Baker - Palm Desert, CA

Location: Palm Desert, CA

Job Type: Temp

Posted: 12/17/2020

Job Ref Code: 37-49-3923

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Your Job

Do you love to bake and enjoy delighting people with your breads, pastries, cakes, pies, and other recipes? If you have a passion for baking and want to make a living in the kitchen, then a job as a baker could be a great opportunity for you!

Your Day


Jobs as a baker may require the following:

  • Mixing and baking ingredients according to recipes to make breads, pastries, and other baked goods.
  • Using high-volume mixing machines, ovens, and other equipment.
  • Checking the quality of baking ingredients and preparing equipment for baking.
  • Measuring and weighing flour and other ingredients.
  • Combining measured ingredients in bowls of mixing, blending, or cooking machinery.
  • Kneading, rolling, cutting, and shaping dough, and placing dough into pans, imolds, or onto baking sheets.
  • Setting oven temperatures and placing items into ovens or onto grills.
  • Observing the color and state of products being baked.
  • Applying glazes, icings, or other toppings.
  • Carefully following instructions for production schedules and recipes.
  • Cleaning work areas, equipment, and unloading supplies.
  • Budgeting for and ordering supplies, setting prices, and deciding how much to produce each day.
  • Standing, bending, climbing stairs, and carrying items weighing 25-50 pounds.
  • Possibly working extended hours, early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

      You will need to have the following:
      • Strong communication skills and ability to listen carefully to co-workers and customers (English required).
      • A positive attitude with the ability to follow instructions.
      • Good physical stamina with the ability to stand for long periods of time, and carry heavy trays or equipment.
      • Attention to detail and the ability to closely monitor products in ovens to keep from burning.
      • Ability to follow intricate recipe and decorations instructions.
      • Basic math skills and knowledge of fractions to precisely weigh ingredients mix and adjust recipes.
      • Good organizational skills.
      • Knowledge of food safety practices ability to work while using/wearing proper safety gear.
      • High School Diploma or equivalent.
      • Some experience and familiarity in a kitchen setting is required, but most skills can be learned on the job (completion of apprenticeship program or technical or culinary school is a big bonus).
      • At least 16 years of age.

      Your Gain


      What you may gain while on the job:

      • Staying active — the job will keep you engaged throughout the day.
      • Enhanced communication skills — learning how to communicate detailed information with co-workers.
      • Teamwork — partnering with co-workers and supervisors to accomplish goals.
      • Learning opportunity — a chance to learn a wide variety of skills, detailed expertise and diverse knowledge of recipes and baking methods.
      • Teaching & Management skills — helping train and prepare new employees for the job.
      • Rewarding career — opportunities for professional development and training, advancement to supervisory or management roles, and those with prior experience increase their chances of landing a job, getting promoted, and possibly earning higher pay.

      Your Experience

      2 Years

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77682 Country Club Dr. Ste F3

Palm Desert, CA

760-324-2014760-324-2014

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