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Cake Decorator
Empire Cake
112 8th Ave, Manhattan, NY, United States
Empire Cake hiring Cake Decorator in New York, NY

Empire Cake hiring Cake Decorator in New York, NY

Empire CakeMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($20.00 - $24.00)
Expires: Jun 21, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Empire Cake, a popular gourmet American-style bakery in Chelsea, is seeking qualified candidates for Full and Part-time buttercream cake decorators. MUST have experience in a high-production environment. We are looking 5 days a week , including at least one weekend day. Part-time weekend positions available.

Cake Decorator Position:
Empire Cake is looking for cake decorators with experience decorating cakes with buttercream. The cake decorator's main responsibility is to help design and decorate, from start to finish, custom cakes, including tiered celebration and wedding cakes, all covered in buttercream. Candidates but be able to expertly tint and cover cakes and decorate with both classic and modern buttercream techniques. Candidates must also be able to make buttercream and other types of frostings and fillings, and will be required to assemble and frost buttercream cakes and cupcakes as required. Culinary school training is a plus, but not necessary; however, several years of professional experience as a cake decorator is required! Experience covering and decorating cakes with fondant a real plus.

The ideal candidate will:

Have well developed artistic talents that include a skilled sense of composition, balance and design.
Have a great eye for color and the ability to accurately recreate a color from a swatch.
Be able to frost buttercream cakes smoothly and quickly.
Be able to create designs with or without reference materials.
Have a positive, high energy, friendly, enthusiastic, team-oriented attitude.
Be professional, reliable, organized and efficient, with excellent time management skills.
Be able to handle high pressure and volume, and work quickly.
Be able to follow instructions and direction, and have excellent communication skills.

Compensation will be based on experience but is highly competitive.

Management and project management experience a plus.

Looking for candidates to grow with us!

Availability to work 5 days per week, including at least one weekend day, is required.

We look forward to receiving email responses from qualified candidates!


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($20.00 - $24.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off, Commuter Benefits


Required Skills

Cake Decorating

Experience in a High Production Environment

Cake Making

Experience Decorating Cakes With Buttercream

Decorate With Classic and Modern Buttercream Techniques

Decorating Cookies

Expertly Tint and Cover Cakes

Decorate With Both Classic and Modern Buttercream Techniques

Artistic Talents With Composition, Balance, and Design

Make Buttercream and Other Types of Frostings and Fillings

Eye for Color and Color Matching

Assemble and Frost Buttercream Cakes and Cupcakes

Have Well Developed Artistic Talents

Have a Great Eye for Color

Positive, High Energy, Team Oriented Attitude

Frost Buttercream Cakes Smoothly and Quickly

Reliable, Organized, and Efficient

Create Designs With or Without Reference Materials

Time Management Skills

Have a Positive, High Energy, Friendly, Enthusiastic, Team Oriented Attitude

Be Professional, Reliable, Organized, and Efficient

Have Excellent Time Management Skills

Communication Skills

Handle High Pressure and Volume

Management Experience

Work Quickly

Project Management Experience

Follow Instructions and Direction

Have Excellent Communication Skills

Management and Project Management Experience

Availability to Work 5 Days Per Week

Grow With the Company

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Desserts, Breakfast / Brunch

Bakery / Patisserie

Empire Cake brings you the best in American baking with a gourmet twist. We feature fresh-baked cakes, cupcakes, cookies, breakfast pastries, brownies and bars, and sophisticated versions of classic snack treats, including our own “twinkies,” “snowballs” and Swiss rolls.

Our custom-designed cakes range from traditional tiered wedding cakes to one-of-a-kind creations for birthdays and other celebrations, corporate events and promotions, and advertising and fashion editorials. Our popular window displays looking out onto 8th Avenue feature our latest fondant creations, and inside the bakery you’ll find other examples of our custom-designed cakes for every occasion. Our cake consultants can help you build your dream cake for any of life’s celebrations, large or small.

Everything served at Empire Cake is made fresh daily on the premises using the finest ingredients.

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