Shaker Village
  • 02-Feb-2021 to 02-Apr-2021 (EST)
  • Restaurant
  • Harrodsburg, KY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill (SVPH) is on a mission to inspire generations through DISCOVERY, by sharing the legacies of the Kentucky Shakers. SVPH is committed to bridging historic preservation, land conservation, engaged learning and warm hospitality to present an unrivaled destination experience.

Home to the third largest Shaker community in the United States from 1805 until 1910, SVPH manages the country's largest private collection of original 19th century buildings and is the largest National Historic Landmark in Kentucky. Onsite amenities at SVPH include overnight accommodations, dining and catering services, retail shops, event and meeting venues, riverboat rides, historical exhibitions and tours, farm and garden area, nature preserve, multi-use trail system, equestrian stable and an extensive calendar of special programs, activities and events.

Shaker Village Trustees' Table

The Trustee's Table supports the mission of Shaker Village by creating quality dining experiences that embrace contemporary tastes while continuing to champion farm-to-table and sustainable sourcing philosophies in the legacy of the Shakers.

Baker Job Summary

A Baker at Shaker Village is responsible for the proper preparation and execution of a variety of high quality made from scratch baked goods. These products include but are not limited to a variety of signature breads, cookies, pies, cakes and other assorted baked goods. Successful applicants will be accomplished bakers. They will be creative and have a passion for baking and take pride in their work. They will have the ability to keep up with high product demand during peak periods without sacrificing quality.

Responsibilities Duties:

  1. Prepare high quality homemade bread for all meal periods.
  2. Work with management to provide baked goods for onsite catering events.
  3. Excel in executing a variety of high quality dessert options for our guests.
  4. Ensure all safety and Sanitation requirements are met daily.
  5. Role model proper food storage, labeling and dating of all products.

Skills and Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrate passion and motivation to create new recipes
  2. Show ability to prepare Shaker recipe's to standard.
  3. Measure, mix, and weigh ingredients per recipe.
  4. Ensure proper batch size is prepared to meet demand.
  5. Communicate well with management and other staff members.
  6. Be adaptable and flexible to meet changing business demands.
  7. Possess strong culinary knowledge and good kitchen practices.

Education and Experience

  1. High school diploma.
  2. 3 years baking experience in fine dining or bakery.
  3. Ability to pass a background check.
  4. Able to work any shift as needed.

Mental and Physical Requirements

  1. Must be able to multi-task and work in stressful situations
  2. Must be capable of standing for extended periods
  3. Requires the mobility to climb stairs and occasionally lift and/or move items weighing up to 50 lbs.
  4. Must be able to quickly and safely negotiate stairs while carrying objects
  5. Must have excellent manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.

Working Environment and Conditions:

  1. Lifting heavy trays of food, kitchenware, glasses and cups
  2. Frequent exposure to fluctuating temperatures (inside and outside as needed)
  3. Flexibility in working throughout Shaker Village property in a variety of venues
  4. Schedules may include early mornings, late evenings, holidays and weekends

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