Mamaleh’s – Baker

Mamaleh’s Delicatessen, the first modern Jewish Delicatessen in the Boston area, has brought classic deli fare and an accomplished ‘bakery within a restaurant’ to Kendall Square, Cambridge. Mamaleh’s Kendall Square is our flagship restaurant – this will be your home base. We have one outpost in Brookline. We’re looking for a motivated individual to join our BAKERY TEAM, who can work quickly and efficiently, craft pies, cakes, cookies, BAGELS and more! and multitask while maintaining a positive attitude. We have high standards for product and technique, and are seeking the right person to help maintain them. Early morning and weekend availability required. Baking experience preferred, but willing to teach the right person. We offer competitive pay, opportunity for growth, and promotion from within.

Benefits available to you include:

  • Matched Simple IRA: A retirement plan to help you invest in your future – and you can take it with you when you leave. Any employee that has been with them for one year and has made at least $500 in that calendar year, is eligible to participate.
  • Health and Vision Insurance: Big Dipper Hospitality Group offers a Harvard Pilgrim HMO health insurance policy to all full-time (30+ hr/wk) employees, paying half of monthly premium. After 60 days of employment, you become eligible to enroll in health insurance, which will take effect on or before your 90th day of employment.
  • Perks at Work: An exclusive employee discount program for services and products. If you choose to enroll – you will receive access to hundreds of promotions as well as have the opportunity to opt in to weekly updates from Perks at Work via email
  • Discounts: Throughout the BDHG family of restaurants
  • Parking: Discounted rates at the One Kendall Square Garage
  • Discounted Gym Membership: Conveniently located on the One Kendall Square campus
  • Performance Evaluations: The schedule for these conversations relate to the start date of the employee and fits with yearly activities. All employees will have performance evaluations to provide a stepping-stone for the employee and supervisor to:
    – Touch base about what’s going well and what needs improvement
    – Clarify expectations and set goals
    – Encourage career development
  • Growth Opportunity: Available for motivated employees who take initiative and exhibit leadership qualities, as well as a willingness to grow and learn. As a growing company, they provide opportunities to those who want to seek a new challenge in a different role or location.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Positive, friendly and eager to learn
  • Work well with direction, but able to take initiative and be independent
  • Have experience following recipes, troubleshooting, and thinking critically
  • General baking, food safety & sanitation knowledge
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact in a professional and collaborative manner
  • Able to take constructive criticism, learn quickly and constantly improve
  • Sense of urgency and comfort in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to maintain mental athleticism and coordination of catering orders and service needs
  • Stay up to date on menu changes
  • Work collaboratively with BOH staff and FOH staff
  • Hone existing skills while learning new techniques and building skill set
  • Able to maintain and ensure consistent production and cleanliness
  • Able to stay positive and calm under pressure
  • Maintain cleanliness of any BOH work areas, including and not limited to refrigeration, cooking equipment, and prep areas
  • Participate in deep cleaning of BOH work areas, including and not limited to refrigeration, cooking equipment, and prep areas

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About Big Dipper Hospitality Group:
Founded in 2008, in Cambridge, Mass., the Big Dipper Hospitality Group has created some of the area’s most beloved dining spots, such as State Park, Mamaleh’s, and Café Du Pays. They are a family-run, independent, award-winning restaurant group, passionate about hospitality and integrity. They are committed to creating healthy work experiences and opportunities for advancement in the field. The ownership and management team work hard alongside staff daily and have enacted a food revenue sharing program amongst the kitchen team.

About Mamaleh’s
Mamaleh’s Delicatessen opened in Kendall Square, Cambridge in 2016 to lines out the door serving homemade bagels, lox, pastrami, corned beef, blintzes, black and white cookies, babka, egg creams, and dozens of other dishes that would make any nostalgic (Jewish) person swoon. During this opening time, they received much acclaim, including Bon Appetit Magazine’s 50 best new restaurants in the country and Boston Magazine’s Best Deli. They’re still fighting through the Covid era and beyond and plan to be a staple in the Boston area for years to come!

EEO Statement:
Big Dipper Hospitality Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. It is their policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees. They do not discriminate against applicants or employees in regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, ancestry, national origin, alienage, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other protected status.

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