Baker Job Description

Baker Job Description

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Baker provides baking expertise, support to cafe managers, and troubleshoots baking equipment, as needed.
Baker Job Description

Baker Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective baker job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included baker job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Follow established standards for food safety and sanitation
Set up and breakdown stations according to Company guidelines and restock all items as needed throughout shift, while moving through various assignments throughout the shift
Maintain knowledge of and utilize safety and sanitation standards
Ensure that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout the kitchen at all times
Follow and adhere to all Company policies and standards
Follow and adhere to all health, safety and sanitation guidelines
An opportunity to join a dynamic company
Adherence to all Health Department guidelines and Festival sanitation practices
Keep cooler, freezer, and dry storage areas clean and organized
Maintains the cleanliness of the bakeshop area, including storage areas, refrigeration area and all equipment

Baker Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Baker

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Education for Baker

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the baker job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School Degree in Education, General Education, Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Culinary, Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Italian, Culinary School, Human Resources

Skills for Baker

Desired skills for baker include:

Basic math
Products sold within the department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about products
Bakery products
Computer systems and equipment
Bakery equipment
Baking and frying

Desired experience for baker includes:

To perform all duties and tasks in the assigned Place of Work (as per Master Task List) to the standard set
In an open kitchen, guest interaction is a must
Ensures in-stock position of available product
Par baking experience is preferred, not required
Experience preferred but not required (we provide training)
Preparing ingredients for baking, including portioning, measuring, and storing ingredients

Baker Examples


Baker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a baker. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for baker
  • Learning to prepare baked desserts under guidance of the Head Baker
  • Check temperature of food items and refrigerated units and follow-up procedures if temperatures are inadequate take corrective action
  • Deliver food supply items to designate areas in an accurate and timely manner
  • Learn to organize work for maximum production, accurately follow production sheets and avoid over production
  • Promote and provide extraordinary internal/external guest service
  • Understand and demonstrate the proper use of safety food preparation and handling practices and ensure department standards are maintained and safety policies for the Park are upheld
  • Produce assigned pastry items for each outlet
  • Demonstrate understanding of the science of baking and follow recipes and food preparation principles
  • Prepare and set-up all pastries for banquet events and restaurant
  • Work with the Pastry Chef and Assistant Pastry Chef in order to develop new items
Qualifications for baker
  • Must have prior work experience as a Cook, or Baker, or enrollment in a Culinary program
  • Must be available to work morning, afternoon and evening shifts
  • Must be fully available to attend all scheduled training dates/times
  • An onsite culinary/cooking test may be administered to assess your knowledge and determine your eligibility
  • Retail/Bakery experience
  • Able to bake basic items such as muffins, danish, cookies

Baker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a baker. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for baker
  • The ability to work neatly and cleanly, keeping work areas and walk-ins in accordance with sanitary standards
  • Operate within budgetary guidelines and keep waste to a minimum
  • Bakes menu items using standardized recipes in a timely and efficient manner that minimizes waste and insures quality and customer satisfaction
  • Cleans and inspects equipment, appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operations
  • Compiles and maintains production records of food use
  • Responsible for baking bread, pastries, and desserts for the food outlets
  • Requires extensive use of hands and arms
  • Requires extensive standing and lifting
  • Requires knowledge of baking and decorating cakes and pastries
  • Maintain construction and baking recipes to ensure consistent quality
Qualifications for baker
  • High school graduate and an apprenticeship, cooking school or culinary institute education
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, high pressured environment
  • Minimum 2 years commercial cooking work experience
  • Possess ServSafe Food Protection Manager
  • Must be familiar with various kitchen equipment including slicers, fryers, broilers, conveyor and convection ovens, woks, convection steamers, kettles, sandwich making, steam cooking
  • Must be able to reach overhead and perform repetitious work

Baker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a baker. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for baker
  • Follow production schedule to meet both quality and demand
  • Perform scullery work
  • Be proactive and attentive
  • Maintain a positive and professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Minimum 1 year commercial kitchen/food production experience
  • Knowledge of methods, procedures and quality standards relating to basic production
  • Ability to successfully uphold quality and consistency in all items prepared and delivered
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain organization in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Detail oriented and positive attitude a must
  • Ability to visually inspect, taste and smell product to ensure freshness and quality
Qualifications for baker
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds on a frequent basis and 40 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Other physical requirements include but are not necessarily limited to reaching, grasping, and pounding, stretching, and kneading
  • Must be skilled in the art of baking and have two to three years of baking experience in a high-volume production kitchen
  • Must have knowledge in banquet pastry and baked goods, such as bread items, sweet dough, breakfast and coffee break pastry preparation, , cakes, pies and fruit tarts
  • Must possess verbal and written communication skills
  • Be able to lift at least 50 Ibs

Baker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a baker. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for baker
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time or the entire shift
  • Process information through POS/inventory system
  • Handle food and hot beverages or fluids
  • Ability to freely access all areas of the facility
  • A totally unique and customer-focused work environment
  • Recipe & Production control
  • Recipes and production lists are explicitly followed
  • Attention to dates and freshness of every product
  • Ensures high quality standards are met in all items produced
  • Cleanliness of Baker prep areas
Qualifications for baker
  • Must be able to work in an Environment includes drastic temperature changes from 0 degrees to 110 degrees
  • All areas and surfaces must be cleaned and sanitized at all times
  • Proper glove use with all associates
  • Pans, dishes, and other tools are clean and organized
  • Must be food safe certified
  • Watches over stock levels on the sales floor

Baker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a baker. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for baker
  • Execute and share all Food and Beverage Dept
  • Ability to grasp, bend, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods on a cart/rack weighing a maximum of 300 lbs
  • Be familiar with classic breads, cakes, crackers recipes and process, expertly handle lab equipment
  • Work with ITS, lab colleagues, marketing, sales, customers to design desired baked products, make product prototype, optimize recipes and process according to feedback
  • Assist sales and Q.C department in disposing customer’s complaints
  • Elaborate the necessary plan with professional suggestions to implement projects and carry out the trials accurately, record results, data summary along with lab assistants in the system
  • Develop and adapt new methods and procedures based on up-to-date baking trend, keep innovative spirit and attempt in baking industry
  • Meets daily with Chef and/or 1st Cook to discuss preparation of all breakfast meals and baked items
  • Oversees the daily preparation, production and serving of all breakfast and baked items
  • Ensure the kitchen and dining areas are clean and sanitary at all times
Qualifications for baker
  • Must have high level of mobility/flexibility
  • Must be able to work irregular hours under heavy stress/pressure during peak times
  • Must possess high level of coordination
  • Must lift and carry up to 50 pounds for distances up to 30 feet
  • Requires frequent reaching, bending, pushing and pulling
  • Exposure to heat, steam, smoke, cold and odors

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