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Pastry Chef/Assistant

Company: Bean Counter Bakery Cafe
Location: Worcester
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Full Job Description Pastry Chef/Assistant Bean Counter Bakery Cafe is an award-winning bakery specializing in creating custom-designed high-quality wedding/custom cakes, cupcakes, tarts, pastries, mini desserts, cookies, desserts, pies, cheesecakes, tortes and more for all occasions. We are currently seeking a full-time Pastry Chef/Assistant to join our Finishing/Decorating team in our brand new state-of-the-art 5,000 sq. ft. flagship bakery in Worcester, MA. The Pastry Chef/Assistant will be part of a team to fulfill customer orders, finish/decorate pastries including cupcakes, cookies, tarts, mini pastries, individual desserts, pies, cheesecakes, make buttercream frostings, pastry dough, pastry fillings from scratch, work with chocolates, etc. Responsibilities include: Decorate standard and custom bakery products in accordance with company policies & procedures. Must be able to follow recipes and produce fillings/frostings and more, consistently to taste/texture, in large-batch quantities, using all natural, scratch ingredients. Willing to learn and apply new techniques, along with the passion to create and decorate cupcakes, cookies, pastries, tarts, pies, cheesecakes, cakes, pastry platters, and baked goods. Help maintain a clean and orderly kitchen. Operate, clean, and maintain equipment/machinery, tools, and workstations. Maintain cake display cases and properly fill with designated product lines. Previous perishable foods handling and/or preparation experience preferred. Previous pastry and cake decorating experience required. Piping skills including the use of buttercreams, royal icing, ganache, tempered chocolates, etc. preferred. Must project a clean and professional appearance. Time management skills with the ability to remain focused under pressure, and to juggle multiple tasks at one time. Assist with wedding cake deliveries if needed during peak seasons. Ability to operate within company policies, procedures, and standards. Able to stand for an 8-hour shift (mandatory lunch break required). Can lift up to 40 lbs. Required Skills Prior experience in an in-store bakery or working in a commercial bakery preferred. Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to follow instructions to assemble/finish/decorate cupcakes, cookies, desserts, tarts, pastries, cheesecakes, mini desserts, pies and all types of pastries and desserts required in a neat and consistent manner. Ability to assist with custom orders including decorating royal icing cookies and work with creating fondant decoration pieces as needed. Possess a strong work ethic, be well-organized and positive, enthusiastic about pastry and working as part of a team. Passion and pride in the finished product Availability Tuesday - Saturday. May require an occasional Sunday during the wedding season. We are seeking candidates who enjoy working on a team or independently and have a passion for pastry art/learning new techniques. Must be detail oriented, have a positive attitude, good time management skills, able to multitask, and extremely reliable and committed. If you would like to join our team of pastry professionals, we want to speak with you! Please submit your resume, cover letter, along with a phone number and email address. www.beancounterbakery.com Best of The Knot - Consecutively 2010 through 2022 Best of The Knot-- Hall of Fame (awarded in 2014) WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards - Consecutively 2011 through 2022 Job Type: Full-time Benefits: Dental insurance Employee discount Health insurance Paid time off Schedule: 8 hour shift Weekend availability COVID-19 considerations: We adhere to the State of Massachusetts Covid guidelines, including strict cleaning and sanitizing procedures. Ability to commute/relocate: Worcester, MA 01605: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: One location...

Keywords: Bean Counter Bakery Cafe, Worcester , Pastry Chef/Assistant, Other , Worcester, Massachusetts

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