Pastry Assistant for State-of-Art French Pastry Commissary

  • Le Marais Bakery
  • Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Sep 06, 2019
Full time Other

Job Description

***Travel Stipend Provided***
Come work in a state-of-art 3,500 pristine commissary kitchen at the center of San Francisco, making classic French pastries and viennoiserie/croissants, learning from one of the most accomplished pastry chefs in the city.

Le Marais Bakery is looking for a pastry assistant to join our growing Pastry Team. Offering excellent pay based on experience, in our pastry commissary kitchen at 1138 Sutter Street, and the opportunity to work with the best Bay Area ingredients. Great environment with excellent potential for growth and mastering viennoiserie and pastry techniques.

Baking or pastry experience is very helpful as you will work with lamination, scaling, mixing, baking, creating pastries, while maintaining mise en place in a well-organized, clean working environment and cooperating with all members of the kitchen team.

We are a growing, high end bakery with high volume and a broad product range of artisanal French viennoiserie and patisserie made with natural levain, French butter and chocolates. Each week, we deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to our pastry kitchen direct from local farms and bake everything from scratch daily. We welcome and encourage creativity on our team, particularly as we develop new products for our Williams Sonoma pastry line.

Job requirements:
Passion for baking and willingness to learn is essential
Read and follow baker's formulas
Work neatly and efficiently in a team setting
Work on your feet for 8 hours
Lift up to 50 pounds
Servsafe Certified

Culinary degree and experience in a professional kitchen is advantageous, but training will be provided and all experience levels encouraged to apply. Applicants will be required to come in for a paid stage before being offered a position.

Job Type: Full-time
Sick and Family leaves
Staff Meals
Commuter Benefits

Le Marais been praised as one of best bakeries in San Francisco by Condé Nast Traveler, San Francisco Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Forbes' Travel, Fodor's Travel, EaterSF, Tablehopper, 7X7, Tasting Table, SF Bay Guardian (Best of the Bay 2013), Marina Times, and The Wall Street Journal.