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Head Pastry Baker

Company: SusieCakes
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt SusieCakes, we make old-fashioned, sentimental dessert favorites – just like you may remember from your childhood! Our bakeries are filled with the delicious tastes and sweet smells of cakes, cupcakes, cookies, pies, and bars- all baked from scratch, on-site daily, using the freshest and finest ingredients. Our signature Celebration Cake is a birthday staple on tens of thousands of tables. Our bakeries mix the nostalgia of the past with the warmth and feel of a modern, neighborhood bakery. "Connecting through Celebration" is our purpose and what we strive for every day with our team members, our guests and our community.Our bakeries are lively and bustling with genuinely friendly people who have the "hospitality gene." They understand the importance of what they do every day and are empowered to make days better. Their connections to our guests and to each other are what separates SusieCakes from other bakeries.The Head Baker leads the culinary operation and is in charged with running an efficient kitchen to ensure the highest quality baked goods are produced. They will be responsible for the overall safety, training and development of their culinary team and leading in a positive and inspiring manner.LEADERSHIP ATTRIBUTES

  • Creates a fun, lively and celebratory environment
  • Possesses and demonstrates a "One team, One goal" philosophy
  • Works in an organized, deliberate and fast-paced manner
  • Possesses a small business owner mentality and thrives in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Remains calm and objective and presents fact-based case during emotional discussions
  • Sets specific, challenging, and achievable objectives and action plans based on thorough analysis and views them as commitments to be achievedQUALIFICATIONS
    • Associate degree in Culinary, Baking or Pastry Arts preferred
    • Two years of previous managerial or supervisory experience within the SusieCakes' organization
    • Exposure to financial controls and accountabilities
    • Ability to work in multiple regional locations
    • Ability to adapt to a flexible schedule according to business needs
    • Must have reliable transportation and valid driver's licensePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
      • Frequent walking, kneeling, bending and reaching overhead
      • Able to stand for extended periods of time
      • Must be able to lift, move and carry up to 75 poundsCERTIFICATIONS
        • ServSafe Manager Food Handler CertificationBENEFITS & PERKS· Flexible work schedule- Day shifts!· Free non-slip shoes (annually!)· Birthday month PTO with complimentary cake· Company holidays off (Thanksgiving, December 25th-27th, and New Year's Day)· Medical, dental, vision insurance· Vacation, 401k, FSA· Paid Sick Time· Referral Program· Pet rescue reimbursement and pet insurance· Flexible return to work schedule for maternity leave· Generous 50% discount to all our delicious desserts!

Keywords: SusieCakes, Costa Mesa , Head Pastry Baker, Hospitality & Tourism , Costa Mesa, California

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