Cake Decorator

Job Details:
Bakery in Chicago is growing and looking for friendly and caring Cake Decorator/Cake Sale Coordinator who enjoy being around people and working in a fine dining atmosphere with an attention to detail and a passion for food. A Cake Decorator/Cake Sale Coordinator will be responsible for following the directions of the chef and sous chefs. Taking cake orders via phone and email, as well as facilitate cake tastings with potential customers.

Essential Functions:

Ability to read and follow recipes
Basic knife skills
Communicate ordering and prep needs to those who manage outside of the shift
Maintain walk-in and cooler organization
Be able to adapt to changes in the daily and seasonal pace of service
Close down the restaurant every night to the standards of the chef and deep clean on a weekly basis
Be able to bake, cut, fill, stack and decorate small and large cakes
Understand how to properly stack and center tall wedding cake
Must be able to carve cake as well as have the attention for detail in regard to creating 2D and 3D cake designs.
Be able to pipe boarders and write on cakes in both printed and cursive lettering
Must be able to answer emails and phone calls in a timely manner to customers
Must be able to work at least 10 hours a day and facilitate cake order forms and cake tastings
Being a commission based position, the cake coordinator must also be able to reach out to obtain new wholesale customers and grow the current customer base

Other Functions:

Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisor.
complying with health and food safety standards, restocking items, cleaning,
operating the cash register, answering the phone, providing great customer service

Physical Functions:

Ability to stand/walk a minimum of 8 hours or as needed.
Must be able to exert well-paced and frequent mobility for periods of up to 8 hours or as needed.
Be able to lift up to 20 pounds frequently.
Will frequently reach, feel, bend, stoop, carry, finely manipulate and key in data.
Work in both warm and cool environments
High levels of noise from music, customer and employee traffic.
Must be able to tolerate potential allergens: peanut products, egg, dairy, gluten, soy, seafood and shellfish.

Qualifications, Education and Behavior

At least 18 years old.
Have a minimum of 2-3 years cake decorating experience
Culinary degree not required but preferred
Ability to work quickly while maintaining safety standards and procedures.
Ability to properly handle a knife, confidently.
Active social media presence
Ability to work early morning hours.
Ability to work consistent schedule at least 5 days per week.

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