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Head Baker
Publican Quality Bread
1759 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Publican Quality Bread hiring Head Baker in Chicago, IL

Publican Quality Bread hiring Head Baker in Chicago, IL

Publican Quality BreadMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Feb 3, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

5 years


Job Details

ABOUT PUBLICAN QUALITY BREAD: 

In 2014, the One Off team brought on Greg Wade, an experienced and innovative baker who previously helmed Little Goat Bread. Greg and the entire Publican Quality Bread team now have a dedicated place to explore how whole grains and thoughtful fermentation can yield ridiculously good bread. Greg has been nominated for Outstanding Baker at the James Beard Awards in 2017, 2018 and won in 2019. 

His team now oversee the bread program for all One Off Hospitality Group concepts, creating new breads that fit with each restaurant's distinct menu. Additionally, Publican Quality Bread has a burgeoning wholesale division that currently supplies to over 50 restaurants across Chicago.


TITLE: HEAD BAKER

LOCATION: PUBLICAN QUALITY BREAD

REPORTS TO: GREG WADE (BAKERY MANAGER)

FLSA: EXEMPT

TYPE: FULL-TIME

POSITION SUMMARY: The Head Baker is in charge of all functional and operational aspects in the bakery. The Head Baker directs and oversees all activities in accordance with standardized policies in order to provide efficient, friendly services and profitable operations. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintains a cheerful, courteous disposition and a neat, clean and professional image
  • Develops menus and recipes in accordance with Publican Quality Bread brand standards
  • Manages bakery payroll edits and ensures all is correct by payroll processing time
  • Constantly communicates with purveyors regarding shifts in pricing and applies this knowledge to the menu planning process to ensure food cost goals are met
  • Administrative duties such as ordering, invoicing, and account communications
  • Ensures that the bakery and execution of menu items is seamless
  • Must be the restaurant’s lead food safety expert (ensuring that the facilities are meeting the requirements of Chicago’s Health Department)
  • Communicates directly with the Bakery Manager to ensure operational needs are met, staff baking knowledge is complete and bakery facilities are maintained
  • Helps with duties of other employees when necessary because of an unexpected absence or extra volume 
  • Has a strong understanding of company background, core values and philosophy
  • Manages daily operations in an autonomous work environment
  • Responsible for bakery schedule; ensures the bakery is properly staffed and communicate any staffing issues to People Services
  • Responsible for COGS and Labor
  • Handles all bakery staff responsibilities in partnership with People Services (includes: training and development, employee relations, disciplinary action, documentation, terminations, etc.)
  • Manages all aspects bakery and delivery teams 
  • Maintains composure under pressure
  • Effectively communicates with Bakery Manager and other leadership (promptly and fully informs of all problems or unusual matters of significance)


Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)

  • Culinary school or equivalent work experience 
  • Minimum 5 years of baking experience; minimum 3 years of management experience
  • ServSafe Certification required 
  • Ability to handle stress under pressure
  • Willingness to maintain a clean, healthy, and safe working environment
  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities with attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to be flexible with job demands and open minded when being asked to complete tasks
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the restaurant
  • Ability to move or handle equipment throughout the restaurant generally weighing 0-50 pounds
  • Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates
  • Ability to stand for up to 8-10 hours a day 
  • Must be able to tolerate potential allergens: peanut products, egg, dairy, gluten, soy, seafood and shellfish

One Off Hospitality provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program

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Breads

Bakery / Patisserie

Part of One Off Hospitality Group

MEET PUBLICAN QUALITY BREAD

Each One Off Hospitality concept is fueled by the desire to use the highest quality and most responsibly sourced ingredients - produce, meat, you name it. In 2014, the One Off team brought on Greg Wade, an experienced and innovative baker who previously helmed Little Goat Bread. Collaborating with Executive Chef Paul Kahan and our Chefs de Cuisine across The Publican family of restaurants, Greg and the entire Publican Quality Bread team now have a dedicated place to explore how whole grains and thoughtful fermentation can yield ridiculously good bread. Greg and his team now oversee the bread program for all One Off Hospitality Group concepts, creating new breads that fit with each restaurant's distinct menu. Additionally, Publican Quality Bread has a burgeoning wholesale division that currently supplies to over 50 restaurants across Chicago.

Awards
2019