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Bread Baker

La Bicyclette Restaurant in Carmel, CA, is searching for an experienced bread baker, able to bake breads in a wood-fired oven.

The candidate should understand the hours of operation and have a keen understanding of the product. Creativity is a must. A strong baking background is necessary, as well as a foresight to deal with mistakes. We encourage this person to create seasonal breads specializing in French, Italian, and Spanish backgrounds.

This is a full-time position. Temporary housing available.

Requirements:
 • 2 years experience in a professional bakery, specializing in French, Italian, and Spanish breads
 • Wood oven experience preferred
 • Passionate & creative about baking
 • Organized and can train others to produce the same product consistently

Resume should reflect the job description. Please include references and photos of your work. Email chefmatt@casanovarestaurant.com

posted 10/13/2014
 

Baker Opportunities Raise Your Career to the Next Level!

Thomas Keller’s highly acclaimed French inspired bakery, Bouchon Bakery, is looking to add to our bread team at a commis (prep) level at our locations in Yountville and Beverly Hills, CA. 

In addition to previous work experience of 2-3 years, the ideal candidate must have a strong attention to detail, a desire to learn, and the ability to work as a member of a highly functioning team.  

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to hr@bouchon bistro.com.

Who we are:

The Thomas Keller Restaurant Group is dedicated to setting new restaurant standards in service, cuisine and the employment experience.  Our goal is to collaborate with talented restaurant professionals and offer opportunities to learn and grow within the industry. Our restaurants include The French Laundry, per se, Bouchon, Bouchon Bakery and Ad Hoc. We offer a variety of benefit plans including medical, dental, vision benefits, a retirement savings plan, voluntary life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program.

We encourage experiential learning through the facilitation of a scholarship program, food and wine training seminars taught by industry leaders, and various other educational opportunities.

We seek only inspired candidates who are passionate about food, wine, and service. 

                                                                                posted 10/7/14

 

Artisan Head Baker

Yalaha Bakery was established in 1994 in Lake County and currently has two locations in Central Florida. Our award-winning, innovative bakery produces diverse superior-quality German and European artisan breads and pastries. www.yalahabakery.com

We are seeking an artisan baker to work in conjunction with the bakery staff, our team of bakers and pastry department.
Ideal candidates will have:

• A minimum of five years of professional baking experience.
• Thorough knowledge of pre-ferments and German ryes, sourdoughs, and be skilled in the mixing, kneading, and hand-crafting of traditional breads and pastries.
• Experience with naturally leavened dough.
• Knowledge of all aspects of high volume production including baking times and temperatures of a variety of baked goods, the materials and techniques used in volume production, food sanitation principles and the ability to operate sophisticated bakery equipment.
• Strong communication and organizational skills base.
• Previous successful supervisory and product development experience are not required but could present a unique opportunity for the right candidate to move into a production management position.

This is a full-time, long-term position. Salary and benefits based on experience.

To apply, please send your resume to: jobs@yalahabakery.com

posted 9/24/2014
 

Head Baker Wanted for Specialty Food Market in Miami

Joanna's Marketplace in Miami, Florida, is synonymous with great food. For 22 years Joanna's has consistently provided South Florida with the best breads, pastries, deli, prepared foods and catering in our area. Please visit our company websit at www.joannasmarketplace.com to learn more.

Our current Head Baker for the past 18 years has decided to retire. We are looking for a highly qualified, passionate, motivated person with a minimum 8 years experience as a Bakery Manager with strong knowledge of bread and pastry to take over as Head Baker.

Joanna's Marketplace is  family owned and operated. We continue providing great food and service to our community, and it shows by our reputation.

For more information please contact Mike Lederman via email at mike@joannasmarketplace.com.                                                                             posted 9/11/14

Pastry Production Manager

Standard Baking Company, a retail/wholesale artisan bakery in Portland, Maine, will soon have an opening for a Pastry Production Manager.  Key responsibilities include leading and developing a small, hardworking pastry staff, overseeing new menu and holiday pastries, and meeting production and financial targets as set by the bakery. Ability to train staff in all aspects of pastry, including viennoiserie, is necessary.  Management experience in a fast-paced artisan bakery is preferred.

While we work hard in our downtown bakery, Maine’s beautiful coast, lakes, and mountains are at our doorstep for recreation.

Compensation is competitive and based on experience. We offer health insurance and paid vacation benefits.  Starting date is flexible. 

Please send a brief letter of interest along with your resume and 3 references to Alison at Alison@standardbakingco.com.

                                                                                 posted 9/9/14

Vice President of Sales

Izzio Artisan Bakery is an American-style artisan bread bakery founded in 1998 that specializes in long fermentation breads, exceedingly wet dough, and simple, all-natural ingredients. The owners of Izzio recently sold their gluten-free bakeries to Boulder Brands and are investing heavily in the national expansion of the Izzio brand and its unique, full-flavored artisan breads through frozen distribution channels. Currently, Izzio Artisan Bakery goods are sold in 15 different states.

