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Employment Opportunities

Baking Instructor: Are you an experienced baker or baking instructor looking for an exciting new opportunity? SFBI does not have openings at the moment but we would love to see your CV, email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Interns at SFBI assist instructors in the day-to-day operations of the school while working to elevate their level of baking and pastry competence. The Internship is three months long, Monday-Friday, early morning to afternoon. This position demands a lot of attention, dedication, and hard work, but the benefits are huge. For our internship program, applicants need to have at least 200 hours of culinary school baking curriculum or 4 years in the baking field with experience in all departments (bread, pastry, cake, etc). Interns rotate in stations covering bread, viennoiserie, and pastry. We are proud of our internship program, and of our interns.


How to Apply:
To apply for the Internship, please send a resume, letter of interest, and contact information for three professional references to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Employment Opportunities

CA- Seeking Assistant Baker- Flour & Co, a modern American bakery, needs a baker's assistant.  The right BAKER ASSISTANT will be a morning person who enjoys working in a fast paced environment, and who has experience in pastry in a professional kitchen or culinary school. You must be able to work off of recipes, follow direction, work as a team, and be a good communicator. The position requires early mornings and weekends.All positions require a mentality of putting out the best product or service possible day in and day out. We take great pride in what we bake and how it is served each and every day.If you'd like to join our team, email your resume in the body of the email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and let us know why you'd be a good fit for our team.

CA- R&D Product Development Specialist
The Research and Development Product Development Specialist will be responsible for development of new flatbread products and current product improvements. The product development will be driven through ideas developed internally and customer-driven requests. Leadership required from idea conception through commercial start-up. This role will also support the preparation of samples and documentation as required to fulfill requests from customers and our sales team.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•    Product development will include the following activities: preliminary costing to assist in product design and feasibility, nutritional analysis to ensure the initial design and final product meets requirements.
•    Development of product which provides correct flavor, texture, and appearance. Significant focus will be utilizing culinary, bakery and technical knowledge to utilize ingredients which achieves target requirements.
•    Generate bench top samples for presentation to inside and outside customers, while maintaining awareness of current plant process capabilities.
•    Monitor quality conformance of finished products. Participate in sensory evaluations of all product produced and shelf life, when possible. Monitor daily and weekly results for trends and as required investigate issues and work with relevant management to help to develop action plans to address issues.
•    Development of finished good operating parameter and raw material specifications.
•    Design and execute new product line test runs with the production team. This would include generating line test specifications, analyzing line test results and providing recommendations for appropriate adjustments to product formulas and/or processes to keep manufactured product within desired target cost parameters and organoleptic attributes.

 REQUIREMENTS
 
•    1-2 years’ experience in Product Development or related field.
•    3 year minimum experience in a food manufacturing environment.
•    Bachelors of Science in Food Science or related fields preferred.
•    Strong computer skills (MS Office suite; Excel required, Access preferred).
•    Able to work effectively as a team member and alone.
•    Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing with vendors, customers and co-workers;
•    Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
•    Shows initiative and able to work as part of a team; communicates effectively.
•    Excellent organization skills, problem solving and decision making skills.
If interested please email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CA- Firebrand Artisan Breads, Oakland's only wood-fired brick oven bakery, is seeking bread shapers and a morning baker. We craft naturally leavened bread, shape by hand, and keep a fast paced environment. We like to work hard and hustle.
Open Positions
Late Morning Shaper- Full time- competitive hourly wage
AM Shaper/Baker- Full time- competitive hourly wage

We are looking for someone who:
-Has some experience in bread or specialty foods
-Is familiar with shaping baguettes, batards, boules, and rolls
-Is able to work 8+ hours on their feet
-Understands the importance of tight schedules and deadlines
-Can work independently and as a member of a team
-Has excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Is able to lift and carry 50 pounds and move product up and down stairs
-Has a flexible schedule with weekends and holidays included
-Has a desire to constantly learn and be challenged
-Is self motivated and enthusiastic, especially under pressure

We take pride in providing the best European breads to the bay's leading restaurants. Our kitchen is small and the volume is high so organization, speed, hard work and working as a TEAM are the most important values of our company. If you think you would be a good fit we very much look forward to hearing from you! Please do not call or stop by the bakery as we are very busy. Please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Thanks!

