Careers in Baking

In 2013 we started Flavourtown bakery with the sole aim to make London's best cakes, cupcakes and brownies! We've only ever used the worlds best ingredients, we've always made all of our sauces, caramels and fillings by hand using all natural ingredients in our London production kitchens and we've won loads of awards for our epic cake. Customers place orders online on our website and we hand deliver them across London along with selling our cakes and cupcakes in Harrods. We also have a shop with an in-house bakery at Parsons Green.

We're are currently recruiting the following positions. If you're interested please send us your CV to careers@flavourtownbakery.co.uk and tell us the position you are applying for in the title of the email.

Please only apply if you have relevant professional experience, working in a commercial environment.

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Job Description

Kitchen Manager Flavourtown Bakery: Fulham Shop

Our Kitchen Manager is leaving us after almost two years to move back to Spain.. This is sad news for us but also an AMAZING opportunity for you

This is one of the most important roles in our small business and it’s vital we find the right person to fill it. Here’s a little about what we’re looking for and the skills and qualities that are essential for the position.

We’re looking for a natural leader who’s able to mould their management style to get the most out of different personalities and skill-sets. You’ll have outstanding time management skills and be able to juggle lots of balls at once whilst ensuring every cake, cupcake, and brownie that leaves your kitchen is outstanding in both taste and appearance. You’ll be extremely detail-oriented and also able to see the bigger picture and you’ll thrive on working to deadlines and fostering a fun, fast-paced environment for your team.

Other essential skills include

*Advanced baking and cake decorating skills with at least 12 months supervisory / management experience in a similar luxury baking environment

*Experience of running/supervising production an on-site bakery to an extremely high brand standard.

*Thorough understanding of current health and safety procedures and a strong grasp of HACCP

*Experience of running your own rota/holiday planning

*A killer eye for detail and quality control

*Managing stock ordering and coordinating with our suppliers

*A methodical approach to staff training and development.

You’ll be an exceptional cake decorator andbaker be able to produce perfectly finished cakes to the highest standard using buttercream, cream cheese icings and ganache - outstanding hand piping is also essential for this role. You will be part of daily production including decorating and baking - this isn’t an office based role, you’ll be leading the team by example and setting the pace and tone for each shift.

You’ll be excited to manage our small team and to help shape what we do, everything about our operation is about quality from the ingredients we use to the finished product we produce.

Our Fulham shop bakes fresh, onsite every morning ready to supply our counter with freshly made treats in time for opening, please only apply if you have the relevant professional industry experience.

The salary for this position is 23k to 25k per annum based on a standard week of 5 shifts. The package includes 29 days holiday, 50% off all Flavourtown products, a free cake for your birthday and the chance to take an already excellent kitchen onto the next level.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £23,000.00 to £25,000.00 /year

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,000.00 to £25,000.00 /year

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Content Creator / Marketing / PR ROLE

SALARY - £23k - £26k DEPENDING ON EXPEREINCE 

REPORTS TO CO-FOUNDERS

THE ROLE AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

This is a brand new role within our business, we aren’t massive but with a shop with a on-site bakery at Parsons Green in Fulham, a thriving delivery business and a supply to Harrods we are going places. To those in-the-know we are one of the “go-to” places in London for cakes, cupcakes and brownies … We want to expand the circle of those “in-the-know”.

Our customers are Millenials with a massive 90/10 female bias within this demographic and as such we need and want to connect to them with better content, an amusing tone of voice and also communicate our point of difference.

We’re looking for someone to come into the business with a plan! Press-drops, content creation, 12 month marketing plan and building relationships with key influencers are all part of this role. You will report directly to the co-founders who between them have media and graphic design backgrounds and are actively involved in the business on a daily basis. You’ll be at the centre of an overall marketing plan for Flavourtown but also specifically to help grow our Fulham shop. 

 

This position is yours to mould and your objectives are to massively raise our profile, get us talked about and help generate revenue. Previous expereince of video and photography is essential. 

 

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE WITHIN A FOOD BRAND IS HIGHLY DESIRABLE

If this is something that excites you then here’s what you do next:

Look at our socials, look at our website, see what we do and drop us an email with what you think we could be doing better with a brief outline of how you’d do it.

 

Please email careers@flavourtownbakery.co.uk with your outline and your CV. All applications will be strictly confidential. 

 

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Baker / Decorators (Location: Park Royal, NW10)

Our business is growing and we need amazing baker / decorators to come and join the gang!!

 A little about what we're looking for:

We are looking for experienced professional baker / decorators, you must have worked in this role in a professional kitchen for at least a year - we're not looking for home bakers or people who want to retrain.

We are after team players with amazing skills in decorating beautiful cakes and cupcakes with buttercream, Swiss meringue buttercream, cream cheese icing, and ganache. You'll have excellent hand piping skills and be really comfortable writing on cakes to a high standard.

Your baking skills will include preparing mixes and frostings to a high standard along with making caramel, compotes and our full range of vegan cakes. You must have some professional baking experience and be familiar with mixing methods as well as some advanced techniques such as making macarons or working with chocolate. You will have outstanding attention to detail and not be afraid of working to tight deadlines. You'll need to come with ideas and always be happy to be part of helping the team dream up delicious new things.

We are looking for artistic, fun, committed people without any attitude or a clock-watching mentality. You'll be switched on, polite and kind to your colleagues, you'll want to collaborate on ideas and be eager to learn new skills. Our team is small and this job is fun but it's also hard work.

What to expect:

You'll be on a full-time contract ranging from 32-40 hours per week, you'll get 29 holiday days per year, you'll enjoy 50% staff discount, a free 8" cake for your birthday and regular nights out, Christmas parties etc.

Work hard and we'll show you that you're appreciated.

Starting salary £9.50 - £10.50 per hour with a full-time contract and paid overtime (depending on expereince)

WE ARE LOOKING FOR THE RIGHT PEOPLE FOR BOTH OUR FULHAM BAKERY AND OUR PARK ROYAL PRODUCTION KITCHEN SO PLEASE EXPRESS A PREFERENCE FOR WHICH LOCATION IN YOUR APPLICATION. 

(YOU MUST ALREADY BE BASED IN THE UK WITH THE RIGHT TO LIVE AND WORK HERE. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY WITHOUT THE RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £9.50 to £10.50 /hour

 

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