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Sales Associate
Gerhard's Elegant European Desserts
720 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045, United States
Gerhard's Elegant European Desserts hiring Sales Associate in Lake Forest, IL

Gerhard's Elegant European Desserts hiring Sales Associate in Lake Forest, IL

Gerhard's Elegant European DessertsMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Expired: Dec 8, 2023

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Job Details
Gerhard's Elegant European Desserts -- Lake Forest, IL (30 miles North of Chicago)
Job description
We are looking for an experienced counter sales people to assist our customers in the carry out portion or the sit down dining in our shop.  We have the best classic, hand-crafted European desserts.

You will work in a professional, collaborative environment that upholds high standards for the quality of our goods, made without any preservatives or artificial coloring and less sugar, and work with only the best quality of imported and local ingredients. We are a well-known European style pastry shop that has been in business in the North Shore area for the past 28 years. In addition to our retail services with a small seating area, we also maintain a wholesale business in collaboration with country clubs, hotels, and restaurants across the Chicagoland area.

  • Waiting on customers and helping them select special order cakes
  • Handle cash and end of shift totals
  • Have an interest and a passion for pastry/baking
  • Organize daily set-up/clean up of shop
  • Enjoy our great customers
  • Great multi tasker and attention to detail
  • Organizational skills a must
  • A self-starter in a team environment
We are open from Tuesday-Saturday, 7 am - 4 pm. and are closed Sundays and Mondays.  
Looking for an opener 6:30 am start (then minimum of 5 hours or up to 8) your choice.  We have full time and part time hours available.  
We are closed on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day but work extra Mondays in the month of December for the necessity of the business.

Job Type: Part time and/or Full-time

Pay:  based on experience

Contact Mary at 847.234.0023 to answer any questions
Please visit our website:
You can email your resume to [email protected] or fax it to 847.234.0628.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

Estimated Weekly Tips: $40

Benefits & Perks: Potential Bonuses

Required Skills




Customer Service


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Retail Sales

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Desserts, Breads

Bakery / Patisserie

(847) 234-0023
European style pastry shop that caters to the 4 and 5 star hotels, country clubs and restaurants for it's wholesale business and has a few sit down tables for retail sales. Our retail customer is very loyal and visits often.

We have been in business for 27 years and are all about quality--

We are located 35 miles north of Chicago in Lake Forest and the Metra is located directly across the street.