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We invest in our staff by paying a living wage, providing good working conditions and providing ongoing learning opportunities. We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

At Café Du Pain Bakery, LLC we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Café Du Pain Bakery hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Assistant Pastry Chef (full-time, part-time)

The Assistant Pastry Chef needs to meet the daily production goals for baked goods. That means preparing the dough, letting it bulk ferment, shaping/proofing/baking it, and finally garnishing them. The Assistant Pastry Chef will produce according to recipes provided and will ensure that the products produced in the bakery meet our quality standards while maintaining a clean and sanitary food area.

Responsibilities 

  • Follow production schedule to make and bake the variety and quantity of goods needed
  • Measure ingredients to mix croissant/brioche dough and cake batter according to recipes
  • Laminate dough using automatic sheeter
  • Roll, cut, and shape dough to form different viennoiserie pastries, breads, and related products timely and efficiently
  • Cut, peel, and prepare fruit/nuts for pastry fillings
  • Mix icings and other toppings to decorate pastries
  • Use a variety of kitchen tools, including electric mixers, blenders, cutting tools, rolling pins, and pots/pans
  • Bake all pastries/breads to specification and establish a high standard of product quality
  • Troubleshoot variables that can affect the production process
  • Maintain safe, clean and good working order of production areas and equipment
  • Maintain clear and open communication with packing and sales teams
  • Assist with training of new members on all aspects of production
  • Handle and restock ingredients, tools, and cooking pans

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in viennoiserie pastries and confectionary related production
  • Familiar with mise en place, mixing, locking in and sheeting of multiple types of laminated doughs, plus other product prep.
  • Be passionate about the food industry with a strong interest in high quality products
  • Strong organizational and decision-making skill, along with the ability to recognize what needs to be prioritized
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

Benefits

  • A competitive wage commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision
  • Opportunity to participate in Simple IRA plan
  • Employee discounts
  • Opportunity for continuous professional development

About Cafe Du Pain Bakery

Café du Pain Bakery is a family-owned and -operated company serving high-quality, globally inspired baked goods. The various breads, pastries, and sweets at Café du Pain Bakery are inspired by traditional French artisanal baking and curated Haitian specialty baked goods, made using English and French baking practices and Caribbean spices. In addition, the Company appropriates American tradition to embody a truly modern fusion bakery with the flair of a Paris café and the relaxed mood of the Caribbean.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At Café Du Pain Bakery, LLC we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Café Du Pain Bakery hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Lead Artisan Bread Baker – Night Shift (full-time)

Our lead artisan bread baker should be experienced with mixing doughs, sourdough breads, and working with various grains. In addition to baker's technical skill, we look for a person who can lead the bread department and work alongside our pastry department. We’re looking for a dedicated individual with bread baking experience for our night shift.

Responsibilities 

  • Completes and oversees completion of daily production: French breads, pain de mie, brioche, as well as Artisan breads.
  • Be an active and participating member in daily operations of the team; create great morale and set a positive mood.
  • Monitor loss and spoilage, and maximize profitability within food cost guidelines.
  • Prepare base ingredients for daily production of bakery items.
  • Set professional standards for consistency and excellence of production and adhere to company standards and policies; monitor performance of staff and hold accountability to company expectations.
  • Write the weekly schedule for the bakery department to be approved by manager; organize the schedule and daily production accordingly to the bakers’ skills.
  • Determine the number of staff needed to fulfill the production on daily basis, and work with manager to ensure that the headcount is filled with the right people.
  • Maintain all machinery; communicate with the bakery manager and store leadership.
  • Follow and comply with established procedures, including, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.
  • Attend a weekly meeting with team members and discuss all subjects as needed: ordering, performance/employee issues, bread of the month recipe ideas, etc.
  • Share all ideas and recipes with bakery manager before experimenting at the bakery, and hold staff to the same standards.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of French Bread Baking procedures preferred.
  • Capable of teaching others in a constructive and positive manner.
  • Minimum 3 to 4 year of bread baking experience or equivalent.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and team members.
  • Ability to operate all necessary equipment.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Able to delegate responsibilities.
  • Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department. Knowledge of and passion for the food industry, with a strong interest in food and high quality products; desire to learn and grow in his or her knowledge.
  • Strong organizational and decision-making skills, along with the ability to recognize what needs to be prioritized and when.
  • Servsafe certification is a plus but not required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