To help continue driving the growth of the Izzio brand, we are seeking a Vice President of Sales to lead our national sales efforts.  The VP of Sales will be charged with growing sales by $30 million over the next 4 years.  Qualified candidates will exhibit an entrepreneurial drive with an organized, self-guided attitude to take initiative where client and project direction is not always well-defined. The ideal candidate will possess the desire to be part of a growing, fast-paced environment and be able to manage simultaneous sales targets.  Izzio’s Vice President of Sales must be able to actively perform the essential responsibilities of the position with no direct reports. 

Requirements
1. Applied business knowledge, including bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, or related major. Five or more years’ experience in leadership or key position in food retail or bakery sales. 

2. Experience working in retail food sales to the grocery, natural bakery, and warehouse club channels.  Some food service and/or private label sales experience is preferred. 

U Baron Group is a thriving, family-owned, Colorado institution that began in 1994 and has grown to include:  Izzio Artisan Bakery, Dimmers Bakery, Etai’s Catering, Braun Taphaus, six Etai’s Bakery Cafes and three Silvi’s Kitchens.

In 2012 the Baron Family sold Udi’s Healthy Foods to Boulder Brands after reaching a market penetration of 25,000 North American stores and annualized sales of $120 million.  Part of the sale included the original name of the company which required a re-branding.  As part of the re-branding strategy, the U Baron Group asked its loyal customers and members of the food community to help find the company a new name.  As of April 2014, Udi’s Artisan Bakery became Izzio Artisan Bakery, named after Head Baker and Partner Maurizio Guido Negrini. Maurizio is a third-generation baker from Bologna, Italy, and has been with Izzio for 15 years.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email careers@ubarongroup.com.
                                                                                 posted 9/4/14

Bread Bakery Sous Chef

Wynn Las Vegas is hiring a Bread Bakery Sous Chef.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting the Executive Bread Baker in all aspects of production, cost control, completing inventories and food requisitions.
  • Supervises the production of bread in all stages.
  • Ensures food quality according to outlet standards and ensuring the cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment in accordance with Health Department standards.
     

Job Requirements:

  • Candidates must be able to communicate, read and write in English fluently and in a professional manner.  Ability to communicate in Spanish a plus.
  • Candidate must have advanced knowledge of baking, sanitation, and cost control.
  • Requires the ability to work efficiently and within a team environment.
  • Requires a valid Clark County health card.
  • Requires an age of 18 years or older.
     

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume directly to florence.sanfilippo@wynnlasvegas.com
                                                                              posted 9/4/14

Head Baker for Successful Central Coast Artisan Bakery 55K-65K DOE

Are you a Head Baker well-versed in the art of developing and baking beautiful, delicious, and authentic artisan breads and pastries from scratch? 

A successful bakery along the Central Coast of California is growing, and seeking a well-experienced Head Baker to manage the team!  The right person for this role is highly motivated and passionate about bread and sharing your love of our amazing product with the community.  At the same time you must be a superb manager and leader with a strong work ethic and solid values, and have impeccable credentials and references. In addition to the primary retail component of the operation, this role will also be involved with the growing wholesale distribution to high-end restaurants and wineries in the area.

Requirements for this role include:

  • Strong management skills and knowledge of the business side of running a bakery and administrative responsibilities (purchasing, vendor management, stock/inventory management, hiring, etc.)
  • 5-7 years+ experience in bakeries with at least the past 2 years in a management role
  • Strong passion for the craft of artisan bread baking. Managing all of the mainstays is a must. Creativity is a plus!
  • Extensive bread baking experience with high production schedules.
  • Experience in making naturally leavened breads, yeasted doughs, preferments, and laminated dough items.


Currently considering Head Bakers in the $55-65K range, DOE, plus medical allowance and relocation assistance.

Please submit a formal resume to fbjobapply@gmail.com for CONFIDENTIAL consideration. All qualified candidates will be contacted.
                                                                         posted 8/27/14

Pastry Chef and Artisan Bakers

Estelle’s, a full French bakery in Sacramento, CA, is dedicated to quality.  All of our baked goods are made daily on-site, using fresh local ingredients. 

We are looking for a pastry chef and artisan bakers to join our team.  Salary is negotiable.  Benefits and PTO available.

Please send your resume to info@estellespatisserie.com, or phone 916-233-6093.

                                                                              posted 8/26/14

Bread Lead

Forge Baking Company is located in the heart of Somerville, Massachusetts, nestled amongst several busy squares, including Harvard, Porter, and Davis.  We are a group of enthusiastic and established café professionals looking to open a unique urban bakery.  We will encourage growth, a healthy work-life balance, and a fun, dynamic place to work.

