Cake Decorator Job Description

Cake Decorator Job Description

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Cake decorator provides guests with a remarkable shopping experience by greeting and thanking customers in a prompt, courteous and friendly manner, answering questions, responding to customer requests for bakery products, accurately placing special orders and offering suggestions for event planning.

Cake Decorator Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assists in the sale of bakery products
Follows Company code dating procedures for all in-store bakery products
Pulls product
Ensures that bakery product quantity, quality and decorating standards are met
Ensures cleanliness and sanitation of bakery equipment and work area
Follows proper packaging and product handling procedures
Assists customers with special orders for cakes and other bakery items
Serves customers in a cheerful, helpful manner
Maintains freshness by filling newer products to the back/bottom of the display and ensuring that closer dated products are sold first, removing products that are outdated, stale, or otherwise unacceptable to make available for sale
Deliver an exceptional guest experience, providing a fresh and abundant shopping experience during all hours of operations, prioritizing the guest’s needs over task

Cake Decorator Qualifications

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

Education for Cake Decorator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the cake decorator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School Degree in General Education, Education, Writing, Guidance, Culinary, Pastry Arts

Skills for Cake Decorator

Desired skills for cake decorator include:

Company EEO policy
Promotes a harassment-free environment
Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences
Basic math
Products sold within the department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about products
Computer systems and equipment
Mixing icings and coordinating colors to create a variety of decorated goods
Bakery products
Fred Meyer policies
Organizational structure

Desired experience for cake decorator includes:

Lift and carry moderate to heavy loads (minimum of 50 lbs.) Bend, reach, push, and pull
1 year experience in food preparation and experience required
Function in a fast-paced, retail environment, in detailed and precise tasks
Work with Customers, staying attentive to their needs
Occasionally* walk, reach at overhead, reach at shoulder, reach at knee, reach at floor, bend, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel, stair climb, pivot, twist, arm push/pull, pinch, utilize fine motor skills
Constantly stand, reach at waist, grasp

Cake Decorator Examples

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Cake Decorator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of cake decorator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for cake decorator
  • Uphold and maintain the execution of the Food and Beverage Standards
  • Understand how operational procedures impact shortage and profitability
  • Produce items to specifications on production cards and follow specific department routines
  • Follow proper packaging and labeling guidelines for food products
  • Monitor and record temperature-sensitive food items as outlined through best practice
  • Locate and identify damaged, recalled or expired items and process according to best practice
  • Execute sampling best practices
  • Follow proper perishable inventory procedures to ensure an accurate recording of inventory
  • Provide service and a shopping experience that meets the needs of the guest
  • Properly handle environmentally sensitive items when breaks and spills occur
Qualifications for cake decorator
  • Appropriately use and care for in-store and personal protective equipment
  • Always demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety, and compliance
  • All other duties based on business needs
  • Apply merchandising principles that will help to generate sales WOW the guest
  • Provide exemplary customer service by greeting customers and ensuring they are able to locate the products they are looking for
  • Maintain cleanliness of equipment, tables, utensils, floor, to ensure that safety and sanitation regulations are met

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