Job Summary: We are looking for an experienced and passionate Assistant Baker to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head Baker in the production of high-quality baked goods, including cakes, pastries, breads, and other desserts. The ideal candidate should have a passion for baking and a keen eye for detail. They should also be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Responsibilities: • Assist the Head Baker in the production of high-quality baked goods • Follow recipes accurately and consistently • Ensure that all ingredients are fresh and of the highest quality • Measure ingredients accurately according to recipes • Prepare doughs, batters, fillings, icings, glazes, etc. according to recipes • Bake items according to recipes and instructions from the Head Baker • Decorate cakes with icing or other decorations as directed by the Head Baker • Monitor oven temperatures and adjust accordingly to ensure proper baking times are met • Maintain a clean work area at all times by sweeping floors, washing dishes, etc. • Assist with inventory management by tracking supplies used in production • Follow safety protocols when handling kitchen equipment such as ovens, mixers, etc.
Qualifications: • High school diploma or equivalent required; culinary degree preferred • Previous experience working in a bakery or similar setting preferred • Knowledge of baking techniques and ingredients required • Ability to follow instructions accurately required • Attention to detail essential • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team required