Benefits

  • We offer a competitive wage commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision
  • We offer employees the opportunity to participate in Simple IRA plan
  • We offer employee discount
  • We offer opportunity for continuous professional development

About Cafe Du Pain Bakery

Café du Pain Bakery is a family-owned and -operated company serving high-quality, globally inspired baked goods. The various breads, pastries, and sweets at Café du Pain Bakery are inspired by traditional French artisanal baking and curated Haitian specialty baked goods, made using English and French baking practices and Caribbean spices. In addition, the Company appropriates American tradition to embody a truly modern fusion bakery with the flair of a Paris café and the relaxed mood of the Caribbean.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At Café Du Pain Bakery, LLC we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Café Du Pain Bakery hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Pastry Chef

We are looking for an experienced Pastry Chef to join our pastry team in preparation of pastries, viennoiseries, tarts and sweets production. Your skills in baking high quality treats should be matched by your creativity to develop new amazing tastes and recipes. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in culinary arts with a passion for sweet and delicious creations. They must adhere to health and safety standards to provide clients with the best possible serving.

Responsibilities 

  • Prepare a wide variety of baked goods such as croissants, tarts, cakes, cupcakes, breads, pies, cookies and other pastries as necessary to meet daily requirements.
  • Create new and exciting desserts to renew our menus and engage the interest of customers
  • Monitor stocks for baking ingredients such as flour, sugar etc. and make appropriate orders within budget
  • Guide and motivate pastry assistants and bakers to work more efficiently
  • Identify staffing needs and help recruit and train personnel
  • Maintain a lean and orderly cooking station and adhere to health and safety standards

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Proven experience as Pastry Chef, Pastry degree or relevant role preferred
  • Experience in French Pastry is necessary
  • Great attention to detail and creativity for preparation of all desserts needed for pastry production
  • General understand of proper pastry methods, techniques and standards
  • In depth knowledge of sanitation principles, food preparation and baking techniques
  • Must be able to work a shift of 8-10 hours a day
  • Be able to work in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with associates/management, clients and vendors when necessary
  • Able to work flexible schedule to accommodate business levels
  • Able to mathematically adjust recipes; able to read, create, interpret and follow written recipes with precision
  • Servsafe certification is a plus but not required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

Benefits

  • A competitive wage commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision
  • Opportunity to participate in Simple IRA plan
  • Employee discounts
  • Opportunity for continuous professional development

About Cafe Du Pain Bakery

Café du Pain Bakery is a family-owned and -operated company serving high-quality, globally inspired baked goods. The various breads, pastries, and sweets at Café du Pain Bakery are inspired by traditional French artisanal baking and curated Haitian specialty baked goods, made using English and French baking practices and Caribbean spices. In addition, the Company appropriates American tradition to embody a truly modern fusion bakery with the flair of a Paris café and the relaxed mood of the Caribbean.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At Café Du Pain Bakery, LLC we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Café Du Pain Bakery hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Bakery Assistant - Night Shift/Day Shift (full-time, part-time)

The bakery assistant will help the lead baker and pastry chef prepare all items for the day and will prepare more when we are low on product so that we may keep the bakery case full.

The goal is to enhance customer satisfaction so that we can maintain and expand our clientele.

Responsibilities 

  • Regularly restock all kitchen supplies and food items required for service.
  • Assist Pastry Chef and Assistant Head Baker by controlling food and labor cost, as well as purchasing, receiving, purveyor lists and inventory of all kitchen items.
  • Maintain an exceptional production knowledge and attention to detail with decoration and taste quality.
  • Maintain a solid knowledge of all food products and skillfully apply culinary techniques.
  • Ensure all products are rotating on a first-in, first-out (FIFO) philosophy.
  • Properly label and date all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.
  • Read, measure, and execute recipes.
  • Work as a team, assisting all guests’ and employee’s needs and inquiries.
  • Effectively communicate with management and service staff in order to fulfill and address any issues or needs requested by guests and or other employees.
  • Ensure kitchen equipment is property maintained and functioning.
  • Performs all other job related duties as requested.
  • Maintain a lean and orderly cooking station and adhere to health and safety standards

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least 1 year of baking artisan bread/pastry experience.
  • Working knowledge of equipment to include, but not limited to a slicing machine, mixer, sheeter, dough divider and small ware equipment.
  • Working knowledge of health, safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Working knowledge of weights, measures and various baking and preparation techniques.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Be able to work in a team environment
  • Ability to follow a production schedule and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to follow recipes, directions, and established procedures
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

