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Posted January 23, 2019

Lead Baker

Summary of Position:

Function as a liaison between bakery management and line staff to assist in and coordinate bakery production.  

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with pastry supervisor to assist with training and developing the staff in all areas of bakery production. Support wherever possible. 
  • Prepare properly and direct the preparation of common to complex level bakery products. Prepare various baked goods according to specification. 
  • Maintain daily production and cleaning schedules. 
  • Effectively focus efforts to help maintain the established standards of sanitation, safety and food quality. 
  • Assist the Executive Pastry Chef in the training, and continuing cross training, of the bakery staff in order to enhance individual skill levels. 
  • Perform various tasks as necessary, such as cleaning and properly storing equipment, to contribute to a clean and safe work environment.


Education: N/A

Experience: 3+ years working in similar size operation .

Certificates or Licenses: Maricopa County Food Service Worker Card. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • The ability to read, understand and work from E.O’s (event orders) in order to discern production requirements and plan accordingly. 
  • The ability to grasp, lift, and/or carry, using proper equipment, products weighing up to 200lbs. 
  • Ability to work in confined areas at extreme temperatures. 
  • Ability to stand, reach and stoop in order to perform the essential duties. 
  • Basic mathematical skills sufficient enough to understand recipe production and conversion. 
  • Possesses the ability to comprehend and communicate effectively in English, both written and orally.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Behaves ethically
  • Organized: Maintain a neat, organized workspace, maintaining important documents pertinent to job.
  • Communicates effectively: Speaks and listens in a clear, thorough, and timely manner, effectively reading and writing, using the English language.
  • Professional Appearance: Exhibits an appearance appropriate for a four diamond resort (Specific grooming standards are available for review).

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

8000 South Arizona Grand Parkway

Phoenix, AZ 85044

Telephone (602) 438-9000