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Company: Starbucks
Location: New York, NY
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Food, Beverage




Job Summary and Mission

This position contributes to success of the Roastery and Reserve stores by preparing beautifully assembled salads and sandwiches and freshly baked pastries and pizzas to be served to customers.  A Roastery and Reserve baker is responsible for preparing all food items, proofing of pastries and breads, the assembly and baking of products. They are expected to demonstrate culinary leadership by preparing and assembling quality food products in a fast-paced environment. The incumbent is responsible for modeling and acting in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.


Summary of Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:  

Food Expert & Brand Ambassador:  

  • Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promote the culture, values and mission of Starbucks  

  • Serves as an in-store food expert providing exceptional knowledge of our products and the ingredients used in those products

  • Demonstrates impeccable composure and ability to thrive in ambiguous situations. Maintains a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operations to standard and to set a positive example for the team

  • Consistently prepares quality food items for all customers by adhering to recipe and presentation standards  

  • Contributes to our exceptional customer service by keeping up with production demands throughout the day

  • Supports execution of Roastery and Reserve special events as needed  

  • Follows all health, safety and sanitation guidelines

  • Assists with new partner training by positively reinforcing successful performance and giving respectful and encouraging coaching as needed 

  • Contributes to positive team environment 

  • Recognizes and reinforces individual and team accomplishments by using existing organizational methods  

  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality 


  • Prepares batches of pizza, croissants, brioche; assembles sandwiches and salads; heats soup and prepares made to order baked eggs and aperitivo items

  • Ensures proper proofing of various doughs and laminates

  • Reviews daily prep lists and production needs to determine variety and quantity of goods to bake and assemble by day part

  • Receives and verifies deliveries from the main kitchen, ensuring all ingredients and products are prepared and delivered according to established standards. 

  • Adheres to standard inventory management and storage procedures   

  • Attends to daily maintenance needs of kitchen and equipment and ensures availability of needed supplies.  

  • Completes production sheets and other records as required

  • Follows Starbucks operational policies and procedures, including those for cash handling and safety and security, to ensure the safety of all partners during each shift

  • Maintains a clean and organized workspace so that partners can locate resources and product as needed. Manages cleanliness of utensils and equipment

Job Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Culinary or restaurant experience 

  • Health code certification  

  • Reading, writing, and verbal proficiency in the English language  

  • Available to work flexible hours, which could include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays 

  • Basic Knife Skills

  • Ability to bend, twist, squat, reach, crawl, push/pull, climb stairs, and stand without limitation and for long periods of time

  • Ability to carry 35lb on a consistent basis 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Baking or Culinary Certification/Degree

  • Additional languages beneficial

  • Pizza making experience, additional baking experience a plus 

  • Ability to learn quickly  

  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions and request clarification when needed  

  • Strong interpersonal skills  

  • Ability to work as part of a team  

  • Ability to build relationships  

  • High attention to detail, strong work ethic, ability to multitask and prioritize is essential

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals.

We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 206-318-0660 or via email at

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