Volante Farms – Pastry Cook

Volante Farms in Needham, MA is a place for all seasons. As a fourth-generation family run farm, farm stand, and garden center it has over one hundred years in the community– specializing in homegrown and locally grown produce, ornamental and vegetable plants and seasonal decorations. More recently, several new departments were added as part of a large renovation. These include a locally sourced grocery department, butcher shop, seasonal ice cream stand and a still growing food service component including a deli, bakery, coffee shop, and two kitchens preparing food for retail sales; soups, salads, and sandwiches; catering for businesses and family events; pastries and desserts.

Are you an experienced scratch pastry cook? Have you ever wanted to work with fresh produce and fruits to create delicious pastries? Volante Farms is looking to add to its growing pastry team! They are looking for full-time Pastry Cooks to join their growing team! They are looking to hire for this position ASAP. Apply today!

The main purpose of the Pastry Cook is to help in the daily preparation of all pastries assigned to the pastry department. The Pastry Cook will be responsible for producing high quality goods to the set standards.

  • Follows all recipes and guidelines set by the Executive Pastry Chef.
  • Ensures product is stocked and rotated in the bakery.
  • Decorates and prepares cakes.
  • Assists in packaging all product that is made by the team.
  • Ensures all product is made timely and accurately.
  • Assists in food prep when necessary.

Time management
Safe food handling
Interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to frequently lift up to 30 lbs.
3+ years of prior Bakery/Pastry work
3+ years of cake decorating experience.
3+ year of prior food handling experience.

Additional Information
Job type(s): full-time
Pay: from $15 per hour
Pay frequency: weekly

401(k) matching
Profit sharing plan
Employee discount
Health insurance (medical/dental/vision)
paid time off

Benefit Conditions
Waiting period may apply
Only full-time employees eligible

Company’s website.

COVID-19 Precaution(s)
Their store has adopted numerous policies to ensure the protection and safety of employees and customers due to the COVID crisis including required face coverings for all persons on the premises and a cap for total customers allowed in the store.

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