Careers with Farina Baking Company
Who we are
Farina Baking Company is the premier dessert caterer specializing in custom cakes, dessert displays and custom detailed sweets. We draw our inspirations from up-and-coming trends, seasonal features, and the amazing couples & clients we work with to provide a customized SWEET experience. The difference is in the details, both our recipes and decorations. Because of this attention, our desserts are as enjoyable to eat as they are to admire
Baker / Pastry Chef- (full-time)
Who we are looking for:
Baker / Pastry Chef
FARINA is looking someone with professional experience in baking. Must have a PASSION for high quality desserts! We are looking for someone who will have a large responsibility in our creations. The position offered will be for 30-40 hours a week and will include baking of cakes, cupcakes and many other sweets. This role will support all team members in daily tasks to fulfill customer orders. Professional commercial baking experience is required. This position requires working under time constraints, delivering consistency & priding themselves on detailed work. Individual must be upbeat & positive, have a strong work ethic, be a team player and always be looking to go above & beyond the essential job requirements. The ideal candidate will also have wonderful organizational skills and great time management & multi-tasking abilities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Able to follow recipes to prepare a variety of menu items from scratch with little to no instruction
Ability to take and follow direction and MUST understand constructive criticism
The ability to work individually with little direction; as well as work in a team oriented environment
Previous experience in Pastry production setting; including baking in high volumes
A true passion for baking, pastries & decorating
Ability and capability to understand consistency with production for large scale events
Able to withstand high stress situations with ease and grace
Work closely with the head pastry chef and team members to ensure products are produced and stored in an efficient manner
Responsible for proper storage, labeling and use of all food
Cleans and maintains kitchen while practicing exceptional safety, sanitation and health standards are met
Responsible for daily and weekly cleaning tasks & inventory tracking
Early mornings and weekends will be involved with this position
Pastry Arts diploma or equivalent education preferred, but not required
Minimum 2-3 year’s experience in a bakery setting REQUIRED
Experience with high volume production
Experience in commercial production
Serve Safe certification highly preferred
Clean driving record and valid driver’s license required.
All qualified applicants are welcome to apply via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants must submit via email ONLY containing cover letter, portfolio, resume & minimum wage requirements.
Please NO PHONE CALLS OR KITCHEN VISITS.
e-mail applications to be considered only!