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Pastry Cook
Whole Foods Market
760 Waukegan Rd, Deerfield, IL
Pastry Cook at Whole Foods Market

Pastry Cook at Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods MarketMore Info

Full Time • Hourly $11.90
Expired on Oct 5, 2018

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Requirements

0-1 years


Job Details

Internal Title: Cake Decorator

**Offering up to $500 Sign-On Bonus for selected candidates**

Performs all duties related to cake, tart, pastry, and special-order decoration. Creates appealing designs on all specialty bakery goods.

Job Responsibilities

  • Creatively decorates all cakes, tarts, pastries, and special-order items.
  • Assists with production of all mandatory bakery products (i.e. parfaits, bars, cupcakes).
  • Produces in-house products to daily par levels, as specified on production sheets.
  • Completes production and spoilage records, adjusting production sheets to maintain sufficient product.
  • Prepares, packages, weighs, and prices bakery products for sale.
  • Monitors product quality for freshness and ensures proper product rotation.
  • Arrives to work station on time, appropriately groomed, dressed and ready to work; works all scheduled shifts and attends required trainings and meetings.
  • Provides excellent customer service, addresses needs of customers in a timely and effective manner and models suggestive selling techniques; answers phones and pages promptly and courteously.
  • Maximizes sales potential through effective and proper procedures for prepping, storing, rotating, stocking, and merchandising product.
  • Follows and complies, or ensures compliance, with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices.
  • Maintains, or ensures maintenance of, a clean and sanitary working and shopping environment; maintains equipment in accordance with WFM cleanliness and safety standards.
  • Performs opening, mid, and closing duties as assigned; ensures accuracy of signs and pricing.
  • Immediately reports safety hazards and violations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by store, regional, or national leadership.

Job Skills

  • Thorough product knowledge.
  • Ability to follow directions and established procedures.
  • Good cake decorating skills (ability to make flowers and decorative borders; knowledge of elegant piping techniques).
  • Basic math skills for recipe conversions and modifications.
  • Strong to excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to deliver information in a clear and respectable manner to fellow Team Members, customers, and vendors.
  • Ability to meet customer service expectations and standards in all interactions with customers, vendors, and Team Members.
  • Ability to follow directions and procedures; effective time management and organization skills.
  • Passion for natural foods and the mission of Whole Foods Market.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency.
  • Understanding of and compliance with WFM quality goals.

Experience

  • 6-12 months retail experience.

Compensation details

Comprehensive benefits offerings & 20% in-store discount


Required Skills

Cake Making

Cake decorating

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