Seattle: We are Grateful Bread Baking Company (www.gratefulbreadbaking.com) in the Wedgwood neighborhood of Seattle (located near University of Washington) and we are currently looking for a new head baker with expertise in artisan bread and pastry.  We offer a great working environment, competitive compensation, employee meals, paid sick time (after 180 days), vacation time (after 1 year) and health benefits (after 90 days).  Please send your resume to Judy Neldam: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CA-Job Title: Baker- Artisanal Bread
Job Summary and Mission
This position contributes to Starbucks & The New French Bakery success by working with raw materials and ensuring that products conform to establishes standards. Baking artisan style bread and rolls in a deck and rack oven. Knowledge of different proofing techniques. Knowledge of retarding techniques. Ability to organize several hundred loaves and rolls for baking. Proper scoring techniques.  Knowledge of mixing and molding bread dough.
Production 2 - Bread 2 will have partial supervision to perform assigned work. Production 2 Bread is able to prioritize and take action independently and with limited supervision from manager.  Works well with partners that have different work styles, background and views; treats everyone with respect and dignity. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key responsibility satisfactorily. Models and acts in accordance with La Boulange handbook.
Summary of Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
-          Identifies and measures the correct type and amount of ingredients and records usage information.
-          Comply with HACCP-plan and food safety requirements.
-          Reviewing production sheets daily.
-          Scaling and mixing all necessary ingredients.
-          Pull racks of bread from retarder, Organize loaves and rolls of bread for baking.
-          Score and load bread into oven and keep count of baked loaves.
-          Maintains a scheduled production through to meet team business goals.
-          Maintains a safe, clean and organized work environment.
-          Maintains regular and consistent punctual attendance.
-          Is familiar with and abides by all La Boulange policies and procedures.
-          Must notify management of any potential food safety or quality issue.
-          Experience in baking or in a related area: 1-3
Email resumes to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CA- Seeking Lead Baker- Nick and Aron's is a new restaurant, bakery, pizzeria, and cafe serving North Oakland near MacArthur BART. Drawing upon the success of Nick's Pizza, also in North Oakland, we'll be offering our signature sourdough pizza as well as pastries and espresso drinks in the morning, and table service with beer and wine in the evening. The restaurant and bakery will open in late March. You can find more information about the project at nickandarons.com
We're looking for a full-time lead baker to work with us to develop recipes and to work both independently and with a team. Candidates must have a good amount of sourdough bread making experience, as well as familiarity with laminated doughs and pastry work. Must be available to work early morning hours.
Nick and Aron are both firmly rooted in the East Bay and as such we've always been inspired by the rich diversity of our home. We strive to provide a working environment welcoming of Queers, Persons of Color, and Women. Folks who identify as such, as well as residents of Oakland, are encouraged to apply.
Please email resumes along with a cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


AK- Flying Squirrel Bakery Café is looking for responsible, enthusiastic, friendly foodies to apply for the busy 2015 summer season, or sooner!
Bakers at Flying Squirrel participate in all aspects of making pastries, artisan breads, cookies, and other treats from scratch. Bakers work independently and as part of a team. Seasonally high volume and fast pace with opportunities for creativity. Must be able to lift 50 pounds, excellent at multi-tasking, following and improving recipes, and, ideally, interested in healthy baking. Prefer 1-2 years relevant experience, willing to train motivated fast learners. Enthusiasm, a friendly, team-oriented attitude, and a sense of humor are highly recommended. Full time, mornings/weekends required.
Request more info and an application by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Completed application and resumes can be e-mailed, mailed to PO Box 685, Talkeetna, AK 99676 or faxed to 907-733-6886. No phone calls please

CA- Baker, or assistant baker. (hayward / castro valley)
compensation: Commensurate with experience
Silva Bakery is looking to hire a motivated baker, or assistant baker, immediately. This position offers 5 NIGHT shifts per week (00:00 - 08:00), dependent on your availability and our needs.
We are a family owned that has been in operation for over 30 years and are dedicated to making Portuguese breads and pastries.
Requirements:
-Must be able to work night shifts
-Must be dependable
-Must be able to work independently
-Must be able to work legally in US
-Must be able to lift 50 lbs
-Must have Food Safety Certificate (or take course before starting)
-Excellent communication skills
-Positive attitude
Should you be interested in this position, please send your resume and information including references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
CA-Philip Marks Chocolates in SF has an immediate opening for a chocolatier with knowledge and experience tempering chocolate. We use a very high end chocolate so must be familiar with knowing how to work with Dark, Milk and White chocolate. This position will begin with an estimated 20-25 hours a week with an increase to full time once the company is successfully launched. This person will have the opportunity to rise to head of production and management of the making of our products. This is a highly independent position. Candidates must have the ability to work efficiently on their own, self-start, and problem solve. Candidates should be able to perform well under pressure.
Vision and creativity are greatly desired for this position.

