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Pastry Cook
Sofra Bakery & Cafe
1 Belmont Street, Cambridge, MA, United States
Sofra Bakery & Cafe hiring Pastry Cook in Cambridge, MA

Sofra Bakery & Cafe hiring Pastry Cook in Cambridge, MA

Sofra Bakery & CafeMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Feb 19, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

PASTRY PRODUCTION, SOFRA BAKERY

We love and respect the regional food traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean.

Sofra is about reinterpreting those traditions to make them accessible and inspiring for our guests.  Our Executive Pastry Chef, and James Beard nominee Maura Kilpatrick is renowned for demystifying unique ingredients and finding an affinity between cultures.  Maura Kilpatrick and co-founder Ana Sortun (of Oleana, Sarma & Siena Farms), approach cuisine with a Middle Eastern sensibility by creating delicious food featuring unique spices and spice blends.

In Turkish, Sofra is synonymous with generosity and hospitality.  At Sofra bakery, we focus on high-quality food production and quick service.  We are committed to building long-term relationships with our employees and support individuals' professional and personal growth that wish to further their career development within the food industry. 

We are always looking for high-energy individuals who are passionate about pastry, eager to learn and enjoy working hard. We offer flexible schedules, including weekends, as well as a structured training program. Experience is preferred, but we value enthusiasm, passion, work ethic and are willing to train the right person.   

PAY

Competitive hourly rate based on experience.

AVAILABILITY

Available to work 40 hours per week every week

Weekends and early mornings and some holidays.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO

  • Work with high-quality ingredients, including unique spices, hand-selected artisan ingredients, and Siena Farm vegetables.
  • Mix and shape bread, make cookies, cakes, and laminated pastries
  • Work with phyllo and produce our Middle Eastern pastries while learning new spices, flavors, and cuisine.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Treat customers and co-workers with courtesy and respect
  • Work in a clean and organized fashion
  • Follow clearly documented food safety procedures
    •Work as a team and take direction from multiple managers
    •Able to read and follow written recipes, deal successfully with multitasking and is comfortable in a fast-paced work environment
  • Has reliable transportation

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS

  • Exhibits a desire to learn and be challenged creatively
  • Has strong attention to detail and a positive attitude
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Desire of long-term employment

PERKS

All you can eat pastries, 50 percent employee discount at Sofra Sarma, Oleana, and Siena farms, paid training, paid lunch breaks, free lunch, copy of our book: SOFRAMIZ, by Ana Sortun and Maura Kilpatrick.

Please send a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, Dining Discounts


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