Flour – Executive Pastry Chef

Flour Bakery + Cafe is seeking an Executive Pastry Chef. Founded by James Beard award winner Joanne Chang in 2000, Flour is a beloved Boston institution devoted to bringing joy and delight to thousands of Bostonians every day through extraordinary food, pastry, and hospitality. The Exec Pastry Chef will work closely with Joanne and her team to lead their pastry department across all 8 bakeries and one commissary.

Their pastry philosophy is that every dessert they make is the best version of that item it can be and so good you can’t stop eating it. The Exec Pastry Chef will continue to innovate their menu and push their vision of offering the best pastries in Boston and the country and of being an industry leader in baking excellence.

Along with a full management team, their Exec Pastry Chef is responsible for:

  • Managing the production, execution, and distribution of all pastry for Flour
  • Managing labor and food costs
  • Spearheading menu and recipe development
  • Hiring of bakery pastry chefs
  • Training, mentoring, and developing future leaders
  • Maintaining their high quality standards
  • Leading the bakery in pastry knowledge
  • Overall being a leader for the entire company as they continue to grow

A successful candidate possesses:

  • 6+ years of experience as a Pastry Chef or 3+ years as an Executive Pastry Chef for a multi-unit operation
  • Highly developed organizational skills
  • Ability to stay level-headed, displaying composure in stressful or uncertain situations
  • Creativity and focus
  • A genuine commitment to hospitality and guest service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A compassionate leadership style
  • Ability and desire to thrive on collaboration and teamwork.

Some of the benefits they offer include:

  • Competitive salary
  • A great work environment named a Top Place to Work by the Boston Globe in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance as well as FSA/HSA options
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
  • Paid parental leave
  • Monthly reimbursement for dining out
  • 401(k) with a generous match
  • Pre-tax commuting spending
  • A commitment to helping you learn, thrive, and achieve your goals
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How to apply

Email: careers@flourbakery.com

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