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Real Foods Baker Lexi's Kitchen

  • Date Posted January 01, 2021
  • Location Westfield, NJ
  • Category Culinary
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description Lexi’s Kitchen is a unique bakery based in Westfield, NJ, offering "real food desserts" to our community and beyond.  Everything we make is seasonally-inspired gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, and vegan. We only use real, whole ingredients in their most natural state.  We dedicate extra time and attention to sourcing the highest quality and local ingredients we can find. We work with small, New Jersey/nearby farmers and producers whenever possible, including many family or women-owned businesses. These values allow us to create treats that are the most nourishing they can be for your body, while also supporting our local community and working towards positive change in our modern food system on the environmental and social levels. Our menu and offerings change weekly, evolving with the seasons. Job description

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. 

Requirements

-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. 

Compensation
Depending on experience and availability.

Compensation this position is : hourly, varies DOE, $12.00 - $30.00 Application instructions
This job expired on March 02, 2021
DeadlineFebruary 01, 2021

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