Baker's Assistant for Californian Bakery Violet Cakes in Dalston, London

47 Wilton Way, Dalston, E8 3ED

Baker's Assistant for Californian Bakery Violet Cakes in Dalston, London
Violet Cakes

Bakers Assistant

Reports to: Owner, Head baker, sous chef, general manager

Works alongside: Head baker, Sous chef, shop staff

The Baker’s Assistant will work closely alongside the Head Chef across the Violet Kitchen in preparing celebration and counter cakes as well as a range of savoury foods. Experience in a professional kitchen is desired, but a passion for baking is essential.

This is a full time role with five shifts a week including some weekend work.

Quality and cleanliness standards

  • Ensuring Violet’s day to day production is in accordance with targets and schedules set by the head baker and/or owner, and maintaining Violet’s quality standards at all times

  • Complying with Health and Safety regulations within the food preparing areas

  • Level 2 Safety and Hygiene is required for this position.

Kitchen maintenance

  • Following opening and closing duties in accordance with the guidelines in the kitchen manual.

  • Undertaking the daily cleaning of the food preparation areas and adhering to Food Hygiene regulations within the kitchen

  • Working in an orderly fashion with your team to ensure the kitchen and dish area remain tidy and uncluttered


  • Willingly take direction from superiors, and working with your coworkers to ensure smooth and efficient service at all times, and particularly at peak business times

  • Communicating clearly with your coworkers and maintaining a good working relationship with them. At Violet we understand the important and value of clear, open and direct communication between all members of the Violet family

  • Finally, the nature of Violet and it’s small team is such that flexibility is paramount and this requires employees to cover for others if necessary

Other duties

  • Undertaking additional tasks and duties, as directed by the owner, head baker or general manager

  • Undertaking training, as directed by the owner and/or the head baker

  • We expect you to complete all assigned duties and, while you will usually finish on time, you will sometimes be required to work overtime. Please do this with a positive attitude

Qualifications Requested
Level 2 Health and Safety
Salary expectation
Starting Date

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