Pastry Prep Chef- Job K3


Full Time Position

Work Days: Any

Work Hours: Any

Pay Rate: $15.00 - $20.00/hr

Benefits: • Health Insurance (Optional) • Dental Insurance (Optional) • Simple IRA (401K) Retirement (Optional) • Personal Time Off (PTO) • Unemployment Insurance (State and Federal) • Medicare Contribution • Social Security Contribution (FICA) • Workers Injury Insurance


• Two – three years on the job experience in high volume baking
• Vocational diploma/certification REQUIRED!
• Ability to read, write and speak fluent English
• Present professionally to clients
• Reliable
• Twenty-one years of age


Performs a variety of baking duties and assists with the preparation of large quantities of product from scratch.  Assist other areas of the kitchen as needed.


• Prepares breads, rolls, muffins, cookies, pies, cakes, doughnuts, biscuits, and other pastries, including icings and frostings, according to established recipes.

• Reviews production schedules to determine variety and quantity of goods to bake and to assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily baking activities.

• Receives ingredients and other supplies from main kitchen and/or pantry as required for daily operations.

• Cuts and weighs dough into uniform portions with knife or divider, molds dough into loaves or other shapes, and places in pans; proofs dough and bakes in oven using peel; inspects product for quality during and after baking and makes adjustments to processes as required.

• Spreads or sprinkles a range of various toppings on specialty baked items.

• Shapes dough for cookies, pies, and fancy pastries either by hand or by using dough rollers and cookie cutters.

• Prepares compotes, gelatins, custards, meat pies, fillings, and other finishes as required.

• Cleans and maintains work areas, utensils, and equipment.

• Attends to day-to-day problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies; detects and ensures disposition of spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment, and/or other unusual conditions.

• Completes production sheets and other records as required.

• May be required to prepare baked goods for special diets.

• Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Addtional Skill and Knowledge

• Ability to prepare and bake a variety of pastries, rolls and/or other baked goods.

• Ability to receive, stock, and/or deliver goods.

• Knowledge of maintenance and care of culinary facilities, equipment, supplies, and materials.

• Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.

• Knowledge of food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards.

• Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.

• Ability to monitor and/or maintain quality control standards.

Physical Requirements

• Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

• Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.

• Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.