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Cleo Bagels
5013 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Cleo Bagels hiring Baker in Philadelphia, PA

Cleo Bagels hiring Baker in Philadelphia, PA

Cleo BagelsMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($15.00) plus tips
Expired: Jul 2, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year

Job Details

Job Title: Baker/BOH Team Member

Roles: Bake bagels, bialys, applethings, & more. Most days the bake shift transitions to mixing dough and general prep including some support on sandwich station. 

Position Type: Full, ~40 hours a week; 4:30AM-12:30PM

Job Summary:

We are seeking an energetic and reliable individual with great attention to detail, relevant experience and weekend availability to bake, mix dough and shape with us throughout the week. Bake shift is a hands-on, early morning position that ensures we have excellent product for service and the days ahead. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Punctuality! Bake shift starts early and we expect bakers to be here on time and ready to work!
  • Baking bagels & bialys in our deck ovens according to our times, temps, orders, etc.
  • Following recipes and properly measuring/weighing our dough builds
  • Mixing dough w/ an eye on time and mixer settings, w/ an understanding of other variables (environmental or otherwise) that impact our dough builds
  • Hand shaping bagels and bialys according to our methods
  • Multi tasking and being able to maintain the timeline w/ the product and your teammates in mind
  • Excellent communication w/ all members of the team and management
  • Able to lift 50 lbs
  • Properly rotate and manage our inventory
  • Additional preparation: Assist in food preparation tasks, including chopping, slicing, portioning ingredients, dough processing, and more.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Dishwashing: Ensure all dishes, utensils, and kitchen equipment are cleaned and sanitized promptly. We provide gloves and a waterproof apron. We have a dedicated dishwasher but there may be times where you'll need to do some dishes.
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing: Maintain a clean and organized back-of-house area, including work surfaces, equipment, and storage areas.
  • Team Collaboration: Work closely with kitchen staff to support a smooth and efficient operation. This includes communicating well wiith all members of staff and ownership, and being able to respond to the needs of the business quickly and collaboratively.
  • Expo: support on sandwich station includes helping to ensure orders are bagged and handed off to the customer.
  • Adherence to Health and Safety Standards: Follow all food safety and hygiene regulations to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Other Duties as Assigned: Pitch in with other kitchen tasks as needed.
  • Closing: Thoroughly sweeping, vacuuming, and mopping the shop at the end of each shift. 


  • Previous experience in a similar back-of-house role is preferred.
  • Excellent time management. An ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Weekend availability is a requirement.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining cleanliness and hygiene standards.
  • Physical ability to stand for extended periods and lift heavy items as needed.


  • Earn Paid Time Off (PTO) for each hour worked;
  • Shift meals;
  • Employee discount;
  • Bagels, bagels, bagels;
  • Pooled Tips: tips are 'pooled' on a biweekly schedule and paid out through payroll based on total hours worked, not on which days earned which tips. Current tip average is around an additional seven dollars per hour.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a brief cover letter outlining their relevant experience to [email protected]. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject of your email.

Cleo Bagels is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($15.00) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Paid Time Off, Dining Discounts

Required Skills


Mixing Dough

Following Recipes

Hand Shaping Pastries

multi tasking

Excellent Communication

Inventory Management

Food Preparation


Cleaning and Sanitizing

Team Collaboration

Expo Support

Adherence to Health and Safety Standards

Time Management

Ability to work in fast paced environment

Attention to Detail

Commitment to Cleanliness and Hygiene Standards

Physical Ability to Stand for Extended Periods and Lift Heavy Items

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Cleo Bagels is a small bagel shop in the Cedar Park section of West Philly located at 5013 Baltimore Avenue.

We have been open since early September, 2023 providing the neighborhood with fresh bagels and bialys, creative and tasty sandwiches, treats, hot coffee and and more.

We are working on expanding our menu and the range of our service. We recently introduced online ordering as a way to engage more customers and we are continuing to grow into our space and to scale our production to accommodate a growing customer base and to make more food we love to eat and wish to see in our neighborhood.

We have a lot in store for 2024 and are looking forward to expanding our team!