Responsibilities:
-Chocolate tempering and ingredient prep are a vital component of the job
-Working alone and with a team, while keeping control of quality and standards
-Able to follow recipes and keep well organized
-Consistency and quality assurance of your products
-Confidence and ability to communicate production schedules, needing of assistance, supplies etc.. is vital
-Ability to lead by example, and also communicate clear standards to coworkers
-Washing molds and wares
-Maintain sanitation, cleaning and presentation standards

Requirements:
-0-3 years of experience (recent graduates ok)
-Food Handlers Certificate
-Good work ethic; punctual and reliable
-2-3 letters of recommendation
-Passion for chocolate
If you are interested in working for an up and coming chocolate company, we would love to hear from you! Please email a cover letter, resume and photos of your work to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you may call Lynne @ 415.499.2745
Please put in your heading; Chocolatier position

CA- PASTRY CHEF/BREAD BAKER
TASTE Kitchen & Table is a rapidly growing community bakery and café, located in Fairfax CA (Marin County). We provide farm to table organic and nutritious in-house prepared baked goods, breakfast and lunch items. All items on our menu are made from scratch.We are looking for someone to join our passionate and committed team of bakers.
-    Have professional experience with baking pastries including viennoiseries and breads, specifically artisan breads, sourdough, levain and wild yeast
-    Take initiative and can work harmoniously as a part of a team
-    Are a responsible and dedicated worker, devoted to developing your craft

Job Specifics
-    Mixing doughs for the next day’s bake
-    Mixing pre-ferments, feeding and maintaining starters
-    Daily bake-off of pastries, cookies, breads
-    New product and recipe development
-    Helping to manage inventory and weekly orders
Hours- Part to full time, flexible yet dependent on current need.
Wages- Commensurate with experience.
Interested applicants send resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CA- Communicate with Executive Pastry Chef and higher management
Bread Bakers:
Experience with artisan breads, baguettes, and laminated dough Baguettes
Works well as part of a team
Passionate about quality
Reports to Head Baker

To learn more about us, please visit www.alexanderspatisserie.com. Please email resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You may also fax your resume with cover letter to 650-864-9998 Attention: Shawna.

PA- La Baguette Magique , French Bakery
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1 Experienced Artisan Baker + 1 Junior Baker
We need someone who can produce consistent, high-quality work. You must be familiar with a variety of preferments, classic European breads, and state of the art formulas for whole grain breads and other adventures.
Experience with Viennoiserie and pastry is a must.
Experience and education are important, but the desire for quality and innovation are critical.
You must be able to work in a small team of diverse talents and be able to talk to customers directly.
A working knowledge of starters and preferments is necessary.
If you have a true passion for baking rustic, handmade breads, have prior experience baking baguettes, sourdoughs, miches, and boules and have knowledge/experience with using poolish and levain starters, we want you !
This is a 6 day/week position to include early morning and weekend hours, with some overnight hours.

 OBJECTIVES

    * Prepares and bakes all bakery items for menu and catered events following standardized recipes.
    * Supervises bakery personnel; duties include planning, organizing,
    * scheduling and directing work, training personnel.
    * E stimates baking needs, requisitions adequate supplies, inventories supplies,
    * and keeps records of products made and used.
    * Insures bakery and equipment are maintained according to proper health and sanitation standards.
    * Teaches and enforces safety regulations.
    * Assists in developing and testing recipes.
    * Assists in planning bakery products menu.
    * Recommends equipment purchases.
    * May act as building supervisor during periods other than normal serving
    * hours.
    * Contribute actively to the continuous quality an improvement of La Baguette Magique products.

