Dough Maker & Baker for Modern Bakery - VIVE LA TARTE

Vive La Tarte

May 18, 2017 - Soma / South Beach


Seeking a great dough maker & baker to strengthen our team!

About Us

We are a groundbreaking artisanal bakery featuring local produce driven and handcrafted baked goods, in a modern and relaxed environment. We are focused on building a narrative around the bright world of bread and pastry, by constantly pushing the boundaries of our craft, diving to its essence, and creating a meaningful experience. Our food is inspiring, comforting and nourishing. Visit us

About the position

You will work hand in hand with our head baker in the production of doughs, including mixing, kneading, shaping, rolling out (with a sheeter) and lining dough. Our doughs include: sourdough, croissant dough, brioche dough, pie dough, focaccia... You will also assist in crafting our line of morning pastries (i.e croissants, chocolate croissants, donuts…) and various breads, from dough making & shaping to proofing and final bake.

Key responsibilities:

  • Making various types of dough such as sweet dough, quiche dough, focaccia, brioche, laminated dough, sourdough, and various bread doughs.
  • Shape, roll-out (on a commercial sheeter) and lining dough in open ring molds
  • Shape, proof and bake off pastries and breads according to vive la tarte’s specific standards and designs. This includes operating commercial ovens, sheeter, mixers and fryers.
  • Organize weekly bakery production in an efficient and structured way.
  • Maintain a clean working station at all times, as well as an organized and up-to-date inventory of dry storage and refrigeration space.
  • Operate quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced, time-driven environment, while ensuring consistent, high quality products.

Who You Are

  • Minimum 1 year experience as a baker/pastry position in a high quality establishment (bakery or restaurant).
  • Good knowledge of dough mixing and bread making (incl. shaping, proofing and baking croissants, breads and other pastry products).
  • Culinary degree preferred.
  • Efficient, clean and great time management.
  • Strong team player, who collaborates with the rest of the kitchen staff to ensure all tasks are done on time.
  • Punctual and reliable to arrive on time.
  • Must have the physical ability to carry out functions described above, which includes but not limited to: standing most of the work day, lift >50lb.
  • Valid Food Handler’s Card.

What We Offer

  • Hours & schedule:
    • Minimum of 25 hours a week, including at least one weekend day.
    • Work afternoon shifts (typically 1 pm – 7 pm), 4-5 days/week
  • Competitive wage that reflects your experience, with amazing growth potential.
  • Location: 1160 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 (2 blocks away from Civic Center BART).

Interested? Send us your resume today, thanks!

The Vive la tarte team

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