Baker Cover Letter
Bakers prepare baked goods in a variety of settings such as bakeries, coffee shops, hotels, and restaurants. They collaborate with the management to decide what items to include in the dessert menu to attract clients. Job duties of a Baker include: mixing ingredients, cutting and molding dough, arranging dough in appropriate pans, setting oven temperature, decorating baked goods, applying icing, storing baking utensils, adhering to food safety standards, replenishing supplies, packaging and displaying items, and training junior staff.
Employers select cover letters showcasing the following abilities:
- Cooking and backing skills
- Good eye-hand coordination
- Teamworking skills
- Problem-solving orientation
- Attention to details
- Good numeracy skills
- Stamina and resilience
- Customer service abilities
Below is provided a sample cover letter highlighting comparable Baker skills.
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Dear Ms. Dixon:
When I learned of your need for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Baker to join your team at Le Petit Patisserie, I felt compelled to send along my resume for your review. As a skilled and detail-oriented professional with more than five years of experience preparing and creating a range of baked goods for Snowcap Bakery in Mount Vernon, I am prepared to significantly contribute to your bakery’s goals.
My experience includes making a wide variety of baked goods, from simple breads and pies to more intricate specialty cakes and soufflés. With expertise in local, sustainable ingredient sourcing and selection, I excel at leveraging my thorough knowledge of pastry equipment and preparation to provide an exceptional level of customer service and satisfaction.
Highlights of my experience include…
- Baking an array of pastries, cakes, desserts, and confections for retail sales purposes while developing and testing new recipes on customers to continually evolve offerings and encourage frequent repeat business.
- Demonstrating a keen sensitivity to customers’ unique dietary needs and requirements for individual orders.
- Ensuring compliance with food safety standards and health sanitation guidelines.
- Possessing solid time management, inventory control, and organizational skills, along with superior talents in team collaboration.
- Earning an Associate’s degree in Pastry Arts from Skagit College.
My expertise in preparing delicious baked goods has been finely honed, and I am confident my additional strengths will readily translate to your environment. The chance to offer more insight into my qualifications would be appreciated.
Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to speaking with you soon.
Hailey B. Stratton