We are looking for someone who can provide the creative force and technical knowledge that sets our bread program apart from any other.  Genuinely passionate, the bread lead will inspire others to appreciate the art and craft of bread, both inside Forge and throughout the community at large.  S/he will be able to establish and maintain procedures and training materials which will allow less experienced staff to work independently while maintaining the highest of standards. The bread lead will possess an acute aesthetic sense and be able to communicate these details to others to ensure that all bread products are exceptional in appearance as well as flavor.

Roles and Responsibilities
Oversee all bread related activities including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Continually experiment with new ideas, new ingredients and new methodologies
  • Create and maintain pars, ensure proper stock levels at all times and ensure that orders for ingredients are placed in a timely manner
  • Develop cleaning schedules and ensure that they are followed
  • Instruct bread bakers in the operation and daily maintenance of equipment to ensure safety, cleanliness and the avoidance of damage
  • Network within the larger industry though the attendance of seminars/workshops/markets and via social media
  • Set and maintain daily production schedules
  • Maintain shift schedules for bread bakers
  • Train and mentor junior staff inclusive of providing formal and informal feedback and performance reviews
  • Interview applicants as necessary to determine eligibility for employment
  • Identify and mentor staff baker as a lead apprentice.
  • Assist with quarterly/annual budget development


To apply, please contact us at jobs@forgebakingco.com.

                                                                            posted 8/12/14

Executive Baker

The Broadmoor is the longest running Forbes 5-Star and AAA 5-Diamond resort in the country and is constantly expanding and growing. Our Executive Pastry Chef, Chef Adam Thomas, is a world-class pastry chef with a great vision and comes very well-traveled, including experience in Singapore, Ireland, and around the U.S.  Chef Thomas’ vision is to make The Broadmoor’s Baking and Pastry the best in the country by hiring the most talented staff, inspiring creativity, and sourcing the finest products.

The Executive Baker will have a fully equipped bake shop to work from which allows for the ability to work days while managing up to 15 employees. There is also a packaging and distribution area attached to the bake shop where all bread and baked items are organized, packed, and shipped to either one of the property's nine restaurants, the two wilderness properties, or to one of the many banqueting venues. The Executive Baker will have the ability to create bread for multiple concepts including fine dining, Italian, brasserie, steakhouse, healthy/ancient grains, etc., as well as an extensive holiday bread program.

Summary of Responsibilities: To effectively and efficiently manage and execute all bread and viennoiserie production for The Broadmoor’s restaurants and banqueting operations, including The Penrose Room, Summit, Ristorante del Lago, Play, Natural Epicurean, Golden Bee, Tavern, Golf Club Dining Room, Mountain Clubhouse, Cloud Camp, The Ranch at Emerald Valley, afternoon tea, weddings, social events, corporate groups, gala dinners, coffee breaks, breakouts, buffets, and receptions, while upholding the standards set by the Executive Pastry Chef and Executive Chef Team.

Education/Experience:
ACF Apprenticeship as a baker or culinary school graduate with a focus in baking and pastry; at least eight years’ experience, with a minimum of three years in culinary management or supervisory role; experience baking rolls and breads, artisan breads, international breads, breakfast Danishes, variety bakery items, and more; Forbes 5-Star, AAA 5-Diamond, and Michelin Star experience preferred

To read the full job description and to apply for this position, please visit our website and email your resume to Elyse Daugharty at edaugharty@broadmoor.com.

                                                                                   posted 8/6/14

Head Baker

Established artisan bakery in Queens, NYC,  is looking for a passionate head baker to co-lead our team of 30 bakers.  We bake a variety of artisan breads and service leading hotels, caters, country clubs, and restaurants in NYC. 

Responsibilities include:
1. Leadership of bakery team – mentor, coach, hire, train and lead a group of experienced bakers.  We have a great core group of eager bakers, waiting for a strong bakery team to lead them. 
2. Payroll,  scheduling, and cost controls
3. Quality control
4. Recipe development
5. Food safety oversight

Key Skills
1. Be passionate about artisan bread – dream about crust and crumb!
2. Ideally have 7+ years of bread bakery experience and 5+ years of supervisory experience
3. Be willing to work hard and be rewarded for your hard work
4. Be able to communicate well (Spanish skills a plus) and a team player, looking to be a hands-on leader

Compensation is based on experience, health insurance is available.

To apply, please email your resume to: bakery4455@gmail.com.  Include “Head Baker” in the subject.

                                                                               posted 8/5/14

Head Baker

Our Daily Bread is looking for a hands-on, experienced, and enthusiastic artisan bread baker.  We are a reputable Santa Barbara, California, bakery that recently moved to a new location in town. 

We're looking for a head baker to be responsible for production, quality, and expansion of our product line. The right candidate could look to being on a fast track to becoming a partner in the business, if so desired.   Check out our website:  www.ourdailybread.net

Please email a detailed resume to odb@ourdailybread.net.

                                                                                posted 7/30/14

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