Assistant Production Baker
Hood Famous Bakeshop (Ballard) is seeking an Assistant Production Baker with at least one year of previous experience in a bakery, specifically in a wholesale kitchen setting, to join our team. This position will assist our Head Production Baker in fulfilling the wholesale and retail production of our cheesecakes as well as a growing line of other baked goods. We are a small scale production environment that has been wholesaling for five years and currently operate two retail locations.
Our ideal candidate is reliable, possesses strong verbal/written communication skills,and works well in a busy environment alongside a small team. As our company continues to grow, we are seeking creative, passionate, and loyal individuals to be a part of our team. Familiarity with Filipino flavors is a plus. This position is part-time (20-25 hrs/week) and hourly (plus tips).
1 year baking experience (ideally wholesale production) preferred
Must hold valid food handler’s permit
Strong communication skills, positive attitude and team-focused mentality
Reliable, punctual, and must be available to work holidays and some weekends
Ability to lift 50lbs on a regular basis
Ability to stand on your feet for 5+ hours
Baking Production and Prep
Assist Head Production Baker in running a full production day from mixing to scooping to baking
Preparing flavor ingredients (i.e. Vietnamese coffee, coconut pandan, etc)
Safely utilizing commercial kitchen equipment including large Hobart mixers, rotating rack production ovens, and other tools to execute the job successfully
Observing products across multiple stages, to include: ensure proper weights, baking, topping quantity, cooling timeline, labeling accuracy and finished goods stored properly
Accurately follow recipes and prep and production schedules
Ensuring all baked goods are completed on time and ready for pick ups, internal retail transfers, and delivery schedule
Ensuring the execution and fulfillment of catering and pre/orders
Ensuring the highest quality of our products
Other duties as assigned
Take daily and weekly inventory
Communicate when we are running low on any items
Receive inventory from vendors, ensure proper storage, and consolidation
Maintain an organized and efficient bakery
Maintain a clean and safe environment: wipe down surfaces, sweep, mop, and take out garbage
Follow health, safety, and sanitation guidelines and report any concerns to supervisor
Follow opening and closing procedures
Adhere to company’s core values
Share Hood Famous Bakeshop’s history and recent/upcoming news
DOE, $15/hour starting wage + tips
Monthly in-store food and beverage credit and discounts on merchandise
We pride ourselves on being a fun and easy-going workplace, but at times this job, like any in a growing small business, can be unpredictable and sometimes stressful. We are looking for someone who can adapt well to different situations. Good time management skills and positive attitudes, while working independently and alongside a team, are a must.
Applications via email will be not be accepted
Position open until filled
Join Our Team
Hood Famous Cafe + Bar
504 5th Avenue S, Suite 107A
Seattle, WA 98104
Hood Famous Bakeshop is a small Seattle bakery with a big heart and a big appetite! We specialize in desserts featuring Filipino and Asian-Pacific flavors and are best known for our cheesecakes including our flagship ube cheesecake. We sell our desserts in our bakeshop, wholesale in grocery stores, and cater events.
Follow us at @hoodfamousbakeshop
Hood Famous Bakeshop is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.