A baker dishes out sumptuous cakes, pastries, breads, cookies and other bakery items. Bakers create their reputation through their creativity in introducing new flavors and delicacies that appeal to customers across all age groups. Creativity and passion for baking are thus the essential ingredients that contribute to a successful baking career. This requires innovativeness in baking cakes, cookies, pastries, and other bakery items. Aromas, flavors and fresh ingredients induce a passion for baking and attract the customers with freshly baked food items.
Since every auspicious occasion demands cakes and other exotic treats that are liked by people across all age groups, the demands on this profession is high. Demanding work schedules is one of the key aspects defining the job of a baker. Bakers can work with hotels, restaurants, bakeries, or choose to have their own independent establishment.
The baker is responsible for making cakes, breads, buns, croissants, and other popular baked items. It is the baker’s responsibility to ensure that the baked food items are made from fresh ingredients and processed in clean and hygienic environment. Health and safety precautions are important in this field. Their work involves defining the desired proportions of the ingredients to be used, baking the products, packaging and serving the end products.
• Creativity in baking with new flavors, presentation, and trying out new recipes
• Knowledgeable of the key ingredients, proportions to be used, and measurement
• Ability to handle stress and odd working hours