Head Baker for Brick House
Summary: Brick House is an award-winning sourdough bakery and café with branches in East Dulwich and Peckham.
Business Name: Brick House
Closing Date: 30-08-2019
Job Description: Brick House is looking for an experienced Head Baker to lead the bread & pastry offering at our bakery in east Dulwich.
Brick House is an award-winning sourdough bakery and café with branches in East Dulwich and Peckham. Our focus has always been on quality and consistency over volume, which is reflected in the customers we supply, including Neal’s Yard Dairy, La Fromagerie, Duck Soup, The Canton Arms, Frenchie and Brunswick House.
As Head Baker, you’ll be leading a small team of passionate bakers and pastry chefs, maintaining the quality of our offering, keeping the team motivated and energised, and developing new products and processes to drive the business forward.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of making and baking high quality bread using natural fermentation, as well as laminated and enriched doughs, and management experience.
You will also have a good understanding of the numbers and administration side of the business, including managing rota's, schedules, orders, product GPs and stock control, and be fully proficient in food safety and HACCP procedures.
You will be working with established formulas that our customers have grown to love, but there is on-going scope for developing new and seasonal products, different ways of working, and forging relationships with new suppliers.
We pride ourselves on creating a healthy environment so aside from the bake shift, the majority of hours are during the day, offering an enviable quality of life for this kind of role.
We are a young, ambitious company with our sights set on growth and creative business opportunities, so there is plenty of scope for this role to grow and develop for the right candidate.
Salary is £35k a year, which includes 28 days paid holiday.
Staff benefits & Discounts
Staff Welcome Pack (which includes £30 voucher to use at Brick House, tote bag and Brick House Employee Handbook)
Cost price wine and coffee
Cycle scheme and Tech scheme
Child Care Vouchers
South London Pass Card (Discounts at local yoga studios, restaurants and services)
Day off on your Birthday
Staff Discount at Brick House Dulwich and Peckham
Expected Hours: Full Time
Personal Qualities: A passionate creative baker who can lead the team, motivate them to produce consistently great sourdough bread and pastry. Someone who is organised and can manage staff rotas, customer orders, department schedules and maintain supplier relations.