We are looking to add an experienced cake decorator to our staff at our Southport location. This person will be responsible for the following: assemble and prepare soft serve and Blizzard cakes, including decorating with icing, gel, drawings, edible images, and letterings. May also be required to meet requirements of all other staff positions.
Prepare and decorate cake products according to customer specifications and all applicable standards and procedures.
Properly and safely operate and maintain cake and soft serve equipment while following all health and safety standards
Maintain an adequate inventory of decorated cakes at all times, including back-up cakes during holidays, national promotions and other peak cake occasions
Keep display freezer full at all times to the proper level with a variety of cakes attractively displayed
Take and fill customer cake orders in a professional and timely manner
Be pleasant and alert to customer needs
Work as a "team" member to assure constant and consistent quality, service, cleanliness and value to each customer
Clean work area, organize and stock needed items
Stock and execute proper rotation of products
Wash counters, tables, restrooms, trash receptacles, gather trash and remove from dining/service areas to proper receptacle, mop, sweep, stock and other cleaning tasks. Occasional need to be out of building for parking lot pick-up, trash removal and other maintenance and cleaning activities
Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested by management staff
Prepare and decorate cakes according to assigned specifications including cakes for special orders and walk-in customers. Operates cake production area in accordance with established PRIDE standards, policies and procedures. Assist in the success of the restaurant by ensuring guest satisfaction through adhering to standards for quality, value, service and cleanliness. Maintain a positive working relationship with all restaurant employees and customers to foster and promote a cooperative and pleasant working climate. Communicate all significant issues, both positive and negative, with management staff.
Qualified candidates must exhibit exceptional decorating skills including gel, icing, air brush, decorating kits, edible images, floral designs, and licensed character designs through examples such as a portfolio. Must be able to work in and out of different temperature ranges. Handling soft serve ice cream products constantly. Must be able to perform under pressure in a high volume restaurant including moving and responding quickly for long periods of time. Capability to stand for long periods of time. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Interact with the public and co-workers constantly during shifts. Cleaning up after preparation of soft serve cakes. Coordination skills to follow instructions and duplicate drawings and letters from projected images. Practice established food-handling procedures to meet any local health regulations. Must have EXCELLENT customer service skills, exhibit good manners, proper personal hygiene, positive attitude, and promptness.
PLEASE BE READY TO BRING IN PICTURES OF YOUR WORK, SO THAT WE CAN EVALUATE YOUR TALENT AND CAPABILITY.
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