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Artisan Baker

Riverside Sourdough
36 Cathays Terrace CF24 4HX

Posted: 27/04/2021

Deadline: 21/05/2021

Compensation: £10.50 per hour

Paid Part-time

Job description

We are looking for a key team member to take part in the kitchen & bakery activities. Ideally we are looking for someone with commercial bakery experience and/or formal training, but we are still really keen to hear from you if you are consistently making sourodugh at home.

You'll be responsible for all products before delivery to discerning customers ensuring high quality and contentment.

As the operation / production grows, you will work closely with the team to define and revise working schedules for all team members to meet demand.


  • Take part in the food preparation process and any other relative activities
  • Develop new products from time-to-time with the team
  • Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages
  • Arrange for repairs when necessary and remedy any problems or defects
  • Eventually take part in hiring, managing and training kitchen staff
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Nurture a culture of cooperation and respect between co-workers
  • Liaise with venue management, adhere to venue rules and obligations
  • Liaise with non-kitchen staff from time-to-time to assist with social media content etc.

Desirable skills for this role

  • A talented baker with artisan baking experience
  • Passion for sourdough, baking, pastry and all long-ferment methods, including understanding shaping and proofing dough and oven work
  • Passion for organic flours, heritage grains and premium ingredients
  • Passion and experience with plant-based cuisines preferred – (or serious interest to embrace it)
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability in coordinating responsibilities and monitoring progress
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimised kitchen processes
  • Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS office, POS)
  • Credentials in health and safety training

Working Hours

  • Permanent/Part-time role


  • Living Wage as a minimum - flat pay structure so we're always looking to maximise this for everyone (directors included)
  • 4-week working trial required prior to a formal contract being executed

Application information

Please send CV and a covering letter introducing yourself and detailing relevant experience to:

Mark Stevens

Reference: Bakery team member vacancy

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About Riverside Sourdough

We are a cooperatively-run artisan bakery in Cardiff, making bread and pastries using traditional methods and quality & ethical ingredients.