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Careers in Baking

HEAD CAKE DECORATOR - £30,000 - £32,000 per annum

We have a rare opening for an outstandingly experienced Head Cake Decorator! We're looking for someone with exceptional cake decorating skills who's comfortable leading our small talented team and has really high standards. This is an amazing opportunity for someone looking to take their first step into management whilst still getting to do what they love every day! This position has a great salary, excellent opportunities for promotion and a really supportive Production Manager who'll you'll work alongside with. You'll need at least three to four years professional cake decorating experience for this position along with amazing skills in buttercream, Swiss meringue, ganache, cream cheese icing and fondant! Character modelling experience is also essential along with a strong wedding cake skill-set. Along with a very attractive salary we're offering a £250 signing on bonus upon completing your probationary period and a performance related bonus based around your bespoke / wedding cake skills helping to develop our new range of Flavourtown wedding cakes. One of the most important aspects of this role is that you will be involved in our daily production of cakes and cupcakes and you'll be extremely comfortable in the head decorators shoes helping other team members sharpen their skills by teaching new methods and techniques.
Here's how the role breaks down
  • Decorating our epic cakes to a high standard
  • Decorating, finishing and boxing our award winning cupcakes.
  • Managing the daily flow of decorating / prep / hand decorations
  • Setting the daily work plan with our Production Manager
  • Keeping quality at the highest possible levels and managing speed and efficiency.
  • Working with American, Swiss meringue and cream cheese buttercream and ganache.
  • Working quickly whilst maintaining a high level of quality and finish
  • Being part of the creative process - liaising with our Production Manager and Head of Customer service to help create an amazing Flavourtown cake experience for our customers.
  • You'll thrive on helping our gang of decorators sharpen their skills and get a kick out of seeing the whole team develop through sharing your knowledge.
  • Being part of daily production and jumping from decorating Rainbow Cakes to a three tier bespoke birthday cake
  • Be a willing team player, everyone that works with us is important to the company.
  • Professional cake decorating experience in a high volume commercial bakery environment is required alongside your one of a kind bespoke skills.
  • Able to work some weekends and an alternating shift pattern (5 days out of 7)
  • Assisting the Production Manager in the day to day management of the decorating team
The skills you'll need for this role are
  • At least three years cake decorating experience in a bakery production environment
  • Some people management skills
  • Placing orders and assisting the production Manager with ordering / stock control
  • Insane attention to detail
  • Outstanding bespoke cake decorating ability with really high level skills in fondant modelling and some sculpting experience
  • Unflappable with a huge interest and ability in current cake decorating techniques
  • Level 2 Food Safety
  • Expert piper and sugar crafter
  • Ability to work to a high standard under pressure
  • Must be UK based with the right to live and work here
  • Outstanding spoken and written English
  • You are artistic, fun, committed to work and the team, you don't come with any drama and you don't have a clock watching mentality.
WE OFFER *An excellent salary of between £30 to £32k per annum based on experience
*£250 signing on bonus after successfully completing your three month probation
* Performance related bonus
* 29 days holiday (including one for your Birthday)
* 50% Staff discount
* Free birthday Cake
* Bags of training and development
*Courses and development
* The opportunity to do amazing things
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YOU MUST BE BASED IN THE UK ALREADY - WE'RE UNABLE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM CANDIDATES BASED IN OTHER COUNTRIES
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PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST SEND ACROSS PICTURES OF YOUR WORK / PORTFOLIO TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE



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BAKER - £10-12 per hour

We currently have vacancies for amazing bakers! If you have bags of experience working with cake, cupcakes, and brownies coupled with a killer eye for detail and a passion for making a "best in class product" we want to hear from you.Flavourtown is London's leading cake and cupcake bakery with a hard-earned reputation for world-class cake that tastes even better than it looks, we've been creating Freshly Baked Happiness since 2013 and our business is growing. We've never compromised on our core values of using amazing ingredients to create a best-in-class product, we've gone from a one-man operation to having over thirty staff across our venues BUT our attention to detail and deliciousness still drives everything we do.


Our Park Royal production kitchen is responsible for creating all orders for our online shop! This includes epic cakes, cupcakes, brownies, and cookies, all baked in small batches to our exacting Flavourtown standards. Our bakers have a passion for what they do and they really care about the quality of what we produce at Flavourtown.