Benefits

  • A competitive wage commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision
  • Opportunity to participate in Simple IRA plan
  • Employee discounts
  • Opportunity for continuous professional development

About Cafe Du Pain Bakery

Café du Pain Bakery is a family-owned and -operated company serving high-quality, globally inspired baked goods. The various breads, pastries, and sweets at Café du Pain Bakery are inspired by traditional French artisanal baking and curated Haitian specialty baked goods, made using English and French baking practices and Caribbean spices. In addition, the Company appropriates American tradition to embody a truly modern fusion bakery with the flair of a Paris café and the relaxed mood of the Caribbean.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At Café Du Pain Bakery, LLC we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Café Du Pain Bakery hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Barista/Cashier (full-time, part-time)

The Barista will be responsible for serving all products with friendly, individualized attention towards each customer. He/she is also responsible for educating customers about our premium coffees, specialty drinks and food products. We are looking for an individual with a positive attitude, good communication and listening skills. Must be able to multi-task and a quick learner.

Responsibilities 

  • Greets all customers with fast, friendly, personalized service and develops a rapport with customers.
  • Skilled in making coffee, espresso drinks, and other specialty beverage.
  • Good communication skills and ability to lead a team in a fun and effective manner
  • A sharp eye for presentation and aesthetics, from latte art to the pastry case display
  • Handling the cash register to process different method of payments in order to provide quick and accurate service.
  • Answers customer questions regarding coffee blends, preparation, and product freshness.
  • Weighs, grinds and packs coffee per customers’ orders according to Company guidelines.
  • Sells and serves baked goods and food items to customers.
  • Perform cleaning or housekeeping duties which includes regular cleaning of espresso and coffee machines, sinks, and counter-tops
  • Assists in maintaining standards of health, safety, and sanitation

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • High school education preferred or equivalent; previous barista experience preferred. Minimum 2 years
  • Demonstrate coffee knowledge by being able to properly talk about our coffee selection and espresso offerings
  • Able to stand for an extended length of time.
  • Knowledge of POS (point of sales) and Cash handling.
  • Able to lift and carry moderate amounts of weight.
  • Follow all food safety standards vigilantly.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work-space.
  • Servsafe certificate is a plus but not required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, and holidays as needed

Benefits

  • A competitive wage commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision
  • Opportunity to participate in Simple IRA plan
  • Employee discounts
  • Opportunity for continuous professional development

About Cafe Du Pain Bakery

Café du Pain Bakery is a family-owned and -operated company serving high-quality, globally inspired baked goods. The various breads, pastries, and sweets at Café du Pain Bakery are inspired by traditional French artisanal baking and curated Haitian specialty baked goods, made using English and French baking practices and Caribbean spices. In addition, the Company appropriates American tradition to embody a truly modern fusion bakery with the flair of a Paris café and the relaxed mood of the Caribbean.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At Café Du Pain Bakery, LLC we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Café Du Pain Bakery hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Bakery Cashier (full-time, part-time)

We are looking for an individual with a positive attitude, good communication and listening skills. The Cashier candidate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service for our customers while ensuring a clean, fast and safe café environment.

Responsibilities 

  • Welcome customers and respond to their questions by responding and resolving their request quickly through strong knowledge of all bakery products.
  • Taking customer orders at the counter and ensuring the delivery of their food is friendly and fast.
  • Responsible for cash drawer security, cash balance and adhering to all other aspects of Café du Pain Bakery’s cash handling policy.
  • Replenishing show cases with product and stocking of condiments.
  • Handles any customer complaints and resolves them quickly and courteously and also keep management informed about issues and problems as they arise.
  • Assist in receiving and unloading of merchandise. Check and verify products receiving to ensure that items listed on vendor invoices are delivered. Check products for quality, count, and condition.
  • Wrap, package, and price all product accurately and legibly in accordance with established Department Procedures and Guidelines.
  •  Ascertain proper sanitation of shelves and display cases by cleaning them on a constant basis.
  • Making sure lobby is clean at all times which includes, wiping tables, sweeping, replenishing the coffee station, and making sure counters and work areas are clean.
  • Assists in maintaining standards of health, safety, and sanitation
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, and holidays as needed

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • High school education preferred or equivalent; previous cashier experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills, can read, write, and speak English
  • Friendly attitude and team player who will contribute to the culture and standards of Café du Pain Bakery
  • Able to stand for an extended length of time.
  • Knowledge of POS (point of sales) and Cash handling.
  • Able to lift and carry moderate amounts of weight.
  • Work quickly and efficiently, sometimes with little direction, to accomplish assigned duties.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, and holidays as needed

