Master Baker | Windmill Bakery & Bistro
Huntsville, ON

We are looking for a skilled Master Baker able to:
Prepare a variety of European and other styles of artisanal breads, pan breads and pastries according to our recipes and formulas;

Prepare doughs by hand and operate tools and equipment;
Ensure quality of products meet established standards in a timely and cost-effective manner, following all required levels of hygiene and safety standards;
Draw up and work according to a tight production schedule to determine type and quantity of goods to produce;
Fulfill wholesale and retail orders and front shop requirements;
Train and supervise baking personnel and kitchen staff as needed, working at times independently and as part of a team;
Proactively monitor ingredients and prepare orders for new supplies as necessary.

This is a full-time, permanent position. Working hours are on nights, and include weekends between 12:00 am and 12:00 pm.

Wage is $20.00 per hour.

Skill requirements:
Education required is the completion of a college or similar program for bakers with a 3 to 4-year apprenticeship program as a baker;
An additional asset is the completion of a college or similar program as a Master baker;
Work experience required is at least 5 years working as a baker in a variety of bakery settings; Additional experience working as a Master baker is considered an asset;
Training or experience in European skills of baking is very valuable as these skills are essential to the operation of the bakery;
A clean driving record, a certificate of good conduct, and a good working knowledge of the English language are required;
Computer skills in Microsoft Office or similar are considered assets.

If you are interested in this position, please email your application with resume and references to info@windmillbakery.ca

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Baking Assisting Partner | La Focacceria
Fort Langley, BC

Are you a lover of cookies, breads, and sweets? Do you want to work for a local Italian Bakery that values its employees and its customers?

We are looking for a Full-Time Baking Partner to join our Fort Langley team. In your role, as a Lead Baker – Partner, you’ll be responsible for overseeing the bakery operations, helping mentor our team to success, and developing a lasting relationship with the community you work in.

Your Role at La Focacceria:
-Partnering with the bakery owner to overseeing the daily operations
-Having autonomy and trust to create efficiencies and the confidence to implement change (There’s no hand-holding necessary here!)
-Mentoring and coaching our small team of people to success
-Ensuring quality of product from start to finish; working with other team members to help prepare and bake a small line of Italian baked goods (from scratch!)
-Familiarizing yourself with the product recipes to be able to deliver quality bakes
-Being responsible for safe food handling and keeping prep stations clean as per food-safe standards
-Working quickly and efficiently to keep up with the demands of the baking schedule
-Occasional customer service: Food handling; preparing sandwiches, slicing and packaging baked goods

What You Bring to La Focacceria:
-A friendly, approachable, positive, and calm demeanor
-Curiosity to learn new things and take on new challenges
-Quality assurance – high attention to detail and care
-Time management skills; ability to work in a fun and fast-paced environment and know how to be productive in your downtime
-Ability to do some light-heavy lifting (up to 20kg/45lbs)
-Excellent communication skills (Fluent English, both written and oral)
-Flexible availability
-Reliable and consistent work ethic

What Makes You (Extra) Awesome:
-Valid BC FoodSafe Level 1 certificate
-Previous experience in a lead baker role
-Innovative, creative, and eager to grow with the business
-A reliable way to get to work
-Previous experience in Italian Baking

What Makes Us Awesome:
-Fun and dynamic working environment!
-Family atmosphere – fun and easy-going!
-Staff discounts and free lunches!

This role is currently hourly, with the expectation that a successful candidate may move to a salaried role within the first year.

Does this sound like a good fit for you? We’d love to hear from you! Please make sure to read “How to apply” carefully.

How to apply:
1) Send your resume in response to this ad (We are only accepting applications this way – please do not call or come by in person)
2) Specify your availability and preferred working hours in your application (days/times you may not be available)
3) Describe any relevant experience you may have working in a food service environment OR if you don’t have any; Describe WHY you would like to work in a food service environment

We thank you for your application – only qualified candidates will be contacted.

La Focacceria is located in the heart of Fort Langley, BC – If you’re interested in finding out more please visit our website www.lafocacceria.ca and find us on Instagram @lafocacceriabakery

Please send resume to Jennifer McPherson jennifer@foodforwardsolutions.com