We're not looking for bread or morning goods bakers so you'll need a proven track record of working with cake (in particular American style moist sponges) and have all of the skills including knowledge of mixing methods and what makes baking work. We have really high standards and the right candidate will too.

Your real core skills center around cake baking and mixing techniques, producing buttercream, Swiss meringue, and cream cheese icings along with our award-winning brownies and chonky American NYC cookies.

Here's how the role breaks down

• Mixing cake, brownie, and cookie recipes to Flavourtown standards
• Making buttercream, cream cheese, and Swiss meringue icings
• Making ganache, hand made caramel, fillings, and compotes
• Mixing, layering, and cutting brownies
• Panning up, scooping, and baking products across the Flavourtown range.
• Making sure all cleaning and food safety standards are met
• Working some weekends - shift pattern is rotating five days out of seven.

The skills you'll need for this role are

Understanding how to mix a wide range of cakes, cupcakes and brownies

• At least two years experience at the same level in a bakery production environment
• Level 2 Food Safety
• Outstanding (fast and efficient) baking skills.
• Specific experience working with a high-end cake product.
• Being able to lift up to 25 kilos
• Mad skills! Do you know the exact moment your cake is done? A min too long is the difference between an ok cupcake and an epic moist cupcake.

WE OFFER

* £10 - £12 per hour based on experience
* Team performance related bonus
* 29 days holiday (including one for your Birthday)
* 50% Staff discount
* Free birthday Cake
* Bags of training and development
* The opportunity to be heard and do amazing things

We can't wait to hear from you!

YOU MUST ALREADY BE BASED IN THE UK AND HAVE THE RIGHT TO LIVE AND WORK HERE. MUST HAVE AT LEAST TWO YEARS ON ANY VISA



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SENIOR CAKE DECORATOR - £12-13 per hour

We have a rare vacancy for an outstanding experienced cake decorator! We're looking for a "one of a kind" artist who can turn their hand to anything from decorating a jaw dropping creation to our epic ready to order cakes on our website.


You'll need at least three to four years professional cake decorating experience for this position along with amazing skills in buttercream, Swiss meringue, ganache, cream cheese icing and fondant! Character modelling experience is also essential along with a strong wedding cake skill-set.

Along with a very attractive salary we're offering a guaranteed 160 hours per month, a £250 signing on bonus upon completing your probationary period and a performance related bonus based around your bespoke cake skills helping to grow our bespoke section.

One of the most important aspects of this role is that you will be involved in our daily production of cakes and cupcakes and you'll be extremely comfortable in the senior decorators shoes helping other time members sharpen their skills by teaching new methods and techniques.

Here's how the role breaks down

• Decorating our epic cakes to a high standard
• Decorating, finishing and boxing our award winning cupcakes.
• Working with American, Swiss meringue and cream cheese buttercream and ganache.
• Working quickly whilst maintaining a high level of quality and finish
• Being part of the creative process on bespoke cakes - liaising with our Kitchen Manager and Head of Customer service to help create an amazing Flavourtown bespoke cake experience for our customers.
• You'll thrive on helping our gang of decorators sharpen their skills and get a kick out of seeing the whole team develop through sharing your knowledge.
• Being part of daily production and jumping from decorating Rainbow Cakes to a three tier bespoke birthday cake
• Be a willing team player, everyone that works with us is important to the company.
• Professional cake decorating experience in a high volume commercial bakery environment is required alongside your one of a kind bespoke skills.
• Able to work some weekends and an alternating shift pattern (5 days out of 7)

 

The skills you'll need for this role are

• At least three years cake decorating experience in a bakery production environment
• Insane attention to detail
• Outstanding bespoke cake decorating ability with really high level skills in fondant modelling and some sculpting experience
• Unflappable with a huge interest and ability in current cake decorating techniques
• Level 2 Food Safety
• Expert piper and sugar crafter
• Ability to work to a high standard under pressure
• Must be UK based with the right to live and work here
• Outstanding spoken and written English
• You are artistic, fun, committed to work and the team, you don't come with any drama and you don't have a clock watching mentality.

WE OFFER

* Rates starting at £12.50 to £13 per hour with guaranteed 160 hours per month.
*£250 signing on bonus after successfully completing your three month probation
* Performance related bonus
* 29 days holiday (including one for your Birthday)
* 50% Staff discount
* Free birthday Cake
* Bags of training and development
*Courses and development
* The opportunity to do amazing things


Please email all CVs and applications to careers@flavourtownbakery.co.uk

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