Dahlia Pastry Kitchen Seeks Full-Time Pastry Cook

Tom Douglas Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 11 months ago



The Dahlia Pastry Kitchen prides itself on making fresh scratch desserts with seasonal inspiration. The team produces hundreds of pastry items on a daily basis, which are sold throughout the Seatown Restaurants group.

This is a full-time positions. Ideal candidates will be available to work mornings (6:00 AM start) and weekends.

About the Position

The Production Baker is responsible for skillfully crafting over 200 varieties of fresh scratch bread and/or pastry dessert items with seasonal inspiration, in support of our company-wide mission of offering deliciousness served with graciousness in all that we do. This position is also responsible for maintaining a focused and methodical composure to ensure the final product meets our high quality standards, working with collaborative and team-driven intentions, and performing all other responsibilities as directed by the business or assigned management of which the employee is capable of performing. This is a non-exempt position and typically reports to the Chef.

Essential Functions

  • Sets up station according to pastry production guidelines.

  • Prepares all food items as directed by adhering to recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by the Chef.

  • Measures and mixes ingredients.

  • Demonstrates excellent food safety, sanitation, and organizational skills, while completing duties in a timely manner.

  • Operates and maintains a variety of kitchen equipment.

  • Maintains a clean and organized station; assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas.

  • Assists and supports in other tasks within the scope of the team, as needed.

  • Holds appropriate licenses as required directed by local, State, and/or Federal law.

  • Performs additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested by a manager that the employee is capable of performing.



  • At least 1 year of experience baking professionally, OR has been to culinary school/has a firm understanding of the fundamentals of baking

  • Ability to implement baking techniques.

  • Developed food knowledge with a strong desire to continue learning.

  • Ability to obtain appropriate licenses as required directed by local, State, and/or Federal law.

  • Working knowledge of applicable safety and sanitation procedures.

Skills and Aptitudes

  • Must commit to providing gracious service with exceptional food knowledge.

  • Requires developed knife handling skills and food preparation skills, including ability to follow recipes and prep lists (including demonstrating basic math skills).

  • Ability to interact with others in a friendly, enthusiastic, and outgoing manner in a team environment.

  • Ability to demonstrate problem-solving, self-motivation, and organization skills.

  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.

  • Ability to take direction and multitask.

  • Requires the ability to learn and maintain related baking knowledge.

  • Requires the ability to speak, read, and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and policy documents, as well as converse comfortably and professionally with guests, co-workers, and managers.

Working Conditions

  • Requires the ability to bend, twist, and stand for extended periods of time to perform normal job functions.

  • Frequently works with sharp knives, utensils, and ovens.

  • Frequently works in hot environment, with occasional environmental exposures to cold.

  • Requires the ability to lift and transport up to 50 pounds on occasion and up to 35 pounds regularly.

  • Must meet State minimum age for using required equipment.

  • Flexibility and/or reliability in work schedule are required to provide support when it is needed.

The purpose of this summary is to describe the essential job functions and the level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. This description is not an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by this position. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from jobs and assign other duties as necessary.

Tom Douglas Restaurants is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please contact Human Resources if you need reasonable accommodations in connection with the hiring process at careers@tomdouglas.com. We are an E-Verify Employer.

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Dahlia Pastry Kitchen Seeks Full-Time Pastry Cook

Tom Douglas