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Bread Baker
Union Square Cafe
101 East 19th Street, New York, NY
Union Square Cafe hiring Bread Baker in New York, NY

Union Square Cafe hiring Bread Baker in New York, NY

Union Square CafeMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($20.00 - $25.00)
Expired: Jul 10, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Union Square Cafe’s seasonal cuisine draws inspiration from the kitchens and tables of Italy, France, and Northern California. Union Square Cafe—the flagship business that launched Union Square Hospitality Group—has been one of the country’s most beloved restaurants for more than 35 years. In our second home on 19th Street, Union Square Cafe embodies the heartfelt passion and generosity that has been the restaurant’s calling card since we opened in 1985. Designed by Rockwell Group, our new home preserves the restaurant’s signature charm, intimacy, and familiarity in a fresh, contemporary dining environment. Union Square Cafe has won five James Beard Awards and earned Zagat Survey’s #1 ranking as New York’s Most Popular Restaurant an unprecedented nine times. 

Who you are: 

As a Bread Baker, you have a strong passion for bread, technique, and an eagerness to learn more, which comes with the opportunity to build on your skills and grow as a leader in the kitchen. The ideal candidate is friendly, curious, and devoted to becoming an integral member of a team that values hard work and attention to every detail.

What you’ll do:

  • Display a working knowledge of all ingredients, equipment and preparation used in the bread making process.
  • Consistently ensure that doughs have mise en place prepped, bread is stocked throughout service and your overall workstation remains clean and organized.
  • Effectively participates in a professionally working environment, ensuring excellence in mixing, shaping, baking and communication.
  • Maintain a calm mental athleticism while managing heavy workloads and simultaneously taking direction from culinary leaders.  
  • Promote teamwork and excellence amongst the kitchen team.
  • Demonstrate an eagerness to refine techniques and a desire to continually learn and grow.
  • Help develop and evolve current bread recipes and procedures.

What we need from you:

  • 1+ years in a bread baker position at a full-service restaurant, bakery, or similar experience.
  • Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds.
  • English fluency and additional languages preferred, but not required.

What you’ll get from us:

  • Hourly rate of $20 - $25/hr*
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you with an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Spending Options (health care, dependent care, transit & parking)
  • Employee Assistance Program to support overall mental wellbeing.
  • Generous dining discount throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future.
  • Generous Employee Referral Program
  • Access to the USHG HUGS Employee Relief Fund
  • Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support

*The above represents the expected salary for this position. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your experience and other job-related factors.

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Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($20.00 - $25.00)

Benefits & Perks: Dental Insurance, Dining Discounts, Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Vision Insurance, Wellness Program


Required Skills

Passion for Bread

Technique in Bread Making

Attention to Detail

Working Knowledge of Ingredients, Equipment and Preparation in Bread Making Process

Organization and Cleanliness in Workstation

Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Teamwork and communication skills

Continuous Learning and Growth Mindset

Recipe and Procedure Development

Ability to stand for long periods of time

Ability To Lift 50+ Pounds

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Part of Union Square Hospitality Group

Union Square Cafe—the flagship business that launched Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group—has been one of the country’s most beloved restaurants for more than 30 years. In its new home on 19th Street, Union Square Cafe embodies the heartfelt passion and generosity that has been the restaurant’s calling card since it opened in 1985. Union Square Cafe’s seasonal cuisine draws inspiration from the kitchens and tables of Italy, France, and Northern California. Designed by Rockwell Group, Union Square Cafe’s new home preserves the restaurant’s signature charm, intimacy, and familiarity in a fresh, contemporary dining environment.

Union Square Cafe has won five James Beard Awards and also earned Zagat Survey’s #1 ranking as New York’s Most Popular Restaurant an unprecedented nine times.

We offer medical, dental, vision, 401K, flex pay, life insurance, employee dining program and paid vacation. USHG provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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