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Sous Chef (open)
Field & Fire Café is seeking a highly motivated Sous Chef with a desire to create amazing breakfast and lunch dishes. We need someone who is passionate about producing seasonal menu items with organic, local ingredients. The ideal candidate will be available for flexible hours, is driven to work hard and wants to grow into an executive chef position.
- Organize, train, supervise and assess kitchen staff
- Create and maintain prep work schedule
- Conduct weekly inventory. Source and order ingredients
- Manage product & supply rotation
- Ensure cooking stations are clean and organized
- Work with management team on menu development and plate design
- Maintain the highest possible quality of every dish plated
- Learn by watching. Work efficiently with little supervision
- Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely fashion
- Fill in for the Executive Chef in planning and directing food prep as needed
- Resourcefully solve any issues that arise
- Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards
- Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and café customers
- 1-2 years of experience as a Sous Chef or Kitchen Manager
- Degree in Culinary Science or related certification a plus
- Catering experience highly desirable
- Knowledge of best practices for training kitchen staff and implementing kitchen procedures
- Self motivated to improve cooking techniques.
- Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations
- Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, POS)
- Serve Safe Certified
Artisan Baker (open)
Field and Fire is seeking an artisan baker to fill a position at our bakery. This job contributes to the success of our team and our community by providing exceptional, quality artisan baked goods. This job creates the essential element of our bakery experience by educating customers and providing them with healthy, local products. We are looking for a craftsperson who is trained to mix, ferment, shape and bake a hand crafted loaf of bread. An understanding of bread science and mechanics is beneficial.
- Accurately follow formulas in the preparation of all dough.
- Measure, mix, shape and bake breads and pastries according to the production schedule.
- Precisely scale, shape and score loaves. Assure finished baked products meet quality standards.
- Provide consistently high quality baked food products for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards.
- Maintain correct inventory, recommend replenishment orders and properly store, date and rotate inventory items.
- Organize ingredient storage and all supplies, equipment, and workspaces as needed so that all workers can locate resources and products.
- Ensure bakery process continues in smooth operation by eliminating obstacles to production.
- Look for ways to enhance the quality and scope of bakery offerings including ingredient changes to promote the health and quality of products.
- Work the retail counter when needed, providing friendly service and expert answers to customer inquiries
- Correctly and safely utilize all mixing, lamination and baking equipment.
- Ensure that all bakery areas and equipment are safe and sanitary in accordance with food handling procedures; keep area clean throughout shift and follow cleaning procedures at end of shift.
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE
- Preferred experience with sourdough, liquid or stiff levain, poolish, sponges and rye starters.
- Experience creating and baking laminated dough and viennoiserie.
- Experience using a loader and peel desirable.
- Experience baking in a wood fired oven desirable, but not required.
- Familiarity with the safe operation of bakery equipment.
- Ability to accurately judge proofing time required by different breads.
- Ability to accurately assess the effect of changes in the environment on the production schedule and take appropriate action.
- Ability to “multitask” within a baking cycle.
- Willingness to contribute to the team effort outside the strict “baker” role.
- Computer literate, particularly with MS Office, Macintosh OS, and POS systems.
- Must be a “self-starter” able to work in a fast paced environment.
Retail Staff (filled)
At Field & Fire, we’re pretty serious about our customer service. We want our customers to feel super special and know how much we appreciate them. We need someone who can engage with each customer in an energetic and positive manner. We expect our retail staff to be extremely knowledgeable about our products and be able to answer customer’s questions. We have an opening for PART or FULL-TIME starting ASAP. Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
- Give every customer your sincere attention.
- Setup and maintain attractive bakery displays.
- Keep pastry and bread display full and looking good.
- Aptitude to gain extensive product knowledge.
- Keep sample area clean and appealing, and engage with customers while they are sampling our goods.
- Properly handle knives and other cutting equipment.
- Maintain a clean retail space. (dust, sweep, mop, clean counters, take out trash, etc. throughout the day as needed, and at the end of your shift)
- Strong work ethic, honesty and integrity.
- Excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team.
- Love of good food.
- Experience with cash register. Open and close shifts.
- Customer service / retail experience required.
- Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the retail team, specifically closing shifts and weekends.
Delivery Driver (filled)
Field & Fire is looking for a reliable and meticulous delivery driver starting ASAP. This person will be responsible for delivering bread to 30+ wholesale clients, including restaurants and grocery stores in a fast pace. Our delivery driver will be expected to provide exceptional customer service with each stop. You will be responsible for printing invoices, organizing, and packaging each delivery. Beyond delivery responsibilities, this person may also be tasked with various kitchen duties including prep-work and cleaning.
This is an hourly, full-time position Friday – Tuesday’s 7am-3pm. You will report to the Bakery Manager. Pay is commensurate with experience.
- Print labels and invoices for every wholesale customer
- Slice and package loaves and buns
- Regularly collect feedback from customers about their needs and level of satisfaction with our product.
- Keep our van clean and full of gas
- Ability to quickly memorize routes and delivery times.
- Must be extremely organized with the ability to multi-task
- Clean driving record
- Ability to communicate effectively in a fast paced work environment.
- Act with the integrity, honesty and knowledge that promote our culture, values and mission.
- Must be able to lift 30-50lbs.
- Must be available to work weekends and holidays