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Head Baker

About Hot Bread Kitchen

Hot Bread Kitchen in New York, NY, is a growing social enterprise bakery that enhances the future for immigrant and minority women by providing paid baking training and classroom training.

Specific Duties

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the
  • Develop bread formulas with input of Sales
  • Represent Hot Bread Kitchen and our programs to the larger community
  • Maintain, monitor, and track production schedule, staff schedule, inventory, and equipment. 
  • Hire, train, and supervise a crew of bakers, bakery supervisors and bakery managers with varying degrees of experience in the bakery
  • Monitor food and labor costs, purchase orders, do weekly/monthly inventory, and manage waste
  • Coordinate and communicate with the management team.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5+ years professional experience in an artisanal bakery. 
  • Extremely knowledgeable about bread science, baker’s percentage, and formula development, including sourdoughs, slow fermentation, and grains other than wheat.
  • Knowledge of proper health and sanitation guidelines
  • Experience in culinary education or teaching baking a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to the kitchen as job training environment.
  • Ability to use MS Office (Word, Excel, email) is required. Experience with various costing and recipe software a plus.
  • Bachelor's and/or culinary degree. DOH and/or Agriculture & Market certification is a plus.
  • Second language and driver’s license are preferred.


Full-time position with eligibility for benefits including paid vacation and holidays, paid sick leave, health/dental/vision packages, short-term disability and retirement savings. Also eligible for an annual performance based bonus. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please submit the following via email to  (please include: “Head Baker” in the subject line):

  • A brief statement of interest
  • A resume that includes at least two professional references
  • No phone calls, resumes via postal mail, or walk-ins, please.

Hot Bread Kitchen is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting a diverse workplace.
                                                                             posted 11/23/15

Artisan Bread Baker

Founded in 1993, Colectivo Coffee has grown from a roaster in a small warehouse to an award-winning coffee company and collection of best-in-craft products. In addition to roasting coffee at the highest level, we also operate Troubadour Bakery, delivering a range of handmade foods, artisan breads, and scratch-baked goodies. Our family of distinct cafes continues to grow, each unique in design and experience – garnering numerous architectural awards and national recognition. Our Letterbox Tea, Colectivo Keg Company beer, specialty chocolates, and curated mix of artful items bring together a collective experience unlike any other retailer in our industry.

Troubadour Bakery in Milwaukee, WI, is looking for an Artisan Bread Baker.  The Artisan Bread Baker will develop and produce artisan breads and artisan laminated pastries. Specific responsibilities include accurately following formulas in the preparation of all dough, shaping and scoring loaves, and assuring all finished baked products meet quality standards, the ideal candidate is able to develop and maintain effective working relationships, work quickly and efficiently, and is able to learn quickly.

Colectivo is an EEO/M/F/V/H employer.  We offer benefits, including vacation time, health and dental insurance, a retirement plan, a bicycle commuter benefit program, and free coffee products and discounted food/retail products. 

To apply, please send resume to
                                                                              posted 11/18/15

Head Bread Baker and Experienced Pastry Chef

New baking company opening January 2016. Located  in the historic, waterfront town of New Bern, North Carolina. We’re a scratch-made bakery focusing on artisan breads, pastries, and custom cakes. Our newly built two-story bakery adjoins our restaurant of over 30 years. We will be providing both retail and wholesale.

Hiring a head bread baker with at least 5 years professional experience with artisan breads and high-volume production.

Also hiring an experienced pastry chef to lead a team of pastry chefs in the production of all pastry and bakery items.

Benefits as well as housing are available.

Please send resume and salary requirements to                                                                                                                                                                                                    posted 11/13/15

Clear Flour Bread Hiring Full-Time Pastry Assistant and Bread Bakers

Clear Flour is an award-winning, family-owned and operated bakery in Brookline, MA, operating since 1982.

To read more about what we do, please visit or check us out on Facebook and Instagram @clearflourbread.

We are currently hiring:

  • Full-time Pastry Assistant
  • Full-time Bread Bakers

We bake 363 days a year, so all candidates must have weekend and holiday availability. Interested bakers must also be available late-nights/early mornings and have reliable transportation for hours when the T is not running.

We offer health insurance and paid vacation to full-time employees.
Work hard
Have fun
Learn a lot

Please send resumes to For more information, please call 617-739-0060 between the hours of 11 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday, and ask to speak with a manager.

Bread Baker

Small Vermont bakery producing naturally leavened organic breads seeks second baker to work intimately alongside owner. Ideal candidate is extremely proficient at mixing & shaping wet doughs. Must have strong work ethic, intellectual attention to detail & physical endurance.

