Bakery Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Five Elephant

Your mission

Five Elephant is searching for our next Bakery Manager, who will be responsible for the preparation, creation and execution of all menu items and will assist in overseeing the overall running of the kitchen, cleanliness and organisation. Constantly striving to achieve cost-effective, efficient and quality products coming from the kitchen. Developing new menu items and new policies to create a good working environment with the entire company.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to :

  • Recruiting new bakers/cooks

  • Assisting HR in hiring process

  • Scheduling of all staff

  • Menu development/testing/ executing

  • Assist in marketing strategy for all baked items and staff

  • Maintaining good communication with shop managers

  • Managing the cake count

  • Delivery coordination and communication

  • Inventory food and supplies

  • Market research

  • Supply/equipment ordering

  • Making sure invoices are paid

  • Kitchen operations

  • Shop display management and shop visit

  • Maintaining cleanliness and food safety standards

  • Bakery sales reports each month

  • Wholesale development

  • Quality check

Your profile
  • Minimum 2 years experience in culinary role, ideally with pastries and desert. 

  • An expert in choosing and working different ingredients

  • Creativity and artistic ability to produce eye catching pastries and desserts

  • High level of stamina 

  • Proven ability to manage and supervise

  • Proven time management skills

  • Awesome communication skills

  • Motivation for reaching goals set by upper management

  • Motivation for reaching personal goals and achievements as a chef

  • Pervious experience in demonstrating safe food handling practices and following safety procedures with equipment and cleaning supplies, including proper labelling of and storing ingredients

  • Keep the kitchen area and tools clean

  • Have pristine personal hygiene

  • Experience in training and development of a team

Why us?
  • Independent and varied tasks with a young and international team in one of the most popular cafes in Berlin. 

  • Opportunity to be a part of an expanding kitchen doing new breads and viennoiseries.

  • The opportunity to actively participate in Five Elephant's success 

  • And of course the best coffee and the tastiest cake in the world! 

  • Competitive salary

  • Salaried contracts, so you can count on fixed hours every month. 

  • Extra vacation days for long-term employees.

  • Public holiday bonuses.

  • Discounted Urban Sports Club M membership, discounted BVG monthly ticket.
About us
Five Elephant is a world-renowned Coffee Roaster selling coffee to wholesale & retail customers around the globe. Operating our cafe retail shops in Berlin, Germany we serve our coffee and our own baked products with a focus on exceptional hospitality.  At the core of our company are passionate people who focus on creating high-quality products to share with our great customers.

Over the past 11 years, we have sourced our coffees directly at origin, with an emphasis on creating value for coffee communities where our coffees are grown and produced.  By working with us, you can be part of our mission to create and support healthy coffee communities wherever we work.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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