Coordinate and perform the preparation, portioning and distribution of baked foods in a food production facility; combine ingredients and prepare baked foods such as breads, rolls, and desserts in quantity in accordance with specific recipes; decorate cakes and garnish other baked items; set temperature, humidity, and timing of ovens; maintain inventories and requisition supplies; operate cookie machine, mixers, steam cookers, rounder, molders, stoves and ovens, slicers, choppers, and other baking equipment; measure and weigh ingredients; replenish supplies; clean equipment, counters, utensils, and assigned areas of work; use organizational skills to prioritize tasks, including preparation of multiple food orders and simultaneously execute tasks in various work areas to assure all food items are available for service and meet all standards for cost control, food appearance, quality, taste, texture, and quantity; assist the chef and management in menu and recipe development.
Demonstrate communications skills both written and verbal; a culinary or pastry and baking degree or at least 3 years practical baking experience with scratch baking production in a food service environment; able to professionally assemble and bake a cake and professionally decorate/frost a cake; must be able to accomplish simple math; ability to weigh and measure ingredients; must have experience and working knowledge of food preparation, HACCP guidelines; food sanitation; and equipment; ability to incorporate ingredients; operate a full range of equipment including scales, cookie machine, mixers, steamers, ovens, and choppers; ability to coordinate flow of activity; must be ServSafe certified and able to act as the Person In Charge in the absence of other supervision; able to assist in product ordering and receiving.
Experience working in a successful team environment that values customer service, diversity and inclusion, and embraces sustainability and responsible use of resources to minimize waste.
Sunday through Thursday - 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Department: Michigan Dining - Bake Shop
Salary Range: $21.20 - $21.75
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the AFSCME union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 181459
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