This beautiful (soon to be solar powered) facility is on a rural backroad in Waitsfield, VT amidst an orchard and gardens. For more info, visit

Quality of product is impeccable. Resume & references required. Send inquiries to:

                                                                                                    Posted 10/20/2015

Head Baker

Artisanal French bakery in Hudson, NY, seeks a highly skilled bread baker to take over for our head baker while she's on maternity leave. You'll have a fantastic partner in our one-of-a-kind French wood-burning oven with a revolving deck that can handle 80 loaves at a time.

Add to that local, organic flours from local farm Wild Hive, and all natural leavenings. Our signature loaf is a whole wheat baguette from a master baker in Le Perche, France.

Please have:

  • At least 4 years professional experience, with at least one year in the leadership position.
  • Strong work ethic. This is a hands-on position.
  • Extensive experience with natural leavenings and European-style artisanal bread making.
  • Strong administrative skills, including managing costs, staff, and production schedules.

Compensation BOE and can include reduced-cost housing. November start date.

Send resume and cover letter to:

                                                                             posted 10/22/15

Bread Baker Sous Chef

The Bread Baker Sous Chef is responsible for supporting the Executive Bread Baker.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting the Executive Baker in all aspects of production, cost control, completing inventories and food requisitions.
  • Manages and trains Bakery staff.
  • Supports the Chefs de Parties and Trainee if necessary.
  • Supervises production of bread in all stages, ensuring food quality, ensure cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment in accordance with Health Department standards.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in industrial and artisan bakeries.
  • Baking degree or certification preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of baking, sanitation and cost control.
  • Must be able to manage all aspects of the bakery operation.
  • Food Handlers Card Required

If you are interested in applying, please email your resume to


Lead Pastry Chef

The Village Bakery & Café, located in a quaint village outside Rochester, NY, needs a Lead Pastry Chef. 

The opportunity requires a person of good character, with a passion for desserts including viennoiseries, pastries, petits fours, miniardises, cookies, brownies, cakes etc, and strong leadership skills. 

This is a great opportunity for an energetic go-getter that really wants to make their mark.  Although we are not in sunny California, we do have four beautiful seasons, lakes abound, and a wonderful quality of life.

Please send an email expressing your interest, with resume attached, to


Process Supervision & Quality Assurance

Immediate full-time position open at established Brooklyn, NY, wholesale bakery for a person experienced in all phases of laminated dough processing (e.g. croissant, danish, puff pastry).

Applicant must be highly disciplined and able to conscientiously adhere to processing metrics and quality standards but also engage as an executive team member striving towards continuous improvement. Compensation commensurate with performance will be paid.

Please forward resume and any other pertinent information to:
Frank Kitchens (
Kabir’s Bakery, Inc.
19 Fifth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
                                                                              posted 10/15/15

Executive Head Baker

Bloom Artisan Bakery & Café is launching two locations in Cleveland, Ohio, and we’re looking for an experienced Executive Head Baker to lead all bakery production.

There’s more than one reason why Bloom Bakery’s handcrafted treats are so special. In addition to sourcing top-of-the-line baking techniques from European artisan bakery specialist Maurice Chaplais, we can also confide that creating jobs is our secret ingredient.

Bloom Bakery is a revolutionary social enterprise, providing jobs for low-income and disadvantaged adults in Greater Cleveland. The bakery is owned by Towards Employment, a non-profit organization founded in 1976 that has helped more than 122,000 people prepare for jobs, get jobs, keep jobs, and move up the career ladder.

Bloom Artisan Bakery & Café provides competitive salary packages, including a bonus plan and full benefits.

If you are interested in applying for the Executive Head Baker position with Bloom Artisan Bakery & Café, please send your resume to
                                                                           posted 10/14/2015

Head Baker Needed

Beck’s Bakery is a small, blossoming artisan bakery located in a small college town on the beautiful redwood coast of California.  We mill our own locally-sourced grains and are passionate about community, nutrition, whole grains, and food sovereignty. We sell at farmer’s markets and wholesale to local natural food stores, restaurants, and school meal programs. 

We are seeking an experienced professional baker to help expand operations into regional and national markets.

Responsibilities will be to manage production, implement quality control measures, increase efficiencies, troubleshoot problems, and create new products.  The ideal candidate will be organized, enthusiastic, professional, and have a tidy and clean personal appearance.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:  

To learn more about Beck’s Bakery, visit our website at:
                                                                              posted 10/14/15

Hiring Baking Instructor

Zingerman's Bakehouse in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is hiring a full-time Baking Instructor for our rapidly growing school for home bakers.

Join BAKE!  It’s our hands-on teaching bakery. We host action-filled, fun and informative bread and pastry baking classes in a space equipped just for this reason. All of us at the Bakehouse know the joy and excitement of baking something really good and want to share our knowledge with the public.

To learn more about this position and to apply, visit                                                                             posted 10/13/15

Experienced Bakers Needed for Specialty Food Market

Joanna’s Marketplace is an award-winning specialty food market in Miami, FL, in business for over 23 years. We are family owned and operated.

