Verveine Cafe & Bakery – Bakery Cooks

Verveine Café & Bakery in Central Square, Cambridge is seeking motivated and passionate part and full-time bakery cooks to join our team. At the heart of it all, good food, good feelings, and good connections that support human wholesomeness is the centerpiece to our operation. These core beliefs start with our commitment to our product, our employees, and our community. A space where everyone is welcome at the table and the community is a vibrant extended family. As a bakery cook, you will play a vital role in our café and bakery operations, assisting in the production of sandwiches, soups, salads, bowls, and small plates, as well as other savory items.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist savory prep and production – including but not limited to sandwiches, soups, salads, bowls, and small plates – to ensure the highest quality of all prepared foods
  • Execute techniques under the direction of the Sous Chef and Chef
  • Learn various cooking methods and techniques employed in the kitchen
  • Set up and break down stations
  • Slicing, bagging, and packaging product for display and deliveries
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe work environment – follow all safety and sanitation protocols
  • Assist in receiving deliveries and inventory management
  • Collaborate effectively with other staff members, assisting as needed, and learning diverse skills
  • Maintain mindful and detail-oriented hospitality with guests

Skills and Requirements:

  • 1 year previous experience in a professional bakery or culinary environment, with a focus on baking, preferred
  • Familiarity with various baking techniques and principles, ingredients, and equipment. Experience with laminated doughs and gluten-free baking a plus.
  • Must be a source of positivity, curious, creative, willing to learn, and ask questions
  • Able to maintain the highest of standards of food quality, presentation, sanitation, and safety
  • Work well with direction, but able to take initiative and be independent
  • Highly organized with a precision to detail. Ability to follow recipes and measurements accurately to ensure consistent results.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks effectively to meet production schedules, as well as cross train and learn diverse duties
  • Must be a team collaborator, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to contribute to create a culture and work environment based on respect and support
  • Ability to stand for extended periods, lift heavy objects (up to 50 lbs), and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to work early morning, weekend, and holiday shifts

To apply, please send your resume to the email provided below.

Employment Type(s): Full-time, Part-time

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How to apply

Contact: Monica Glass
Email: monica@verveinecafe.com

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