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Levain Bakery Cookie Team Levain Bakery +4 more

  • Date Posted November 08, 2019
  • Location New York, NY
  • Category Culinary
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Nestled in New York City’s Upper West Side, Levain is a cozy neighborhood bakery where locals are greeted by name. A steady stream of loyal regulars stand side by side with tourists, eager to sample the legendary baked goods. From an inventive array of rustic breads to the world-famous six-ounce chocolate chip walnut cookie, everything is baked on-site, fresh every day from the finest natural ingredients. What doesn’t sell that day goes to help feed the hungry—a mission that has been solidly in place since the beginning.

The bakery was founded in 1994 by friends Connie McDonald and Pam Weekes.  At the time, Connie was in banking and Pam in fashion. The two, both competitive swimmers, trained together for the Ironman and—not surprisingly, as their tireless workouts left them feeling starved for great food— they began a passionate dialogue about creating the world’s greatest chocolate chip cookie. Within just a few years, Levain Bakery had become a neighborhood institution and a destination for epicurious travelers from around the world. Job description

Our busy bakery is looking for enthusiastic candidates to join our front-of-house retail team at our NYC stores. We are a neighborhood bakery that has been selling some of NYC's most popular cookies, baked goods and breads for almost 25 years. We currently have four stores in NYC: two on the Upper West Side and Harlem, and one on the Upper East Side. We will be opening our NoHo store later this year!

This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in getting their start in the food and baking industry and learning from a growing business or anyone with a passion for customer service and delicious baked goods! We are looking for part-time and full-time staff to work at any or all of our stores in the city. 

Responsibilities:

-Provide a high level of customer service and hospitality: You will get the chance to interact with all kinds of people. We have a steady stream of regulars as well as people who travel from all over the world to try our products.

-Maintain product knowledge of all of our baked goods, sandwiches and pizzas: Be an expert in all things Levain and be ready to offer informed suggestions to our customers.

-Take initiative, be proactive and ask questions: We are always looking to develop people and teach new skills- show us that you are interested!

-Be a team player and a positive influence on your coworkers: Our people are at the core of our success- our staff supports one another and genuinely enjoys the time they spend together.

-Stay calm and composed under pressure (even when our line is crazy long!) and have a good sense of humor along the way!

-Flexible schedule, weekends and holidays necessary.


Employee Benefits:

-Fun and friendly work environment

-Warm, supportive and tight-knit team

-Health, dental, vision, pre-tax commuter benefits, and 401(k) with employer matching (full-time only)

-Product discounts


Retail experience is preferred, but not required. For the right people, we are more than happy to teach.

Compensation this position is : hourly, $15/hr + Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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