We are looking for experienced bakers.  We specialize in rustic breads, pastry, and viennoiserie. Benefits offered for all full-time employees. Please visit our website to learn more about us.

If you are interested in the position, please send your resume to Mike Lederman at  Questions? Please call Mike at 305-661-5777.
                                                                             posted 10/13/15

Assistant Baker

Hewn, an artisan bakery in Evanston, IL, is looking for an experienced (6-8 months) Assistant Baker for the night shift.

We make naturally fermented artisan breads and pastries by hand every day, using 100% organic flour & grains.

We need someone who can work both independently and with a team and who is committed to producing high-quality, consistent work. This person must be able to lift 50 llbs. Candidates must have experience with artisinal bread baking.

We are located in the middle of Evanston's burgeoning food scene, just minutes from Chicago and within walking distance to Lake Michigan. We offer a collaborative working environment in a vibrant community.

Pay will be based on experience. 401K benefits are offered to all employees after six months of service.

Please email your cover letter and resume for consideration to
                                                                                                      posted 10/9/2015

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.

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:
                                                                               posted 9/30/15

Bread Baker

Bellegarde Bakery in New Orleans is the Gulf South’s premier bread bakery. We are the only bakery in the region that uses a stone mill to create fresh, whole-grain flour. We source organic, identity- preserved (IP) grains for our mill, which was custom built by Elmore Mountain Bakery in Vermont. We use patient, time-honed traditions in our process, creating breads for both restaurants and markets. Our methods are performed by hand, and every employee learns every aspect of the business:  from baking and milling, to shaping and mixing.

Salary positions work four, physical days per week. Every employee has one weekend day off. Work begins at 4:30 a.m. and finishes in the early afternoon. Three days off creates an environment for employees to refresh, refocus, and return to the bakery with alacrity and care, giving the task at hand full attention and respect. The inspiration of New Orleans—its culture, cuisine, and history—incessantly informs our baking and our journey as we change the way our region sits down to dinner.

The ability to lift 50 pounds and the desire to put in exactly what you want back is required. Professional kitchen experience is imperative.

For more information about our bakery, please visit our website,

Email resume to
                                                                                posted 9/29/15


Head Baker

Apple Ridge Farm is a diverse, sustainable little farm located in Saylorsburg, PA. Our bakery specializes in wood-fired brick oven sourdough breads and value-added farm products (pot pies, hand pies, etc).

We’re looking for a head baker to lead our team to the next level. Responsibilities will include fulfillment of daily production, scheduling and managing assistant bakers, managing inventory, coordinating with our farm manager on produce needs, and new product development/quality control.

Successful candidate must have experience in artisan bread baking, have experience managing others, and possess an infectious positive attitude.

This positioned is salaried.

Please forward cover letter and resume to

                                                                                 posted 9/23/15


We are a tiny, scratch bakery on the edge of Minneapolis, Minnesota, focusing on artisan breads, pastries, and coffees. We offer simple, scrumptious, rustic baked goods and beverages to the neighborhood and beyond. Our products are ingredient-focused, as we aim to highlight seasonal, local, and sustainable ingredients when possible. We're looking to round out our back-of-house team! Experience is nice, but we're willing to train the right people, as we are looking for long-term fits.

Hiring for an energetic, positive, reliable and organized baker. We are looking for someone who is creative, collaborative, and excited about working in a fast-paced kitchen. Open and flexible schedule is preferred, will have some opening shifts (5am start). Job duties will encompass all aspects of pastry production and baking. Knowledge of artisan breads, pastries and viennoiserie is a must, baking and pastry degree preferred but not required with sufficient hands-on experience. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and stand for entire shift.

Please submit resume along with cover letter to Please include why you are the ideal candidate and why you want the position. Thanks!

Posted 9/22/2015

Head Baker / Production Supervisor

We are an organic and gluten-free cookie company in Florida, seeking a highly motivated individual for a head baker and production supervisor position. We are looking for someone with at least five years experience in the manufacture of baked goods. The job requires experience in the mixing of doughs, the process of making the doughs, producing and baking cookies and other products and packaging the finished product. The job requires that our products are consistently up to our standards of quality and great taste. The position requires the ability to work with a budget and a production schedule and to be able to organize, manage and supervise the baking and production operations of the business. The position requires monitoring and control of inventory and the supply chain, as well.

Required experience:  5 years experience with baking and manufacturing.

Salary : $50,000

If you meet these requirements, please send resume to
                                                                              posted 9/18/15

Seeking Artisan Baker

Guglhupf Bakery, Patisserie & Café (, an established and award winning artisan bakery in Durham, NC, is seeking a talented artisan bread baker to join our international team. Ideally, we are looking for a baker with ‘from scratch production’ experience as well as people management experience to fill the position of Assistant Production Manager. Applicants must be highly motivated, organized, mature, neat and team-oriented.

