An exciting opportunity has arisen for an apprentice Baker to join a rapidly expanding Scottish company. Due to it’s rapid expansion, there is great career opportunities. This is a great opportunity to earn whilst you learn, getting you that crucial experience you need to move up the ladder. These positions will go like hot cakes, so apply today and take that first step to a great career in the world of hospitality.
What will I learn?
You will learn how to;
Open the bakery early in the morning
Clean kitchen equipment and tools before use
Weigh flour and other ingredients to prepare dough
Bake different bread types, like pretzels, baguettes and multigrain breads
Adjust oven temperatures to ensure proper baking
Mix various ingredients to create fillings for cakes and pies (e.g. chocolate ganache, caramel sauce and fruits)
Decorate cakes with glazes, icings, buttercream and edible toppings, like flowers
Shape dough to prepare different types of pastries, including croissants, cookies and sweet rolls
Prepare custom-made pastries based on customers’ preferences (e.g. birthday cakes)
Recommend recipes to renew our menu and attract more customers (e.g. gluten-free or vegan desserts)
Track food supplies and place orders, as needed
What qualification or qualities are required?
You must have a keen interest in baking;
Ability to work well under pressure;
Strong problem solving skills;
Ability to work competently both on your own and as part of a team;
Long-term patience and dedication are important