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Lead Pastry Chef Mariposa Baking Company +1 more

  • Date Posted April 09, 2021
  • Location Oakland, CA
  • Category Culinary
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Mariposa is a gluten-free baking company based in Oakland, CA. Our artisan-crafted, gluten-free baked goods include breads, pastries, croissant, pizza, cakes and more. We make our products for our two bakeshops as well as for restaurants, grocery stores and our online store. Mariposa's bakery is 100% dedicated gluten-free. We pride ourselves on creating the highest quality gluten-free baked goods using only whole and natural ingredients. We are always evolving and always striving to be the gold standard of gluten-free. We work hard, we have fun and we always try to make great food. Job description The Lead Pastry Chef is responsible for overseeing all functions on the Pastry Team. The job requirements include but are not limited to:

Leading Pastry Team
• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
• Supervises and manages Pastry Team Members. Manage all day-to-day pastry operations. Understand employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence.
• Ensures and maintains the productivity level of employees.
• Establishes and maintains collaborative relationship with Team Members and ensures employees do the same within the team.
• Strong ability to supervise and work with people in a multi-cultural environment where several languages are spoken

Ensuring Pastry Standards
• Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.
• Ensures Team Members maintain required food handling and sanitation certifications.
• Hands on experience working with an extensive variety of pastries, including laminated products and sheeted doughs
• Prepares pastry items within team – including sheeted cookies, scones, galettes, pie crusts, cakes, cupcakes and pie crusts.
• Checks the quality of pastry products to ensure that standards are met.
• Ensures Team Members work with ingredients, doughs using FIFO.

Planning Pastry Work
• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
• Work with Production Management with respect to production schedules, staffing, safety and quality control
• Other administrative duties as assigned

Ensuring Safety Standards
• Ensure Team Members are working safely. Report safety concerns to Production Manager.
• Be able to lift up to 50 lbs. or more without any trouble

Education and Experience:
• Degree from accredited culinary school, Pastry Arts preferred
• 4 years experience in a high volume bakery
• Gluten-Free baking experience preferred (but not essential)
• Working knowledge of gums and their role in the formulation of baked goods preferred but not essential

Schedule:
This is a Full-Time position. Hours are: 6:00am - 2:30pm
Salary: DOE
Benefits: Dental after 30 days, Medical after 90 days, 401k after one year

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to stand on your feet for an entire shift
• Bend and stoop to grasp objects. Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and below shoulders and squat
• Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds. Push and pull carts weighing up to 25 pounds
• Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation
• Environmental exposures to extreme temperatures (freezers) Compensation this position is : hourly, $20/hr + Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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