Durham was voted “Foodiest Town of the South” and along with its many food ventures is also known for its universities (Duke, Durham Central, Durham Tech.), broad cultural scene and is in the heart of the Triangle consisting of the State Capitol Raleigh, Durham, Research Triangle Park, Chapel Hill, and Cary. This is an exciting growing area with much to offer for individuals who enjoy a vibrant scene or the outdoors.

This is a full-time, long-term position with a market leading, popular and innovative bakery. We offer competitive pay based on experience, health benefits, paid vacation, paid sick days, meal plan and company discount.

Send comprehensive resume to

posted 9/15/2015

Head Pastry Chef

Village Baker in Spring Lake, Michigan, is seeking an experienced Pastry Chef to lead the department.

Our new Head Pastry chef will:

  • Take full creative control of all aspects of our pastry program, including product development, daily production, building commercial sales, and display and merchandising of product.
  • Managing a team of three or four assistant pastry chefs including scheduling, training and quality control.
  • Communicate directly with customers for special orders and cakes.

Founded four and a half years ago, Village Baker is a classic, full-service, European style bakery/cafe. Our specialty is European hearth-style breads, ryes, and sourdoughs. An estimated $350,000/year comes from commercial (grocery stores and restaurants) and in-bakery retail bread sales. We serve a basic menu for breakfast lunch and pizzas for dinner at our main location in Spring Lake, and we serve an abbreviated soup-and-sandwich menu at our second store, The Baker's Wife, in Grand Haven.

We currently sell an average of $600/day in scones, muffins, cookies and individual desserts like cannoli, bread pudding, cakes, bars, mousse cups, cheese cakes, etc. Unfortunately, none of these offerings are properly represented on our website, but we are in the process of designing and launching a new website. We sell around around 200 pies at Thanksgiving, and then pie orders trickle in for special orders. We have JUST started offering cakes by special order. We are committed to scratch baking and using high-quality and local products like farm fresh eggs. It is our desire to evolve our offerings so that they include specialty decorated cakes for sale, European-style desserts such as fruit tarts, pain au chocolat, crème brûlée, etc.

Hourly or salaried pay for this position is commensurate with experience and talent, please include salary requirements with your resume. Please send resume to:

                                                                                  posted 9/9/15


WheatFields Bakery Café is in search of a motivated and organized individual who is ready for managing a wholesale and retail bread department.  This position requires a team-oriented person to lead the crew to success in daily production goals and to maintain high quality product.  WheatFields is an artisan bakery that operates around a 25-ton wood-fired hearth oven and has been selling retail and wholesale bread in Lawrence, Kansas, for 20 years.

Responsibilities and Skills Desired:

  • Able to lift 50 lbs
  • Able to recruit, hire, and train new employees
  • Review and adjust production levels for retail and wholesale
  • Ensuring proper use and maintenance of equipment
  • Have a base understanding of Excel spreadsheets


  • Salary based on experience
  • Health care plan
  • Simple IRA
  • Paid vacation
  • Continuing education

Please send resume to 
                                                                              posted 9/9/15

Artisan Bread Baker

Saint Peter’s Bakery in Saint Peters, PA, is seeking an experienced artisan bread baker. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Fulfillment of daily production
  • Managing assistant bakers, inventories
  • Managing inventory, strong organizational skills, cleanliness
  • Ability to lift at least 55 lbs.


  • Experience in all phases of artisan bread baking in an artisan bakery
  • Supervisory and coaching skills
  • Experience with croissant doughs, starters, proofing, etc.

The position is available immediately.

Compensation contingent upon experience.

Please send your resume and salary requirements to
                                                                             posted 9/3/15

Production Bakers

World-class neighborhood market in Denver, Colorado, is seeking production professionals.

You will bake baguettes, ciabatta, naturally leavened breads, deli loaves, real rye breads, pies, cookies, and other tasty treats. This is not an easy job.  We make everything from scratch and by hand. $15/hour, plus benefits.

Please contact Paul Marczyk at if interested.
                                                                            posted 8/27/15

Lead Pastry and Artisan Bread Baker

Our new start-up in Petaluma, CA, will begin as a retail shop associated with specialty coffee/tea and will grow into wholesale bakery specializing in viennoiserie and artisan bread. 

We are looking for a lead pastry and artisan bread baker. Our goal is to create bold new tastes while applying European excellence to pastry, breads, treats, and desserts, using local organic farmers’ products. The ideal candidate will be as creative, energetic, and passionate as we are and will want to join the Bear Bakery family.  

You will be asked to work weekdays from 4:30 am to 2:30 pm, and we may ask you to flex occasionally to support our weekend half-day openings.

Please send resume to
                                                                              posted 8/26/15                                        

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