Having a friendly and engaging personality.
    * Comfortable working with a team
    * Should be physically fit as will be on your feet for most of the day and may be required to lift large amounts of stock.
    * You must have a comprehensive understanding of your products
    * Knowledge of inventory techniques.
    * Must master baking techniques (mixing, fermentation, levain, various dough preparation, divinding, scaling nd weighing, baking)
    * Must master pastry techniques (tarts, biscuits and cakes)
    * M ust have some knowledge in snacking preparation and be opened to learning and be trained on more.

If you are detail-oriented, organized, a hard worker, and love making delicious, beautiful bread, please e-mail resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


CA- Canyon Market, San Francisco
Canyon Market is a local natural food grocery store located in Glen Park, San Francisco. We proudly operate a small in-store bakery and we are looking for a bread baker to run the morning bake. You will be trained by the lead baker who has 20 years of experience in the industry and great passion for bread!
This position covers the morning shift, starting at 3:30 am and ending at 12:00 pm. The morning baker bakes the loaves shaped during the evening hours, mixes the preferments, stocks the retail display, prepares a few bread related ingredients, and forms the afternoon baguettes. The ideal candidate will have a least 1 year of experience in the bread making industry.
Lead baker’s comments: “This is a desirable gig for an artisan baker. The right mix of independence and team work, traditional morning baker hours, and the opportunity to use all of your baker’s skills—not just one task over and over like the big wholesale bake houses.”
A bread baker in the in-store bakery of Canyon Market is responsible for the consistent production of bread menu, department cleanliness, maintaining ingredient costs, care of the equipment, and maintaining respect and harmonious relationships with the bakery, deli and kitchen staff.
 
We offer a 20% store discount, vacation, sick pay and health benefits.

To apply, come by our store or email your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We look forward to hearing from you.
EOE www.canyonmarket.com

CA- Wise Sons seeks a production leader for their commissary kitchen in the Mission District to assist with bagel, bread, and meat production.
Duties include but are not limited to:
-boiling, topping, and baking a large volume of bagels daily
-printing, coordinating and organizing wholesale delivery orders
-working with the baking team to facilitate dough production
-smoking Wise Sons signature pastrami, turkey, and mushrooms
-packaging and slicing meat
-ordering, managing, and properly rotating inventory
-cleaning and maintaining a communal workspace
Requirements:
-previous experience in high volume bakery or food production facility
-the ability to work quickly and efficiently without sacrificing quality
-excellent organizational skills
- proficiency in English and Spanish preferred
-proficiency with computers
-ability to comfortably lift 50lbs
-willingness to work very early hours and weekends
This is a highly independent full time position. Candidates must have the ability to work efficiently on their own, self start, problem solve, and communicate effectively with co workers and managers. Salary is competitive and based on experience.
If interested, send resume and a note introducing yourself to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CA- Bread Shaper – Day Shift – for Semifreddi’s in Alameda
This is a rare opportunity to join our Bakery Team, on the day shift schedule, at family-owned Semifreddi’s Bakery. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week), which may require working on weekends as part of the regular workweek. Typical work shift for this position is 7:30am-4:00pm.
Requirements:
•    Fast and accurate hand skills.
•    Previous experience with shaping bread dough.
•    Strong work ethic.
Compensation & Benefits:
•    Hourly wage starts at $12.00, depending on experience.
•    One free loaf of bread for every shift you work.
•    Friendly, motivating and productive work environment.
•    Comprehensive medical, dental & life insurance plan, paid time off, and six paid holidays.
•    401K, employer match, profit sharing, safe harbor and cash bonus eligibility after one year.
Little known fact: 90% of Semifreddi’s Managers started at entry level.
Come join our eclectic team! To apply, please visit us at 1980 North Loop Road, Alameda CA 94502 and fill out an application.
Ever wonder how Semifreddi’s works its magic? Click the link below for a behind-the-scenes sneak peek! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBfA2oIl-qo

Charleston - SC

Bread Baker Wanted

Butcher & Bee is a young, growing and entrepreneurial restaurant and bakery in Charleston, SC.  We produce a variety of artisan breads and buns for many of the leading restaurants in Charleston.  We are expanding and are hiring a full time baker as well as a bakery manager.   No overnight hours required.  Benefits and competitive pay including performance bonuses offered.  Email Michael - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to express interest.


