We pride ourselves on producing the highest quality baked goods, including breads, cakes, pastries, and cupcakes, and with you on our team as a baker, we are sure to do so. You will use your culinary expertise to mix together ingredients to create unique and delicious items for our customers.
As a decorating master, you will produce alluring creations that customers wish to buy, as well as follow instructions for personalized cakes and other pastries. Your organizational skills will be utilized as you ensure that all orders are handled appropriately so that we never run out of ingredients for any of our products. Exercise your customer service skills as you work the front of the bakery, taking custom orders and selling premade goods.
Prepare doughs, fillings, batters, icings and other components by measuring or weighing ingredients using graduated containers or scales to ensure uniformity.
Use tools such as hand mixers, electric mixers and cooking machinery to blend together ingredients to create high-quality baked goods.
Cook prepared dough in ovens or on grills as needed, using molds, pans or sheets, depending on the proper baking technique for the item.
Decorate cakes, pastries and other baked goods, including custom-made decorations for birthdays, weddings and other celebrations.
Coordinate deliveries to the bakery and buy necessary ingredients to ensure a fully stocked kitchen to reduce any downtime during the day.
Perform routine checks on raw materials to ensure they adhere to high-quality standards and are not expired or damaged.
Inspect baked goods to ensure they are of the highest quality, and remove any damaged items before they reach the display case.
Adjust the amount of ingredients, the oven temperatures, conveyor speeds and humidity as needed so that all products come out as expected.
Job Skills & Qualifications
High school education
2+ years' experience as a baker
First-rate oral and written communication
Excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstrated cake decorating expertise
Culinary school diploma
Hellas Bakery & Restaurant