Lead Baker

Elizabethtown College • Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

Lead Baker

Position Information

Job Title

Lead Baker

Job Description

The primary purpose of this position is to be responsible for producing high-quality dessert and pastry items, and to assist in the planning and coordination of the bakery department operation.

Job Duties

Lead and monitor the preparation of all food produced in the Bakery and food preparation activities of food services personnel in the residential, catering and retail operations;

Assign bakery personnel to specific cuties and direct Bakery preparation and activities in a manner to utilize their culinary skills;

Prepare consistent, high quality baked goods and desserts;

Assist with preparing of Bakery menu items and observe activities in the bakery;

Monitor inventory levels and order food and supplies to ensure that the quantity and menu items are available for the number of customers served;

Maintain optimum station coverage at all times;

Examine food and supplies received to assure quality, freshness and appearance;

Recommend changes and cooking methods to improve the quality of foodservice and the taste and appearance of food;

Plan and coordinate bakery preparation for special events;

Work in conjunction with the residential dining chef/production manager and production supervisor to improve and standardize recipes.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications

Associates degree from an accredited culinary institute is preferred; plus two years of food service experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands

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Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

About Elizabethtown College

Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown College offers its 1,900 students more than 53 academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences and professional studies. Driven by its commitment to Educate for Service, Elizabethtown centers learning in strong relationships, links classroom instruction with experiential learning, emphasizes international and cross-cultural perspectives and nurtures the capacity for lives of purpose and leadership as global citizens. For more information, consult www.etown.edu

EEO Statement

As an equal opportunity employer, Elizabethtown College is seeking candidates who will enhance the diversity of its faculty, staff, and administration.


Hours Per Week

40 hours per week, 12 month position

Work Schedule

Off Every Monday, off every other weekend Work every Tuesday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Work every other weekend 5:00 am - 1:30 pm

Salary per hour

Hiring range is $14.25/hr. to $15.25/hr.

Annual Salary

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents


Cover Letter

Optional Documents

Additional Documents

Letter of Recommendation


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