Tufts Dining is a self-operated food service provider managing a comprehensive collegiate food service program on the Tufts University Medford-Somerville campus delivering high quality, contemporary and innovative food and hospitality services to meet the various needs of students, faculty, staff and visitors in a fiscally responsible manner. Our team operates a progressive resident dining program for approximately 4000 students as well as responsive retail services and a distinctive university catering program serving the campus community totaling 5100 undergraduates, 1700 graduate students, and 2300 faculty, staff and administrators.
Prepares a variety baked goods as required according to production records, menu, and instruction from Managers and supervisors, following established department and industry standards, in an effective and appropriate manner. Works as a team with other bakers and culinary personnel to ensure production needs are met
High School diploma with 3-5 years of baking experience.
Ability to read, understand, follow and adjust baking formulas; follow verbal directions and organize work according to written instructions; and to work independently under pressure of frequent, multiple deadlines.
Must have demonstrated ability to work independently in a logical, efficient and productive manner.
Must speak, read and understand English; possess a working command of basic foodservice math including the ability to calculate changes in baking formulas; and have working knowledge of baking weights and measures.
Must possess experience using bakeshop equipment including high volume mixers, baker's scale, dough divider, sheeter, proof box, convection and conventional ovens.
Tufts Dining is a hospitality-oriented service provider; all employees are expected to be customer service sensitive!
Associate's Degree in baking and pastry with 5+ years of experience in high volume baking preferred;
Pastry experience is a plus.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Organization: Central Kitchen and Bakery
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Sep 27, 2019, 4:00:00 AM
Internal Number: 19001810
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.