Hanabi - Bread Chef / Head Bread Baker

Newark, California, United States | Full-time

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We are hiring: Hanabi Cake is excited to hire a Bread Chef / Head Bread Baker to join and grow with our talented bakery team! Hanabi means fireworks in Japanese, and we aspire to bring happiness to our customers through our products just like enjoying wonderful fireworks. We make beautiful and delicious international-inspired cakes / breads sold all over the Bay Area. Our style is elegant and modern, sweet but not too sweet, made with love for everyday and special occasions. See our Instagram @enjoy_hanabi to check out what you’ll be making!!
Our parent company, Fuji INC, is a startup in Silicon Valley. Our vision is to make tasty and healthy food and beverage more accessible to everyone. Please visit our website @ www.zeroand.com, and www.enjoyhanabi.com
 
Responsibilities
  • Leads the breads production and operation to ensure the highest quality baked goods are produced. Be responsible for the overall safety, training and development of the culinary team and leading in a positive and inspiring manner
  • Leads a team of bakers as they prepare a variety of recipes to spec each day, focusing on quality and consistency
  • Creates and designs new products; Creates complex formulations using innovative production techniques; Role models technical skills required for baker/pastry culinary production
  • Be responsible for the training of all new employees as well as the ongoing training of the existing staff
  • Assist in the implement of cost control procedures and to manage these procedures and follow through with the staff
 
Requirements
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in high-volume bakery store or fast-paced restaurant management in the food / beverage industry
  • 3+ years of supervisory/managerial experience in a large-scale public or private institution directly engaged in food preparation, distribution and service with multiple locations
  • Understanding of health and safety protocols in food and beverage industry
  • Good communication skills and a great team player
  • Experience to train, mentor and manage team members
  • Culinary education background and food manager certification preferred
  • California Food Handler Certificate.
  • Eligibility to work in the US.
 
What you’ll get
  • Career path: Exciting projects opportunities and exposure in a fast-growing startup; You will work with a group of smart people and have impact on the industry!!
  • Competitive comp and benefits: We believe in pay for performance and want you to have a strong sense of ownership of the company.
  • Lots of free tea, cake and bread tasting and more amazing innovative drinks and bakery items awaits! We constantly create new products. You’ll be one of the first to create and a big part of refining it!!