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Experienced Artisan Baker and Junior Baker

Opening in early 2015 in West Chester, PA!

French (p)artisan bread bakery and cafe is hiring two bakers: an experienced artisan baker and a junior baker.

We need someone who can produce consistent, high-quality work. You must be familiar with a variety of preferments, classic European breads, and state of the art formulas for whole grain breads and other adventures.

Experience with Viennoiserie and pastry is a must. Experience and education are important, but the desire for quality and innovation are critical.  You must be able to work in a small team of diverse talents and be able to talk to customers directly. A working knowledge of starters and preferments is necessary.

If you have a true passion for baking rustic, handmade breads, have prior experience baking baguettes, sourdoughs, miches, and boules, and have knowledge/experience with using poolish and levain starters, we want you!

This is a 6 day/week position to include early morning and weekend hours, with some overnight hours.

If you are detail-oriented, organized, a hard worker, and love making delicious, beautiful bread, please e-mail resume and cover letter to

                                                                           posted 11/20/14

Lead Baker

The Lafayette Baking Company, located in Haymarket, VA, is currently hiring for a Lead Baker.  This organization is fast-growing, and we are looking for individuals to fit into a positive, can-do culture.

The Lead Baker will be responsible for the proper preparation, set up, and execution of made-from-scratch bakery products.

Qualified candidates must maintain a solid knowledge of all food products and be able to skillfully apply culinary techniques.  Must be passionate about their approach to baking artisan bread.  Should be energetic and enthusiastic and possess strong communication and organizational skills.

Required Experience:
• Must be very organized
• 5+ years of previous experience in a bakery position/similar position
• Formal culinary training preferred

Position type:  Full-time, 6 days a week, afternoon/evening shift.

Location:  Haymarket, VA  20169

Please submit resumes to

                                                                           posted 11/20/14

Lead Baker

Provence Bakery, established in 1996 in Nashville, TN, is seeking a lead baker working with traditional European natural starters. Volume of 500-900 loaves a day and 2,000-5,000 buns, depending on the season. Must be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day. Team player with a good attitude and a focus on product development and efficiency.

Two plus years in a commercial baking environment, with experience in mixing, benching, and baking, will be necessary for consideration.

Compensation dependent on experience. We offer health benefits, paid time off, and retirement. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit resumes to  No solicitation or placement services. 
                                                                       posted 11/4/14

Bread Bakers

Easy Tiger Bake Shop and Beer Garden is looking for bread bakers and shift lead candidates.

After more than two dynamic years, we have exceeded capacity and are expanding to meet wholesale demand.

Seeking bakers looking to learn and grow in traditional artisan baking techniques, and experienced bakers desiring leadership opportunities.  Must be willing to work nights, be hard working and flexible.

We emphasize developing well-rounded bakers who participate in mixing, shaping and baking rather than working a single station. Excellent learning environment;  Head Baker, David Norman, was instructor at FCI in NYC and SFBI, and head baker at Bouley Bakery.

Austin, the Live Music Capital, has a dynamic food scene, growing in national recognition.

Email resume and cover letter to

                                                                                posted 11/3/14

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.

 • 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

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

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.

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 9/24/2014

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 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                                                                             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

                                                                                 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. 

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
                                                                                 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
                                                                              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 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, or phone 916-233-6093.

                                                                              posted 8/26/14

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