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Puffy Cakes
1651 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL
Puffy Cakes hiring Baker in Chicago, IL

Puffy Cakes hiring Baker in Chicago, IL

Puffy CakesMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Expired: Jun 13, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

About us

Welcome to Puffy Cakes, a brand new cafe and bakery concept specializing in crafting delicious Japanese-style cheesecakes renowed for their light, fluffy texture and delicate flavors. 

Our work environment includes:

  • Modern and trendy cafe experience
  • Full coffee bar serving a wide range of coffee and tea options from La Colombe
  • Free food and beverages for all our employees
  • Flexible working hours

Job Overview:

We are seeking a skilled and passionate Baker to join our team at Puffy Cakes. As a Baker, you will be responsible for preparing and baking a variety of delicious baked desserts. If you have a passion for culinary arts and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you.


- Prepare and bake a range of baked goods, including our signature Japanese-style cheesecake and a variety of tarts and other desserts

- Measure and mix ingredients according to recipes

- Operate and maintain baking equipment

- Decorate and present baked goods in an appealing manner

- Ensure quality and consistency in all baked products

-Maintain inventory of baking ingredients and supplies, ensuring proper stock levels at all times

-Collaborate with other team members to develop new recipes and menu items, as well as improve existing ones

-Provide excellent customer service by assisting with customer inquiries and fulfilling special orders as needed

- Adhere to food safety and sanitation guidelines


- Previous experience as a Baker, Pastry Chef, or in a similar role

- Knowledge of food handling and preparation techniques

- Strong understanding of culinary arts and baking principles

- Ability to follow recipes accurately

- Proficient in using kitchen tools, including knives and mixers

- Excellent attention to detail

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

- Strong communication skills

- Flexibility to work early mornings, weekends, and holidays as needed

If you are passionate about baking and eager to join a dynamic team dedicated to creating exceptional desserts, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position. We look forward to welcoming you to our team at Puffy Cakes.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Dining Discounts

Required Skills

Preparing and Baking a Variety of Desserts

Operating and Maintaining Baking Equipment

Decorating and Presenting Baked Goods

Maintaining Inventory of Baking Ingredients and Supplies

Collaborating With Team Members to Develop New Recipes

providing excellent customer service

Adhering to Food Safety and Sanitation Guidelines

Knowledge of Food Handling and Preparation Techniques

Strong Understanding of Culinary Arts and Baking Principles

Ability to Follow Recipes Accurately

Proficient in Using Kitchen Tools

Excellent attention to detail

Strong Communication Skills

Flexibility to Work Early Mornings, Weekends, and Holidays

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Japanese, Desserts

Bakery / Patisserie, Cafe

Welcome to Puffy Cakes, your go-to destination for delectable desserts made with love. We opened in 2023 with a mission to bring the most unique and mouth-watering desserts you’ve ever tasted to Chicago. Using only the finest ingredients and techniques, we strive to make each dessert a work of art. Come and taste the magic of Puffy Cakes for yourself!