Head Production Baker

JOb DESCRIPTION

Hood Famous Bakeshop (Ballard) is seeking an experienced Head Production Baker with at least two years of previous experience in a bakery, specifically in a wholesale kitchen setting, to join our team. This position will fulfill the wholesale and retail production of our cheesecakes as well as a growing line of other baked goods and help lead a small kitchen support team. 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 skillsand 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 Full Time (5 days/week), hourly (plus tips), and is eligible for benefits.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 years 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

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Baking Production and Prep

    • Run 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

    • Assess production and prep needs and create weekly production schedule accordingly 

    • Crafting and creating new and exciting cheesecake flavors 

    • 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

  • Inventory

    • Work with our Operations Coordinator to purchase supplies and ingredients and ensure we are properly stocked at all times

    • Take daily and weekly inventory 

    • Communicate when we are running low on any items 

    • Receive inventory from vendors, ensure proper storage, and consolidation

  • Kitchen Maintenance

    • Maintain an organized and efficient bakery

    • Wash dishes 

    • 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

  • Supervisory

    • Work with Head Baker to manage kitchen support team and create weekly prep and production schedules

    • Work with the Assistant Production Baker to coach them and monitor their work, including providing feedback and guidance

  • Brand Ambassadorship

    • Adhere to company’s core values

    • Share Hood Famous Bakeshop’s history and recent/upcoming news

COMPENSATION

  • DOE, $18/hour starting wage + tips 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision 

  • Paid Vacation (7 days after first complete year)

  • Monthly in-store food and beverage credit and discounts on merchandise

CULTURE

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.

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Location

Hood Famous Cafe + Bar
504 5th Avenue S, Suite 107A
Seattle, WA 98104

 
 

Learn More

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.