Available Positions:

We currently do not have an open position at the bakery.  Please send your resume to careers@ayapastry.com to be considered for future opportunities. Thank you!

Bread Baker

Responsibilities

  • Daily production of all bread orders; including but not limited to mixing, shaping, and baking of doughs and viennoiseries.
  • Assist in kitchen organization, equipment maintenance and cleanliness.
  • Daily check of pars and quality.
  • Fulfill orders for deliveries given by Head Bread Baker and Bread Sous Chef.

Requirements 

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • 1 year or more experience in pastry, savory, or bread production.
  • Knowledge of lamination and previous use of bakery equipment preferred.
  • Must maintain a high level of cleanliness and be aware of all food safety standards (must have Illinois' food handler's certificate).
  • Must have a flexible schedule including the ability to work on holidays.
  • A great attitude, an eagerness to learn, and passion for bread baking.

 

Pastry Cook

Responsibilities
  • Daily production for all dessert items; including but not limited to plated dessert components, cakes, and pastries.
  • Ability to follow directions and recipes.
  • Assist in kitchen organization and cleanliness.
  • Daily check of pars and quality.
  • Fulfill orders for delivery given by pastry sous chef or executive pastry chef.
  • Delivery check-ins.
  • Attend certain outside events and programs
 Requirements
  • 2 years or more experience in pastry production.
  • Knowledge of lamination, chocolate work, production of confectionaries, and building cakes and entremets preferred.
  • Must maintain a high level of cleanliness and be aware of all food safety standards (must have Illinois' food handler's certificate).
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds 
  • Must have a flexible schedule including the ability to work on holidays.
  • A great attitude, an eagerness to learn, and passion for pastry.

 

AM Baker

Responsibilities

  • Daily bake off of our pastries, breads, and viennoiseries with a 3AM starting time.
  • Daily production of all bread orders; including but not limited to mixing, shaping, and baking of doughs and viennoiseries.
  • Assist in kitchen organization, equipment maintenance and cleanliness.
  • Daily check of pars and quality.
  • Fulfill orders for deliveries given by Head Bread Baker and Bread Sous Chef.

Requirements 

  • Punctuality is a must for this 3AM bake-off shift position.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • 1 year or more experience in pastry, savory, or bread production.
  • Knowledge of lamination and previous use of bakery equipment preferred.
  • Must maintain a high level of cleanliness and be aware of all food safety standards (must have Illinois' food handler's certificate).
  • Must have a flexible schedule including the ability to work on holidays.
  • A great attitude, an eagerness to learn, and passion for bread baking.