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Seeking Bakery Production Manager
Guglhupf Bakery, Patisserie & Cafe, an established and popular venue based in Durham, NC, is seeking a talented Bakery Production Manager to join our international artisan bread baking team for our next phase of development.
This is a great opportunity to be part of a "bakery with a soul" --according to the article featuring Guglhupf in the December 2011 issue of Our State magazine http://www.ourstate.com/guglhupf-bakery/. Guglhupf is located right in the heart of Durham, named by Bon Appetit as "America's Foodiest Small Town" http://www.bonappetit.com/magazine/2008/10/americas_foodiest_small_town
Ideal candidate will have strong knowledge and several years of experience in the artisan bread baking industry in a "from scratch production". Efficient bench work, oven work, lamination and an appreciation for quality and organization are a must.
Previous successful supervisory and product development experience are required for this position. We currently operate two baker shifts per day, produce over 20 types of bread for our retail operations and on-site cafe, and service an impressive list of leading restaurants in Durham, Chapel Hill and the Triangle.
The Production Manager will work closely with the owner of this privately-owned business to lead and grow the bakery's excellent product line and award-winning reputation.
This is a full-time, long-term position with a market leading, innovative bakery emphasizing German, French, and Viennese artisan breads, utilizing traditional production methods and long fermentation. We offer competitive salary, health benefits, company discounts, paid vacation, 401K and paid sick days.
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Guglhupf Bakery & Patisserie opened in its current location in November of 1998 to enthusiastic customers standing in a line snaking out to the parking lot. In September of 2004 doors opened to the long anticipated Guglhupf Caf? in its architecturally unique building adjacent to the bakery. Another chapter had begun...
Today Guglhupf is a popular destination and enjoys a reputation for outstanding artisanship and attention to quality. The owner's passion for simple food in a welcoming and personable atmosphere is evident in the preparation, presentation, and ambiance one feels while shopping in the bakery or dining in the caf?.
The owner's energy, enthusiasm and vision have led to a collaboration of talented chefs, pastry chefs, bakers, baristas and servers who bring significant expertise to the daily tasks of preparing and serving ethnically inspired foods with dedication and passion.
The caf?'s executive chef's menu preparations emphasize the use of local, seasonal and artisanal ingredients with a German twist. Our head pastry chef never seems to run out of new dessert creations along with our classic tortes and pastries which have earned us numerous awards over the years. An international team of bread bakers lead the production of an impressive batch of daily artisan breads for our bakery and caf?, and also for many local restaurants, gourmet stores and caf?s.