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Bakehouse Head Bake Instructor/Principal 2013

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Employment Type:Full Time

Zingerman’s Bakehouse is looking for a Principal in BAKE!, our hands on teaching bakery for home bakers. If you love great bread & pastries, as well as learning, teaching and giving great service, please consider this position in our fast growing school.    

The Head Bake Instructor / Principal will be the primary teacher for the baking school.  In addition, they will provide direct supervision and leadership to BAKE! staff and to instructors from other areas of the Bakehouse regarding the BAKE! classes they teach.  This position will also support and supervise class design, hire and train all support staff, support the timely completion of orientation by BAKE! staffand timely completion of performance reviews.  



Our Performance Expectations are:

  • Provide Servant Leadership to all Bakehouse staff
  • Teach (or have the capacity to teach) any scheduled BAKE! class
  • Attend Bakehouse Manager's Meetings and participate fully and effectively in all concensus decision making for the business
  • Teach ZCoB orientation classes open to all ZCoB staff members regularly
  • Maintain and provide appropriate recordkeeping to Bakehouse accounting staff (DOR, Purchase Orders, ITS records, etc.)
  • Lead and support the completion of BAKE! ZAP each year
  • Purchase all needed items for BAKE!--ingredients, operating supplies, & capital expenditures
  • Ensure the space and all equipment is maintained in good order and ready to use for classes as scheduled
  • Maintain consistent & accurate versions of all class materials for BAKE! at all times
  • Become an active participant in Zingerman’s Community of Businesses
Physical Requirements:
  • Lift 50 pounds
  • Stand for many hours at a time



The Success Patterns for this position are:

  • 7 years professional baking experience preferred
  • Comfortable speaking in front of a group
  • Previous training, including on shift training, preferred
  • Enjoys providing impeccable and unexpected service to guests
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative work environment
  • Loves great food – to make it, share it and eat it


Successful Candidates will have the following Personal Characteristics:

  • Engaging interpersonal style
  • Dynamic and Outgoing 
  • Sense of humor
  • Calm and patient
  • Team player
  • Professional and fun at the same time
  • Strong work ethic
  • Confidence inspiring


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