CO-Expanding restaurant group in Boulder, Colorado looking to hire talented & dynamic pastry chefs, bread bakers & bakery managers.  Opportunities aplenty with a third restaurant opening in the summer of 2015.  Candidates must be well organized, responsible, highly motivated and have at least 2 years experience.  

The Walnut Restaurant Group is a highly respected company of restaurants in the heart of downtown Boulder including Brasserie Ten Ten BrasserieTenTen.com and The Mediterranean TheMedBoulder.com.  Via Perla is currently under construction and is set to open in July.  

Please send resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


CA- Facebook is hiring! Sunday-Thursday 9:00pm-5:30am
Pay Range $15-$17 p/h

We focus on Ciabatta, slab focaccia, burger buns, brioche, baguettes, Panini buns, focaccia, artisan sour loaves, pan breads and rollsand types of breads. You will love it here. You will have the chance to work with a talented staff and the ability to expand your skills in a corporate environment.

We provide benefits such as:
-11 Paid Holidays
-Health, Vision, Dental benefits after 90 days.
-Paid Time Off (PTO) 2 Weeks by 1st year.
-401k Option
-Yearly Performance Reviews
-Growth Opportunities

Requirements:
-0-3 years experience- (recent graduates ok)
-ServSafe Certified Preferred
-Culinary Arts Degree Preferred
-Good work ethic
-Pass background check

CA- Pastry Shaper for Semifreddi’s in Alameda
Here is a rare opportunity to join the Pastry Team at family-owned Semifreddi’s Bakery. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week), which may require working on weekends as part of the regular workweek. Typical work shift for this position is 12:00pm-8:30pm.
Requirements:
•    Fast and accurate hand skills.
•    Previous experience shaping laminated dough.
•    Strong work ethic.
Compensation & Benefits:
•    Hourly wage commensurate with experience.
•    One free loaf of bread for every shift you work.
•    Friendly, motivating and productive work environment.
•    Comprehensive medical, dental & life insurance plan, paid time off, and six paid holidays.
•    401K, employer match, profit sharing, safe harbor and cash bonus eligibility after one year.
Little known fact: 90% of Semifreddi’s Managers started at entry level.
Come join our eclectic team! To apply, please visit us at 1980 North Loop Road, Alameda CA 94502 and fill out an application.
Ever wonder how Semifreddi’s works its magic? Click the link below for a behind-the-scenes sneak peek! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBfA2oIl-qo

CA- The Acme Bread Company is looking for a new addition to our team of friendly, energetic night bakers at our location in San Francisco’s Ferry Building. Duties will include dividing and hand-shaping bread dough, monitoring proofing, cleaning, and maintaining production records. There are opportunities to be trained on deck and rack oven baking, pastry production, and mixing.
This is a full-time position, five nights per week. The earliest shift will start at 7:30 PM and the latest at 9 PM.
Requirements:
Ability to work quickly and efficiently
Good communication skills
Minimum 2 years’ experience in a fast-paced food preparation environment
Open availability, including nights, weekends, and holidays
US work eligibility and unexpired California Food Handler card
Compensation:
Hourly wage is dependent on relevant experience and performance on paid tryout shifts
100% employer-paid medical and dental coverage after probationary period
How to apply:
Email your current resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Provide a brief cover letter explaining your interest in this position
Provide three professional references

Los Alamos, CA: Bob’s Well Bread Bakery, located in a meticulously restored vintage filling station, is seeking talented bakers to join our team. 
At Bob’s Well Bread Bakery, using old-world European techniques, our products are hand-made daily with only the finest ingredients and natural starters. No added preservatives will be found in any of the things we bake, and we strive to source our ingredients locally using farmers and growers who practice organic initiatives, as well as from our herb and vegetable garden right outside of our doors. 
Bakers joining us will be involved in all phases of bread production (scaling, mixing, shaping, baking) as well as laminated pastries, cookies, scones and new product development. You should be organized, efficient, consistent, detail oriented and reliable. We need passionate bakers who will be dedicated to helping our bakery continue to grow and build upon our already strong reputation on the Central Coast.
Ideal candidates will have several years of professional baking experience working with high hydration dough and deck ovens.
If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please send us your resume, and a cover letter telling us about your passion for making the perfect loaf.   Professional references a must Please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

 

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