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Are you enthusiastic about serving customers? Are you looking for a new challenge in customer service? Grand Central Bakery is looking for a Culinary Lead to create our savory, locally sourced, delicious sandwiches to serve a community of loyal customers!

The Culinary Lead's role is an integral part of the efficient, enthusiastic team that makes Grand Central Bakery’s vibrant cafes such wonderful spaces to be in. The Culinary Lead ensures all team members are trained on proper sandwich making procedures, is responsible for meeting food cost goals, and serves as a conduit for food specific knowledge. They often lead in training and can be the Person In Charge (PIC) for all parts of the day.

The ideal candidate for this role will be customer oriented, and mission-focused. They must be a strong team player with good communication, problem-solving skills, organization, and planning.

Location: 7501 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Rate of Pay: This position pays $18.30 per hour plus tips. Tips average $7.00 - $9.00 per hour. New hires are excluded from the tip pool for the first five (5) training shifts.

Schedule: Full-time, est. 5 days a week. Schedule flexibility, including weekends and holidays, required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English required
  • Maintains food handler’s card – new hires are expected to have a valid card by their first date of work
  • Basic math skills required
  • Must display professionalism and personality with customers

Physical requirements include but are not limited to:

  • The Culinary Lead is required to stand for 100% of the shift.
  • The role necessitates working in a loud environment with frequent interruptions. 
  • This position may require lifting and carrying items up to 20 lbs.
  • This position works in a building containing a bakery and is constantly exposed to wheat flour dust and other grain dusts (rye, corn, oat).

Company Overview

Grand Central Bakery ignited a bread revolution in 1989 by introducing rustic artisan loaves to Northwest tables. Values are at the heart of our company and sustainability touches everything we do - from where we buy ingredients to how we care for our employees and invest in our communities. A Certified B Corporation, Grand Central Bakery is part of a global movement of organizations using business as a force for good.

Benefits

Grand Central Bakery offers outstanding employee benefits as part of our total compensation package.

  • Medical/dental/vision coverage
    • Employer paid medical coverage at 60 days for all employees working 25 hours per week
    • Employer paid Healthcare Reimbursement Account (HRA) for insured employees
  • Paid Time Off
    • Vacation time
    • Sick time
    • Personal holiday time
    • Community time
  • 401k with match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for healthcare, dependent care, and transportation
  • Life/disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Reimbursement for bike commuting expenses
  • Training and opportunities for growth
  • Free bread!

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and strive to create a work environment of respect, trust, collaboration, and cooperation. It is the policy of Grand Central Bakery to maintain a workplace free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, physical, sensory, or mental disability, age, marital status, military or veteran status, family relationship, your or your family’s genetic information, or status in any other legally protected group. We expect each employee to embrace and apply these principles of equal treatment to each other and to our customers.

Company Overview

  • Website grandcentralbakery.com
  • Headquarters PORTLAND, OR
  • Size 100 - 200
  • Founded 1989
  • Type
  • CEO GWEN BASSETTI
  • Revenue $10M - $50M
  • Industry Retail & Wholesale
  • About grand central bakery
  • Grand Central Bakery ignited a bread revolution in 1989 by introducing rustic artisan loaves to Northwest tables. Values are at the heart of our company and sustainability touches everything we do - from where we buy ingredients to how we care for our employees and invest in our communities. As a Certified B Corporation, Grand Central Bakery is part of a global movement of organizations using business as a force for good. Visit our seven Portland and three Seattle bakery-cafes for sandwiches, salads and baked goods made with the best local & sustainable ingredients. Find our award-winning brea ... ds at select markets and top restaurants around the region. Menus and locations at www.grandcentralbakery.com. We hire for passion and shared values, offer competitive wages and excellent benefits, and celebrate and reward hard work with growth and development opportunities. We believe in business as a force for good. You too? Consider joining our team! More