Real Foods Baker Lexi's Kitchen
- Date Posted January 01, 2021
- Location Westfield, NJ
- Category Culinary
- Job type Part-Time
We are looking for an experienced baker/pastry chef to do the daily morning baking at Lexi's Kitchen. The ideal candidate will have experience dealing with alternative ingredients for special diets or allergies including gluten/dairy/soy-free baking. Must be proficient in baking granola, pies, cakes, cookies, and more. Must be able to follow recipes well and have strong quality control skills. Knowledge of nutrition and allergies is a plus.
Will also be responsible for daily maintenance tasks in the kitchen such as prep work, ingredient tracking, cleaning, etc. Must be highly flexible, a fast learner, and ready to fill in anywhere needed to assist our small kitchen team. We are an open, customer-facing kitchen, so the candidate must be comfortable and skilled at speaking to people and presenting Lexi’s Kitchen products.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to
-Following recipes to prepare the daily granola, pies, cakes, cookies, and more.
-Measuring and preparing ingredients for the next day.
-Maintaining a clean and organized kitchen.
-Tracking ingredient stocks and accepting deliveries.
-Minimum 6 months experience in a professional kitchen.
-Experience with gluten-free and/or vegan baking strongly preferred.
-Extremely hard work ethic.
-Able to work in a high-intensity, fast-paced environment, carry 25-50lbs, and be on feet for several hours at a time.
-Comfortable speaking to customers.
-Flexible and able to jump in wherever needed around the kitchen.
-Available 3-4 hours for 3-4 days a week; mornings required; ability to be flexible with schedule preferred.
-Highly motivated and able to work independently without supervision.
Depending on experience and availability.