NOW HIRING: Part-Time Pastry Chef/Baker
Job listing posted on Wednesday, July 31st 2019

Sweet Fix is looking to hire a part- time pastry chef and baking professional with potential growth to a full time position.  Our bakery specializes in custom-designed from scratch small desserts, wedding cakes, special occasion and 3d sculpted cakes.  We are a small team that is dedicated to our craft and continuously striving for perfection. 

Job Summary:

Our ideal candidate will have experience in creating and executing European and Southern Style desserts as well as the various styles of cakes offered alongside head baker and assistant. This candidate should be able to work independently, is self-motivated, creative and a reliable individual who takes initiative in helping other team members with their tasks once finished with their own.  We are also very interested in talking to potential applicants who have experience with healthy baking, vegan, gluten free and alternative baking techniques and skills. 

 

Qualification and Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a professional bakery. 

  • Pastry and Baking Arts Degree preferred but not required.

  • Precise eye for detail, organizational skills and impeccable piping skills preferred.

  • This position will assemble and prepare all pastries, mousses, cookies, pies, dessert shooters, jams, curds, French Macarons, candy making etc. for dessert orders for the week and create all accruements for cake orders.

  • Capable of creating own recipes based on clients requests.

  • Must be able to provide a portfolio of creative work for consideration

Responsibilities and Duties:

·         Helping to write weekly baking list and inventory

·         Following standardized cake recipes

·         Assist other bakers with conversions, mixing, portioning and baking of all cakes for the week. 

·         Knowledge of doing recipe conversions

·         Proper knowledge of sanitation and safety procedures, FIFO, Labeling etc.

 

General Cleaning Duties:

·         Mopping/Sweeping

·         Cleaning and putting away dishes

·         Organizing Refrigerators and Freezers

 

Pay and Benefits:

·   Starting pay is $14 an hour

·   PTO based on weekly hours worked 

 

We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Serious inquires only, please e-mail your resume with a cover letter and any questions or concerns to amanda@sweetfixrva.com