Assistant Pastry Chef

May 04, 2020

We are a Memphis-based patisserie specializing in house-baked pastries, coffee, tea, and bespoke cakes. We aim to make everyday a little bit more beautiful by bringing  little bites of luxury into your home.

 

The 17 Berkshire team feels like a family. We pride ourselves on working together to bring the best experience to every guest who enters our space.  Our staff values attention to detail, hard work, and honesty.  We are proud to provide health insurance to our employees.  As 17 Berkshire continues to grow, we hope you can appreciate the journey it takes us on.

 

We are looking for an Assistant Pastry Chef to join our team! Please send your cover letter, resume, and baking portfolio to hello@17berkshire.com  (subject line: Assistant Pastry Chef) if you believe you are a good fit for our company.   Please note, only successful candidates will be notified.

 

Qualifications 

  • Advanced knowledge of pastry

    • Knows how to properly  measure and weigh ingredients

    • Familiar with classic French pastries as well as popular American desserts

    • Can troubleshoot typical problems that may arise ( trouble icing a cake, rolling sugar cookie dough, etc.)

  • Math Skills

    • Able to competently divide or multiply a recipe and / or it’s ingredients

    • Able to tally the total number of items needed for weekly custom orders

    • Can anticipate when we will need to replenish “x” product

  • Communication Skills

    • Capable of  following instructions and anticipating what the next necessary steps would be.  

    • Feels confident and comfortable asking for help, when appropriate.

    • Able to communicate needs and requests, within an appropriate time frame

    • Can navigate the needs of a small, growing business

  • Understands that unexpected circumstances may arise, requiring immediate attention.  Therefore, shifts and tasks may need to be altered in order to accommodate.

  • Can work well independently and with a diverse group of coworkers

  • Physical Strength 

    • Able to stand for 8+ hours

    • Able to lift 50lb bags

    • Able to safely work with burning liquids and ovens.

    • Commited to working 18+ months

 

As a part of our team,  you will enjoy lots of delicious pastries, support from our team,, and the opportunity to bring world-class experiences to our city.   As the leading patisserie in the Mid-South, you will gain invaluable work experience during your time at 17 Berkshire.

Front of House/ Barista

May 04, 2020

17 Berkshire is a Memphis-based patisserie specializing in house-baked pastries, coffee, tea, and bespoke cakes. We aim to make everyday a little bit more beautiful by bringing  little bites of luxury into your home. 

 

The 17 Berkshire team feels like a family. We pride ourselves on working together to bring the best experience to every guest who enters our space.  Our staff values attention to detail, hard work, and honesty.  We are proud to provide health insurance to our employees.  As 17 Berkshire continues to grow, we hope you can appreciate the journey it takes us on.

The ideal 17 Berkshire candidate is upbeat and motivated to provide a superior guest experience to maximize sales and profit. All team members are  responsible for ensuring that sales goals are achieved by supporting and executing brand standards for our guest and team. This will include assisting with guests needs, offering product knowledge, merchandising, handling cash transactions and maintaining a neat and visually inspiring environment. Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule according to the needs of the business, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

 Qualifications:

  1. Excellent Customer Service 

  2. Barista Experience, preferred 

  3. Attention to detail

  4. Strong and Eloquent Communication Skills

  5. Math Skills

  6. Values a clean work environment

  7. Can appreciate slow moments as well as busy moments

  8. Team player

  9. Flexible schedule

  10. Cheerful spirit

  11. Physically able to stand for 6+ hours, move 40+ lb boxes, etc,

  12. Committed to being an active employee for at least 18 months

As a part of our team,  you will enjoy lots of delicious pastries, support from our team,, and the opportunity to bring world-class experiences to our city.  

Our current hours are: Tuesday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. with shifts beginning and ending  30 minutes to 1 hours before.  However, please note that we will be adjusting our hours in the upcoming weeks.  

You can expect to work 12-20 hours a week.  We will try our best to accommodate shift requests, but please note that not all requests will be granted.

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to hello@17berkshire.com, subject line : Front of House .

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