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Dining Services
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A Baker, or Pastry Chef, is in charge of preparing baked goods for customers. Their duties include creating recipes, ordering ingredients and coordinating baking schedules to produce breads, cakes, pastries, pies, cookies and other goods.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Roll, knead, cut, or shape dough to form sweet rolls, pie crusts, tarts, or other products;
  • Work in a team environment with a high degree of professionalism while handling multiple priorities to produce efficient service;
  • Plate items as requested during meals and suggest pairing desserts with wines, cocktails, and other dessert beverages;
  • Create desserts based on themed events;
  • Be Proficient in Cake Making;
  • After receiving each week’s BEO, responsible for creating detailed production lists and assigning tasks to pastry cooks each day;
  • Ensures all food is prepared and served in a timely, organized, and efficient way;
  • Creation and production of CLE shelf stable food for retail sale;
  • Responsible for establishing a labor budget and sticking to it weekly;
  • Responsible for streamlining and scaling all recipes, new and old;
  • Ensure all food items are held at the proper temperature
  • You will follow proper food handling techniques utilizing Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) , ServeSafe, and facility policies and procedures;
  • Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times;
  • Perform “other” job related duties as assigned by management which achieve the established goals of the company, campus, and the clients.


  • Excellent oral communication and listening skills;
  • Must be reliable, responsible, polite, groomed, and articulate;
  • Responsible for the proper handling of all equipment;
  • Six months experience in kitchen operations and execution;
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds regularly and do the occasional heavy lifting (up to 50 pounds);
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either via email atHROffice@hamptonu.eduor fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

**As a condition of employment, Hampton University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to include the COVID-19 booster, unless you submit and are approved for a medically contraindicated exemption or religious exemption.

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