This established, award-winning, internationally acclaimed restaurant group, based in Barbados is seeking a Master Artisan Baker to support their evolution and expansion. Reporting to the Director of Operations, this individual will have operational oversight and expansion of the existing bakery which services the local hotels, villas, and the restaurant group's entities. Additionally, the Master Artisan Baker will help to develop, launch, and manage the retail bakery that will cater to individual clients. This is a hands-on leadership role for someone that has the drive and creativity to establish the entity as the premiere Artisan Bakery in Barbados.
2-year contract terms are available for the right candidate that can only commit on a short-term basis.
Recipe creation and production of high quality baked goods with a focus on artisan bread
Develop, implement, and manage budgets to control costs without compromising quality or standards
Provide structure, support, and operational leadership to the staff
Identify opportunities for increased efficiencies in logistics, production, work-flow, and present viable solutions
Exercise discretion in addressing the changing demands of the business
Attain the financial objectives of the business through effective management of people, product, service and facility processes
Ensure all employees are focused on exceeding guidelines related to quality, consistency, excellence, facility cleanliness, and service procedures
Minimum 4 years experience in a bakery shop (not in a hotel or restaurant)
Minimum of 2 years of leadership/management experience
Must have mastered all the aspects of high-end bakery products (mixing, shaping, strong knowledge of the fermentation process...)
Understanding of different kinds of bread dough as well as viennoiseries
Able to adapt to "Island living"
Committed to taking on the challenge of making a startup bakery successful with the possibility to grow with the company in mind
*Subject to receiving a work-permit from the immigration department of Barbados (immigration assistance will be provided)