Support a logical flow for the bake, ex: bake like-flavored cakes first, then move to scones while baking, then to muffins once oven space is available, etc.
• After all items are baked, properly wrap and store all product and items.
• Assist in cleaning up the workstation and workspaces, clean the floors, etc.
• Other duties as assigned.

Behavior Expectations:

• Ability to read and follow recipes
• Ability to work under pressure and handle emergency situations calmly
• Communication with leadership regarding attendance, giving as much time as possible for any absences or delays
• Demonstrate effective time management skills to meet production deadlines.
• Maintains food safety protocols and sanitation standards
• Maintains professional oral and written communication
• Maintains professional appearance

Physical Requirements:

• Frequent standing and walking, in and around bakery kitchen
• Frequent lifting and carrying up to 10 pounds
• Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds or more

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