Head Baker
Hot Chocolates & Cakebread Artisan Bakery
Courtenay, BC CA
Posted ago
Hot Chocolates & Cakebread Artisan Bakery

We're looking for a culinary leader, to join our great team. You must be capable of overseeing the bakery kitchen and ensuring food safety procedures are followed. A passion for food and the ability to inspire others to be innovative. To be considered for the position, you must have 5 or more years of baking experience or experience in a baking leadership role. Apply now if you're ready to bring your creativity and leadership skills to our exciting team!

$23- $25 hourly. We offer: reliable consistent day shift schedule, paid vacation time, discounts for in store purchases, a well rounded benefits program after 3 months employment

Responsibilities
  • Provide guidance and direction to staff, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance to make the kitchen run efficiently
  • Recruit, train, and lead all kitchen personnel while instilling a sense of teamwork through positive feedback, mentoring, and support

  • Work with vendors to secure the best items at cost-effective pricing, and manage department expenses that are within your direct control such as food, supplies, and equipment
  • Be responsible for the overall success of the daily operations, ensuring to meet the growing demand for our products
  • Flexible skills to be able to cover department roles if needed
  • Create production and staff scheduling
  • Maintain established quality standards of safety for staff and equipment
  • Excellent communication with the team and with customers
  • Comfortable with 5 am start time, seasonally it may be earlier

Qualifications
  • Candidates need a strong understanding of compliance with kitchen safety and food storage requirements
  • Outstanding management abilities, as well as experience leading, inspiring, and building a team

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for interacting with team and custom clients
  • Must have a current Canadian work permit

Compensation
$23- $25 hourly
About Hot Chocolates & Cakebread Artisan Bakery

Cakebread has been a part of the Comox Valley for 17 years. We pride ourselves on beautiful products created with high quality ingredients. Our breads are made in a true European style on stone deck ovens, most of our bread is hand shaped and we also produce a wide range of croissants and specialty hand held treats. Our cakes vary by season and are a part of our customer's special celebrations.

We are the sister company of Hot Chocolates (37 years old) and our retail space is shared, so our customers are treated to two special shopping experiences under one roof.

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