Baker / Bread Sous Chef (NYC)

Baker / Bread Sous Chef (NYC)

06 Feb 2019

Baker / Bread Sous Chef (NYC)

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Maison Kayser USA is an Artisanal French Bakery and Café which originated in Paris, France by World Renowned Chef Eric Kayser in 1996. From the very beginning, we have constantly sourced the best quality ingredients to create delicious products. We also seek passionate and hardworking people to help us create and ultimately deliver those products with excellent service and incredible overall experience to our guests. As we produce award winning bread, pastry and food by hand using artisanal methods and the finest ingredients, the same attention to detail is given to develop our teams and stores.

The Baker Sous Chef coordinates and/or supervises daily production of all baked goods; participates in costing and ordering related to bakery items/products/menu; maintains responsibility for portion and inventory control; and produces baked items for Maison Kayser within budgetary guidelines as directed. The Baker Sous Chef will receive working direction from Executive Master Baker and, in turn, train and directly support bakery staff.


Completes or oversees completion of daily production: French breads, pain de mie, brioche, as well as Artisan breads

Be an active and participating member in daily operations of the team; create great morale and set a positive mood

Monitor loss and spoilage, and maximize profitability within food cost guidelines

Prepare base ingredients for daily production of bakery items

Set professional standards for consistency and excellence of production and adhere to company standards and policies; monitor performance of staff and hold accountability to company expectations

Write the weekly schedule for the bakery department to be approved by the Chef; organize the schedule and daily production accordingly to the bakers skills

Determine the number of staff needed to fulfill the production on daily basis, and work with the Executive Baker to ensure that the headcount is filled with the right people

Maintain all machinery; communicate with the Bakery Manager and store leadership

Follow and comply with established procedures, including, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices

Attend a weekly meeting with the Executive Baker and discuss all subjects as needed: ordering, performance/employee issues, bread of the month recipe ideas, etc

Share all ideas and recipes with the Executive before experimenting at the bakery, and hold staff to the same standards

Education and Experiece

Extensive knowledge of French Bread Baking procedures preferred.

Capable of teaching others in a constructive and positive manner.

Minimum 3 to 4 year of bread baking experience or equivalent.

Ability to communicate effectively with customers and team members.

Ability to operate all necessary equipment.

Basic computer skills.

Able to delegate responsibilities.

Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department. Knowledge of and passion for the food industry, with a strong interest in food and high quality products; desire to learn and grow in his or her knowledge.

Strong organizational and decision-making skills, along with the ability to recognize what needs to be prioritized and when.

We Offer

Clean uniforms provided daily

Free delicious meals

Paid sick time provided after 4 months of continuous employment

Referral bonus program

Employee discount from all Maison Kayser Stores

Opportunity for continuous professional development

*Maison Kayser is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

If interested, please apply on the following link below

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