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BAKERY PRODUCTION

DATE POSTED   September 06, 2016
LOCATION   10560 METROPOLITAN AVENUE, KENSINGTON, MD
CATEGORY   Culinary
JOB TYPE   Full-Time
 

BE A PART OF THE DC AREA'S LEADING GREEK BAKING COMPANY BASED IN KENSINGTON, MARYLAND!

OVER THE LAST 6 YEARS WE HAVE GROWN FROM AN EXCLUSIVE BAKLAVA BAKING COMPANY TO THE DC AREA'S LEADING GREEK BAKERY SPECIALIZING IN AN ASSORTMENT OF GREEK SWEET AND SAVORY PASTRIES. 

WE SPECIALIZE IN COMMERCIAL BAKING SERVICES TO SATISFY SEVERAL FARMERS MARKETS IN AND AROUND WASHINGTON, DC. WE ALSO HAVE WHOLESALE PARTNERSHIPS WITH A GROWING LIST OF RETAIL PARTNERS WHO CARRY A VARIETY OF OUR PRODUCTS. IN ADDITION, WE CATER TO CORPORATE AND PRIVATE EVENTS, AND, SELL DIRECT TO OUR CUSTOMERS FROM OUR KITCHEN CARRY-OUT/STOREFRONT.


OUR NICHE MENU SHOWCASES AN ARRAY OF FAMILY RECIPES AND OTHER BAKED GOODS AND CULINARY DISHES THAT MAKE UP OUR GREEK HERITAGE. WE STRIVE TOWARDS KEEPING CUSTOMERS HAPPY AND HUNGRY WITH A SEASONAL APPROACH TO MANY OF OUR PRODUCTS THAT SHOWCASE BOTH TRADITIONAL AND FARMERS MARKET INSPIRED BAKED GOODS. 

WE ARE A WOMAN OWNED COMPANY. 


FOR OVER 5 YEARS, WE CONTINUE TO THRIVE BY SELLING OUR GOODS AT THE FOLLOWING FRESHFARM FARMERS MARKETS:
DUPONT CIRCLE, WASHINGTON, DC
FOGGY BOTTOM, WASHINGTON, DC
BY THE WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, DC
SILVER SPRING, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND

SOME OF OUR PROUD PARTNERSHIPS INCLUDE:
GLEN'S GARDEN MARKET, OCCASIONS CATERERS, DEAN AND DELUCA, THE MEDITERRANEAN WAY, SKWR KABOBLINE AND MORE.

COMPANY RECOGNITION
BEST OF BETHESDA MAGAZINE 2016, EDITOR'S PICK - BEST ETHNIC BAKERY
WASHINGTON POST 2016, 14 REASON'S WHY WE LOVE DC AREA FARMERS MARKETS - PITA BREAD
WASHINGTON CITY PAPER BEST OF DC 2014, BEST BAKERY RUNNERS-UP


JOB DESCRIPTION

THE RIGHT PERSON FOR OUR TEAM WILL FULFILL THE FOLLOWING STANDARDS FOR US TO PROSPER IN A HEALTHY AND HAPPY WORK ENVIRONMENT.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2-4 YEARS EXPERIENCE WITH BAKING AND FOOD SAFETY
  • POSITIVE, CAN-DO ATTITUDE, READY TO WORK!
  • SERV-SAFE CERTIFIED PREFERED
  • CAPABLE; ABLE TO MULTI-TASK AND MANAGE TIME WITH LIMITED SUPERVISION
  • MUST WORK WELL WITH OTHERS AND UNDER DEADLINES
  • NEAT APPEARANCE AND CLEAN HABITS
  • MUST MAINTAIN A CLEAN AND SANITARY PREP ENVIRONMENT
  • EARLY MORNINGS AND HOURS REQUIRED (MON-FRIDAY) (POSSIBLE WEEKEND HOURS TBD)
  • ABLE TO READ, UNDERSTAND AND FOLLOW DIRECTIONS
  • CAPABLE TO MAINTAIN AND RECORD KNOWLEDGE OF INVENTORY/STOCK
  • HAVE RELIABLE TRANSPORATION
  • WEAR UNIFORM TO CODE; APRON, GLOVES, HAT, ETC.
  • DISWASHING REQUIRED BY ALL EMPLOYEES, PER SERV-SAFE STANDARDS
  • KEEP FRONT OF HOUSE (SMALL RETAIL AREA) AND KITCHEN NEAT, CLEAN AND TIDY
  • ABLE TO LIFT UP TO 50 LBS
  • ABLE TO PROPERLY OPERATE EQUIPMENT (20Q MIXER, OVENS, RANGE, ETC)
  • ABLE TO STAND FOR EXTENDED HOURS
  • ABLE TO TOLERATE VARYING TEMPERATURES (WALK-IN COOLER, FREEZER)
  • ABLE TO ENGAGE WITH CUSTOMERS, AS NEEDED
  • RESPONSIBLE AND RELIABLE!
ADDITIONAL PERKS AND BENEFITS:
  • OPPORTUNITY TO ENGAGE WITH CUSTOMERS, SEE WHO LOVES YOUR HARD WORK!
  • PAID TWO WEEKS (FIRST WEEK IN JANUARY & WEEK OF JULY 4TH) COMPANY CLOSES DURING THESE SLOWER WEEKS.
  • UP TO 4 PAID SICK DAYS PER YEAR
  • MONTHLY HEALTH ALLOWANCE (TO BE USED TOWARDS INDIVIDUAL'S PLAN)

COMPENSATION   PAID, SALARIED

HOW TO APPLY
Email KATERINA@BAKLAVACOUTURE.COM

WE WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT YOU!
IN ADDITION TO EMAILING YOUR UP-TO-DATE RESUME, PLEASE ALSO INCLUDE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE FOODS, WORK EXPERIENCES AND ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE, LIKE YOUR FAVORITE INSTAGRAM FOOD ACCOUNTS!