Shift differential in effect for evening and weekend shifts
Bates Dining, Conferences and Campus Events oversees all student dining and is also the College’s catering provider. Staff holding a bakery position primarily work in student dining providing approximately 5000 meals per day to the students, faculty, staff and guests of the college who dine in Commons. They are also called upon to prepare items for catered events as needed.
As such, this position calls for someone who is able to safely, efficiently and consistently produce and present food in a high volume setting. A focus on providing outstanding customer service and exemplary organizational and time management skills are a must.
Perform the following duties, which may include but are not limited to:
Preparing baked goods for student meals
Preparing baked goods for catering
Preparing baked goods for Den
Assist in other areas as needed.
Maintain proper production records
Ensure that proper production and sanitation standards are being maintained
Ensure that standardized recipes are being used.
Display a pleasant demeanor and helpful attitude
Ability to follow written and oral directions
Mastery of production/ baking equipment to include, but not limited to: Combi Ovens, Steamers, rotary oven, institutional mixers, small kitchen equipment, bakery equipment
Must be able to make appropriate decisions regarding the service of food
Must ensure that food being served is properly labeled
Maintains the highest levels of customer service practices at all times.
Promotes and values diversity and practices two-way communication.
Meeting schedule includes monthly Dining, Conferences and Campus Events town meetings.
About Bates College Dining, Conferences & Campus Events
Since 1855, Bates College has been dedicated to the emancipating potential of the liberal arts. Bates educates the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community. With ardor and devotion--Amore ac Studio--we engage the transformative power of our differences, cultivating intellectual discovery and informed civic action. Preparing leaders sustained by a love of learning and a commitment to responsible stewardship of the wider world, Bates is a college for coming times.
Bates College Dining, Conferences and Campus Event is dedicated to supporting the mission of the institution by creating a co-curricular space where learning and community come together. We believe that through the sharing of food- which is locally sourced, skillfully prepared and thoughtfully served- we can create an environment that fosters collaboration, community engagement and individual growth. We are committed to building a culture which promotes the success of our students, faculty, staff and alumni and being responsible stewards of the wider world.