Benefits

  • A competitive wage commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision
  • Opportunity to participate in Simple IRA plan
  • Employee discounts
  • Opportunity for continuous professional development

About Cafe Du Pain Bakery

Café du Pain Bakery is a family-owned and -operated company serving high-quality, globally inspired baked goods. The various breads, pastries, and sweets at Café du Pain Bakery are inspired by traditional French artisanal baking and curated Haitian specialty baked goods, made using English and French baking practices and Caribbean spices. In addition, the Company appropriates American tradition to embody a truly modern fusion bakery with the flair of a Paris café and the relaxed mood of the Caribbean.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At Café Du Pain Bakery, LLC we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Café Du Pain Bakery hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Social Media and Communication Intern

Responsibilities

  • Build and execute effective social media strategies, always keeping in mind the goals of engaging with current customers, attracting new customers, and expanding Café Du Pain.
  • Communicate and collaborate with the entire Café Du Pain Bakery team, including managers, team members, and other interns to fully understand the company vision and goals.
  • Draft, edit, create, and publish relevant, engaging, and appropriate posts for all Café Du Pain social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Monitor all social media accounts and engage accordingly. This includes replying to posts and comments, sharing relevant content as appropriate, etc.
  • Create and follow editorial calendar, which will include posting at least once a day across all channels.
  • Continuously monitor and collect data regarding social media traffic, making note of which strategies resonate best with which groups, etc.
  • Adapt strategies according to data.
  • Identify target audiences and potential people of interest who may be especially helpful in promoting the bakery. Reach out to them as appropriate.
  • Assist with other duties as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Current student studying Communication, Branding Marketing, Social Media or recent graduate with a degree in those areas looking to build hands on experience with company or for coursework.
  • Current student studying Communication, Branding Marketing, Social Media or recent graduate with a degree in those areas looking to build hands on experience with company or for coursework.
  • Previous social media experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with all social media platforms.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Previous customer service experience preferred.
  • Must be an excellent listener and quick thinker with a great attention to detail.
  • Must be creative, flexible, open-minded, and very organized.

Photography Intern

Responsibilities

  • The main responsibility of the Photography Intern will be to capture enticing photographs from Café Du Pain to use in Café Du Pain’s marketing materials and across our social media channels.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Communicate and collaborate with the entire Café Du Pain Bakery team, including managers, team members, and other interns to fully understand the company vision and goals.
  • Identify products, processes and moments that would make for captivating photographs; constantly be on the lookout for new and exciting opportunities, including scenes, products, and interactions within the bakery, that would make good photographs.
  • Create beautiful, high-quality images that can be widely distributed and shared across social media channels. Photographs should include a range of moments and products, from action shots to still lifes to portraits.
  • Brainstorm creative concepts and develop exciting ideas for marketing strategies and photo shoots; contribute ideas that will help make Café Du Pain a more enticing location for new customers.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Current student studying photography or recent graduate with a degree/certificate photography looking to build a portfolio with company for coursework or to position your brand.
  • Familiarity with Photoshop, Lightroom, etc.
  • Must have your own digital camera and all necessary equipment.
  • Previous customer service experience preferred.
  • Must be creative, flexible, enthusiastic, and open-minded.
  • Must have an interest, expiernce to build an expertise in food photography
  • Must be an excellent listener and a quick thinker.

Marketing Intern

Responsibilities

  • Communicate and collaborate with the entire Café Du Pain Bakery team, including managers, team members, and other interns to fully understand the company vision and goals.
  • Conduct necessary research to identify and understand our market and target audiences.
  • Develop and execute an original, engaging, and appealing marketing strategy to inform the community about Café Du Pain, capture the eyes of prospective customers, and ultimately help Café Du Pain expand.
  • Create and distribute original marketing materials that will appeal to target audiences.
  • Reach out to potential audiences and partners, including other small businesses and community centers in the area as necessary, to build relationships and potentially include them in promotional events.
  • Assist with other duties as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Current student studying Marketing or a recent graduate with a degree in Marketing..
  • Previous marketing experience preferred.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail
  • Previous customer service experience preferred.
  • Must be an excellent listener and quick thinker.
  • Must be creative, flexible, open-minded, and enthusiastic.
  • Must be familiar with all necessary marketing software and all social media platforms.
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