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Lead Baker + Decorator

Lead Baker + Decorator

As Lead Baker + Decorator at Ooh La La, you will be a key part of our small, talented, tight-knit team that prepares high quality, creative and delicious cupcakes and cakes.

What Your Role Looks Like:

Support the Bakery Manager with all Kitchen-related responsibilities such as:

  • Review production schedules, following recipes, accurately measuring and mixing ingredients, and baking each item to perfection
  • Decorate signature and custom cupcakes and cakes; create custom fondant or other unique decor as required
  • Ensure each product leaving the kitchen meets our high standards of freshness and appearance; spot check and taste for consistency, flavour and texture
  • Record fridge, freezer and dishwasher temperatures daily; test sanitizer
  • Order food and supplies when necessary
  • Receive and check food orders and supplies from vendors
  • Coordinate the orders for the day, ensuring each order has been accurately completed, is clearly labelled and is ready for pick-up or delivery; communicate any specific details with the Retail Team
  • Ensure that the bakery is clean at the end of each shift, using the daily, weekly and monthly cleaning checklists as per Island Health guidelines and Owner standards
  • Participate in creating new feature cupcakes and product ideas
  • Contribute ideas for marketing and social media posts
  • Participate in off-site events, festivals, sampling opportunities as required

Why You’re a Great Fit

  • You have your Level 1 or 2 Food Safe certification (or committed to getting it within 30 days)
  • You have a minimum of 3 years baking and advanced decorating experience
  • You work independently to complete tasks as required with minimal direction
  • You take pride in your work and are committed to producing high quality results
  • You have a positive can-do attitude and good organizational skills
  • You are punctual and great at managing your time
  • You have reliable transportation
  • You’re keen to comply with procedures, rules & regulations to ensure a clean and safe workplace

Physical Requirements

  • Continuous standing/walking for all tasks
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 22 kg (48lbs)
  • Frequent turning and reaching
  • Occasional pushing, pulling and some forward bending
  • Constant use of both hands, with frequent wrist rotation and flexing, occasional forceful gripping
  • Able to work in a warm kitchen environment with limited personal space

Benefits

  • Wage $20-23/hr
  • A fun team work environment
  • Employee discount
  • Ability to request flexible hours
  • Opportunity to create a personalized financial plan with the guidance of a qualified RBC® Advisor and/or pre-tax dollar contributions to your group savings plan directly from your pay

Please send your resume, cover letter and photos of your work (or link to your socials) to info@oohlalacupcakes.ca

Thanks in advance to everyone who applies, however we’ll only contact those selected for an interview!

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